Vattikim

Prime time for our respected elders

In Deuteronomy, we read, "Ask your father, and he will tell you…your elders, and they shall instruct you." In our tradition, wisdom has always been associated with those who have had many decades of experiences and learning. At Or Atid, we are blessed to have many respected elders (55 and over), known as "the Vattikim." Throughout the year, the Vattikim gather together for lunch and learning, for special programs, and most importantly, for fellowship. 

Join Rabbi Polisson on Sundays, once a month from 12:00pm-1:30pm for lunch and discussion.

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Take part in one of our special gatherings for stimulating conversation and exchange of ideas.  For more information, call Rabbi Polisson at 508-358-9623 or email [email protected].

Social Action

Community Cooks!

Upcoming date: Nov. 17 Please volunteer to cook or 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. More info here.

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming date: Dec. 1 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

[email protected] Broads in Midrash

Mondays, starts 9/23, 10am at Or Atid 
10 session class exploring little known women whose stories are embellished in the rabbinic tradition. Details here.

The Jewish Response to the Modern Civil Rights Movement

Tuesdays, Nov. 19, Nov. 26, Dec. 3 at Or Atid
Taught by Yoni Kadden, Chair, History Department, Gann Academy. RSVP by Oct. 29 to [email protected]. More info here.

 

 

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