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A Modern Community

We hope you will visit us when you visit Boston. If you live here, we hope you will participate in our educational classes, religious services, and holiday celebrations. 

For a quick overview of what's going on, visit our News page and our Calendar.

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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Three Weeks Schedule

Click here for the Three Weeks schedule. The Three Weeks are the period of mourning between the Fast of Tammuz and Tisha B'Av.

Shabbat Times

Candle-Lighting in Nonantum for Friday, August 5, is at 7:41 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 8:40 pm on Saturday, August 6.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Matot-Masei.  
(The Torah Reading is Bamidbar 30:2-36:13;   and the Haftarah is Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4, 4:1-2.)

Minyan Schedule

for the weekend of 7/29-7/31, Shabbat Pinchas & Mevarchim:

Friday Mincha 7:00 PM
Saturday Shacharit 9:00 AM
  Mincha 7:30 PM
Sunday Shacharit 8:00 AM

Today's Local Zmanim

Sunday, July 31, 2016
25 Tammuz 5776
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 3:55 am
Mishekayir: 4:28 am
Sunrise: 5:36 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:37 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:13 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:26 am
Chatzot: 12:51 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:27 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 5:4 pm
Plag HaMincha: 6:35 pm
Sunset: 8:06 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 8:53 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Thursday, Aug 4 @ 8:30 pm
Weekly Shiur

Rabbi Yaffe's class meets around the corner from the Shul, at Yury's Piano, 339 Watertown Street.
Saturday, Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm
Community Study of Pirkei Avot 2

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