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Congregation Or Atid is a vibrant, innovative MetroWest Boston synagogue.

Members turn to Or Atid for friendship, holiday and lifecycle celebrations, and learning.

 

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Shabbat services are held in-person and online.  Click here for schedule times and additional information.

Connect to Our School

Or Atid is part of The Jewish Learning Collaborative of Metrowest, 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.

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Rabbi David Finkelstein's Office Hours

Wednesdays 12:30-2:00pm (Onsite and on Zoom)

Rabbi David's Office Hours are on Wednesdays, excepting vacation days and holy days. During these hours, Rabbi David will be at Or Atid with his door open, available for unannounced visits in-person and on Zoom (email for a zoom link). Those who wish to connect with the Rabbi at a different time are invited to set up an appointment via email or phone call/text (781.786.8679).

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Upcoming Events

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  • Sunday ,
    MayMay  19 , 2024
    Lag B'Omer Celebration with Diamond Family Circus
    Sunday, May 19th 1:30p to 3:30p
    Families are invited to join us for a dynamic Lag B'Omer Celebration for all ages featuring Diamond Family Circus performing aerial and ground moves, fire spinning, and stilt-walking! Try out the trapeze • Learn juggling & feather balancing • Try out the aerial equipment!

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  • Tuesday ,
    MayMay  21 , 2024
    The Book of Ruth with Rabbi David
    Tuesday, May 21st 7:30p to 9:00p
    Tuesdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 2024. Come study this moving and deeply thought-provoking story. In the context of Or Atid's inclusive and supportive learning community, fashion your own relationship with this indispensable classic of sacred Jewish storytelling. No knowledge of Hebrew is required. Online only: Email info@congregationoratid.org for Zoom Link.

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  • Wednesday ,
    MayMay  22 , 2024
    The Study of Mussar with Rabbi Marcia Plumb
    Wednesday, May 22nd 7:00p to 8:00p
    Wednesdays May 22 and 29, 2024, 7-8 pm, On Zoom Only. $36.00 for both sessions. Congregation Or Atid and B'nai Torah MetroWest are partnering with Rabbi Marcia Plumb (A Soul in Balance) to offer an introductory course on the study of Mussar. The course will introduce the concept and practice of Mussar study and is a great opportunity to get a taste of this ancient life-enhancing spiritual practice. Email adulted@congregationoratid.org with questions and for registration info.

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  • Thursday ,
    MayMay  23 , 2024
    Torah Study with Rabbi David
    Thursday, May 23rd 6:45p to 7:30p
    Join us online for weekly Torah Study with Rabbi David. Knowledge of Hebrew is not required and drop-ins are encouraged! Email info@congregationoratid for Zoom link.

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  • Friday ,
    MayMay  24 , 2024
    Online Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David (Zoom only)
    Friday, May 24th 6:00p to 6:30p
    Join us online as we welcome in Shabbat with song for 25 minutes. Shift your internal green work light to yellow and gently apply the brakes on doing. Spend the remaining five minutes catching up with each other.

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  • Wednesday ,
    MayMay  29 , 2024
    The Study of Mussar with Rabbi Marcia Plumb
    Wednesday, May 29th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Wednesdays May 22 and 29, 2024, 7-8 pm, On Zoom Only. $36.00 for both sessions. Congregation Or Atid and B'nai Torah MetroWest are partnering with Rabbi Marcia Plumb (A Soul in Balance) to offer an introductory course on the study of Mussar. The course will introduce the concept and practice of Mussar study and is a great opportunity to get a taste of this ancient life-enhancing spiritual practice. Email adulted@congregationoratid.org with questions and for registration info.

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  • Thursday ,
    MayMay  30 , 2024
    Torah Study with Rabbi David
    Thursday, May 30th 6:45p to 7:30p
    Join us online for weekly Torah Study with Rabbi David. Knowledge of Hebrew is not required and drop-ins are encouraged! Email info@congregationoratid for Zoom link.

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  • Friday ,
    MayMay  31 , 2024
    Online Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David (Zoom only)
    Friday, May 31st 6:00p to 6:30p
    Join us online as we welcome in Shabbat with song for 25 minutes. Shift your internal green work light to yellow and gently apply the brakes on doing. Spend the remaining five minutes catching up with each other.

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  • Saturday ,
    JunJune  1 , 2024
    Young Families Shabbat Service
    Shabbat, Jun 1st 11:30a to 12:15p
    Join us for an interactive service full of singing, movement, and storytelling for families with children ages infant-12. After the service, everyone is invited to stay for a special community kiddush lunch! RSVP to youngfamilies@congregationoratid.org.

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  • Sunday ,
    JunJune  2 , 2024
    Annual Members' Meeting & Brunch
    Sunday, Jun 2nd 10:00a to 1:00p

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Calendar

Upcoming events this week of May
Sun 19
26th Day Omer
1:30pm
Lag B'Omer Celebration with Diamond Family Circus
Mon 20
27th Day Omer
Tue 21
28th Day Omer
7:30pm
The Book of Ruth with Rabbi David
Wed 22
Pesach Sheni
29th Day Omer
12:30pm
Rabbi David's Office Hours
7:00pm
The Study of Mussar with Rabbi Marcia Plumb
Thu 23
30th Day Omer
6:45pm
Torah Study with Rabbi David
Fri 24
31st Day Omer
6:00pm
Online Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David (Zoom only)
7:52pm
Candle Lighting
Sat 25
32nd Day Omer
Parshat Behar
9:30am
Shabbat Morning Services in Person and on Zoom
8:53pm
Havdalah

 

Sun, May 19 2024 11 Iyyar 5784