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		                                    Our Rabbi		                                </span>
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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.  For Membership Information Go Here.

We welcome all! For information on Interfaith families Go Here.

Sustaining Pledge Model

Holding true to our core principles, no one will be denied membership at Or Atid for financial reasons. To learn more about our Sustaining Pledge Model Go Here.


Innovative and Accessible Dues Program at Or Atid

Today and every day, members turn to Or Atid as a vital center for celebration, solidarity, learning and support.  


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Or Atid in Pictures 


Virtual Choir for Israel Independence Day

Clilck this link for a slide show of Israel

Annual Meeting Slide Show

Click here for pictures of Torah Repair

Click here for photos from Purim

Virtual Choir for Hanukkah


Quick Links


Click here for full month program calendar 

Today's Calendar

Friday Night

Candle Lighting
: 5:35pm

Shabbat Day

Shabbat Torah Study In Person & Zoom
: 8:45am
Shabbat Morning Services in Person and on Zoom
: 9:30am
: 6:34pm

Upcoming Programs & Events

“The World of Yiddish”
Monday, Oct 18 7:30pm
Electric Vehicle Car Show
Sunday, Oct 24 9:30am
Or Atid Reads
Tuesday, Oct 26 7:30pm

This week's Torah portion is Parshat Vayera

Shabbat, Oct 23

Candle Lighting

Friday, Oct 22, 5:35pm


Motzei Shabbat, Oct 23, 6:34pm

Shabbat Mevarchim

Shabbat, Oct 30
View Calendar



Or Atid Connects


Shabbat Services in Person and on Zoom 

Saturdays Weekly Torah Study, 8:45am
Shabbat Morning Services,
9:30 am

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.


Jewish Learning Collaborative 







Check out the new website!  
If you have questions about the religious school email Orna Sonnenschein 

Want to find out what's happening at JLCMW? Click here for their most recent newsletter. Click here to see photos from end of the year event

Adult Programming

Conversations on Antisemitism: Online Speaker Series

October 7 & 28, and November 18, 7:30 pm, Online
Antisemitic rhetoric and violence has escalated in the United States and shows no signs of slowing down. In response, we are bringing to our community a series of speakers and conversations to gain a greater understanding of this complicated hatred and develop tools to respond as individuals and a community. 
Click HERE to learn more about the series and to register.

“The World of Yiddish”
October 18, 7:30pm, Online

This presentation and discussion will introduce the history of the Yiddish language from its medieval origins to its 21st century present.
Register here for zoom link.

Or Atid Reads: Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachael Beanland

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7:30 pm
Join us on Zoom to discuss this breathtaking family saga based on a true story.
Zoom Link Here.



October Family Programming


Outdoor Super Tot and Super Kids- Tower of Babel Edition!

Sunday, October 17, 10:30am
Join Rabbi Polisson and friends for songs, a story, and a craft all about the fascinating Biblical story, the Tower of Babel! This event will take place on the front lawn of Or Atid (weather permitting) for children ages 0-7 and their families.  Please RSVP HERE so we can best prepare our supplies for a COVID-safe event.


More events coming soon!


Social Action

Our Social Action co-chairs have compiled a comprehensive list of Tikkun Olam volunteer opportunities during this time of COVID-19. There are options from delivering meals in the community to at-home projects to do with your families. If you have questions please contact Maggie Rubin or Barbara Boykin.

In this continued time of difficulty and uncertainty, our surrounding communities are in need of donations. As we start this new year, please consider giving to one of the following organizations:  

Family Table Amazon Wish List -  Jewish Family and Children's Service.

A Place to Turn Food Pantry, Natick

Greater Boston Food Bank

Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen  Click here
for a detailed list of ways to donate. 


Community Cooks

We are looking for individuals to help prepare bagged lunches in their own home to be delivered to a community day center in Waltham. We are in need of 40 bagged lunches which include: sandwich, snack, dessert, fruit, & drink. Please contact Maggie Rubin if you are interested in helping! 
Upcoming Dates: Oct 20, Nov 17, Dec 15

Community Events

New Guide for Reporting Antisemitic Incidents 

Anti-Defamation League New England (ADL) and CJP are pleased to announce a new collaboration which has resulted in the creation of an informative resource guide to effectively support our community members in reporting antisemitic or bias incidents. For more information, see CJP's website or download the flyer.

Mon, October 18 2021 12 Cheshvan 5782