Committees and Key Contacts

We want you!

Our success as a synagogue is a congregation-wide effort with the incredible talent and energy so generously offered by our members. We have many opportunities to get involved within our Or Atid community.  Contact any one of our committee chairpeople to share your thoughts and ideas and to join in.

Adult Education 

Joel Rosen and Marjorie Solomon: [email protected] 

Annual Fund

Mark Krasnow: [email protected] 

Adult Social 

Meg Umlas: [email protected] 


Mark Thirman and Sam Schwarzwald: [email protected] 

Communications - PR, marketing, website, newsletter

Carol Goldman: [email protected] 


Laura Blumberg: [email protected] 

Family Table

Josh Winograd: [email protected] 


Jeff Ganz: [email protected] 


Steve Gershman: [email protected] 

Israel Action

Scott Herzog: [email protected] 


Joshua Scherz: [email protected] 


Howard Gold: [email protected] 


Ross Scribner and Howard Gold: [email protected] 


Terri Mendoza, Arlene Fuchs, Barbra Sher: [email protected] 

Social Action

Maggie Rubin: [email protected] 

Yad Chesed

Barbra Sher and Amy Silverstein: [email protected] 


Steve Shoyer: [email protected] 

If you have ideas you would like to share with our President, please contact Lauren Kaplan at [email protected]. 

Social Action.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: June 3 Help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

Patient Navigator Service

With JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. 

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: June 3 Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday.


Adult Education

In Judaism, learning is a life-long process, and each stage of learning brings with it special blessings and insights. At Congregation Or Atid, we offer a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way.