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		                                    Welcome		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">Experience the richness and joy of Jewish living and learning with our welcoming community.</span>
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		                                    Our Rabbi		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">Rabbi Polisson is passionate about connecting people to Judaism in a way that is relevant and meaningful to our lives today.</span>
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		                                    Community		                                </span>
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		                                    Learning		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">We offer the innovative Jewish Learning Lab for our youth and an exciting array of education enrichment programs for adults.</span>
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		                                    Repairing the world		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">Bettering the world around us is at our core and we are committed to helping those in need.</span>
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		                                    Teens and Tweens		                                </span>
		                            <span class="slider_description">We offer programs that give our youth different ways to socialize, travel and explore their values and leadership skills.</span>

Welcome to Or Atid

Congregation Or Atid is a vibrant, innovative synagogue in Metrowest. Members turn to Or Atid for friendship, holiday observances, learning and lifecycle celebrations and support. We are delighted you are here and seeking to learn more about our warm, engaging community. 

At Or Atid, we welcome all! For information on any upcoming event or program, email For information on joining Or Atid and our Sustaining Pledge Model, visit our Membership Page.

Sign Up for Or Atid Email Updates Here!

Click here for our current COVID-19 Health Protocols.

Or Atid Connects



Shabbat Services - In Person and Online

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Friday Night, Monthly -  6:00pm

Shabbat Torah Study, Weekly - 8:45am

Shabbat Morning Service - 9:30am

Click here to Live Stream Shabbat services on the Or Atid Facebook page or Meeting ID: 901 693 798  Click here for the Zoom link.


Community Events

Or Atid Racial Diversity and Equality Working Group Meetings

Sunday, Aug. 7, 4-6pm

Sunday, Sept. 4, 4-6pm



Click here for full month program calendar 


Quick Links


Social Action

Our Social Action co-chairs have compiled a comprehensive list of Tikkun Olam volunteer opportunities from delivering meals in the community to at-home projects to do with your families.

In this continued time of difficulty and uncertainty, our surrounding communities are in need of donations. Please consider giving to one of the following organizations:  

JF&CS Family Table Amazon Wish List 

A Place to Turn Food Pantry

Greater Boston Food Bank

Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen 

If you have questions please contact Maggie Rubin or Barbara Boykin.


Adult Programming

Boston Jewish Film Festival Summer Cinematheque Screening

American Birthright
Screening online Aug. 10-16

Discussion with Becky Tahel Wednesday, Aug. 17, 7:30pm, ZOOM LINK HERE

Or Atid is happy to make available for streaming the film American Birthright, a personal documentary that follows 29-year-old Israeli-American Becky Tahel’s struggle with the big questions about religion, love, and her Jewish identity.

Click HERE to purchase a discounted ticket using the code ORATID2022.

Live Jazz at Or Atid

Wednesday, August 31, 7:30 pm, onsite

Join us for a night of live Jazz at Or Atid with Mark Thirman, Rabbi Polisson, and friends.

Does Ethnic Studies Have a Jewish Problem?

Thursday, Sept 8, 7:30pm, Online

Featuring a panel of Jewish Community Leaders and hosted by the Israel Action Committee of Temple Israel of Natick. Register HERE.

Or Atid Women's Book Group

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 7:30pm, via Zoom

Join us to discuss All the Children are Home by Patry Francis. Set in the late 1950s through 1960s in a small town in Massachusetts, the novel follows the Moscatelli family and the irrevocable changes in their lives when a six-year-old indigenous girl, Agnes, comes to live with them.
All are welcome! Zoom link HERE.



Family Programming

Young Families Musical Kabbalat Shabbat


Jewish Learning Collaborative

The Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest is a joint religious school program comprising of students from surrounding synagogues, as well as unaffiliated K through 8th grade students. This program is open to all students (regardless of synagogue membership or affiliation) who want to spend quality time with other Jewish children in the Metrowest area.

Tuition for affiliated families reflects a discounted rate. To learn more about the JLCMW contact Orna Sonnenschein.


Holidays at Or Atid

Be Our Guest at an upcoming Shabbat or holiday service!


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