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 

Rabbi Louis Polisson: [email protected] and [email protected]

Annual Fund

Mark Krasnow: [email protected] 

Adult Social 

Meg Umlas: [email protected] 

Brotherhood

Sam Schwarzwald and Josh Bregman: [email protected] 

Communications - PR, marketing, website, newsletter

Carol Goldman: [email protected] 

College Connection 

Amy Rose and Beth Winograd: [email protected]

Education

Sandy Gold, Larry Sternberg, Larry Wolpe, Howard Wolke  

Family Table

Beth Winograd: [email protected] 

Finance 

Sandy Gotlib: [email protected] 

House

Steve Gershman: [email protected] 

Kitchen 

Joshua Scherz: [email protected] 

Membership

Sara Bernstein and Rachael Barabell: [email protected]

Ritual

Howard Gold: [email protected] 

Sisterhood

Arlene Fuchs, Barbra Sher and Lori Whitmore: [email protected] 

Social Action

Maggie Rubin: [email protected] 

Yad Chesed

Barbra Sher and Amy Silverstein: [email protected] 

Webmaster 

Steve Shoyer: [email protected] 

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

Social Action

Family Promise

Or Atid joins next door neighbor Peace Lutheran Church to host homeless families for two consecutive weeks, twice a year. This Fall, families will be hosted at the Church from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4. There are many opportunities to volunteer. Contact Cindy Fenichel or Barbara Boykin for more info.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: Oct. 28:  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: Nov.: 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.

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Adult Education

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

The Supreme Court & Jewish Life in America:
Oct. 15, 22 & 29, 7:30-9:30pm
Led by Yoni Kadden from Gann Academy. We'll explore 3 US Supreme Court cases critical to Jewish practice and American constitutional law.

Bad-ss Broads of the Bible:
10-session course, starting Oct. 16, 10am-noon
Metrowest Jewish Women's Study Group will explore audacious female characters in the Hebrew Bible.

Why Pray? Finding Meaning in Jewish Prayer:
6-session course starting Nov. 8, 7:30-8:45pm
Led by Rabbi Polisson, come and discover the meaning and power of Jewish prayer!
 

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