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Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

The Adams Street Shul will be hosting an "Erev Shira – An Evening of Music" on Saturday evening, January 13 from 7:30 – 10:00 PM.  

Join us, along with members of several other Newton shuls, as we sing Israeli and Jewish songs both old and new. No need to know the words beforehand; lyrics will be projected on a screen for all.

Dessert and light refreshments will be served. The cost for this event is $5.00 per person.

Co-sponsored by The Adams Street Shul, The Sephardic Congregation of Newton, Congregation Beth El-Atereth Israel and Shaarei Tefi lla Congregation. For more information, contact Nechama Cheses at .


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A Historic Shul

The Adams Street Shul is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We are now in our second century of service to the Jewish community.

Part of our mission is to preserve and maintain this historic building, with the help of many supportive friends.

Rabbi Norbert Weinberg


The Adams Street Shul

(617) 630-0226


168 Adams Street
P.O. Box 600371
Newton, MA 02460


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Shabbat Times

Candle-Lighting in Nonantum for Friday, February 19, is at 5:05 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 5:58 pm on Saturday, February 13.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Tetzaveh.  
(The Torah Reading is Shemot 21:1-24:18;   and the Haftarah is Jeremiah 34:8-22, 33:25-6.)

Minyan Schedule

for the weekend of 2/12-2/14:

Friday Mincha 5:00 PM
Saturday  Shacharit 9:00 AM
  Mincha following Kiddush
  Maariv 6:30 PM
Sunday Shacharit 8:00 AM

Today's Local Zmanim

Saturday, February 13, 2016
4 AdarI 5776
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 5:17 am
Mishekayir: 5:42 am
Sunrise: 6:41 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:43 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:19 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:12 am
Chatzot: 11:58 am
Mincha Gedolah: 12:24 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 3:3 pm
Plag HaMincha: 4:9 pm
Sunset: 5:16 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 5:58 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Saturday, Feb 13 @ 10:00 am
Children's Shabbat Program

Led by Chanie Yaffe.
Monday, Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm
Talmud Class: Good Neighbours (and, well, the "oy, vey" kind)

Bava Batra, taught by Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe at his home at 69 Silver Lake Ave in Newton