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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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		                                    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>
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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


PLEASE NOTE: Our Shabbat morning service on October 1st, 2022 will be Zoom only.

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

Community Cooks

We are looking for individuals who can help prepare 40 bagged lunches, which include sandwich, snack, dessert, fruit & drink in their home, to be delivered to a Waltham community day center. Email social action if you are interested in helping! The dates for this year are September 21, October 19, November 16, and December 21.

Community Volunteer Opportunities

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


Adult Ed Course:
5 Elections in 3 Years! The how and why of Israeli Politics

Thursdays: Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27, and Nov 3 @7:30pm
In person at Or Atid or on Zoom

Explore the present, past, and future of Israeli political culture with course leaders Yoni Kadden and Jonathan Golden. This is guaranteed to be an eye-opening, thought-provoking class! Registration required - Cost: $60 pp, Enrollment limited to 25.

Or Atid Women's Book Group

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Tuesday, October 25, 7:30pm


A love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney paints a portrait of a remarkable woman across the canvas of a changing America: from the Jazz Age to the onset of the AIDS epidemic; the Great Depression to the birth of hip-hop.


Holidays at Or Atid

Be Our Guest for the High Holidays!

Visit our High Holiday 2022/5783 page for the complete service schedule and to learn more about the Be Our Guest program.

High Holiday Food Drive

Help us with our High Holiday food collection for A Place to Turn in Natick—a choice food-pantry that takes pride in offering its Metrowest clients a friendly and dignified experience. Click HERE for more information.

Family Programming


Family Sukkot Festival

Sunday, October, 9th, 11:00am -1:00pm

Petting zoo, bounce house, crafts, music and more!

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.




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