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ImageIn support of Israel, the Adams Street Shul presents "From Sadness to Redemption"; Saturday, July 29th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

All across America, synagogues, summer camps, and yeshivot are making each hour of each of The Nine Days meaningful. The OU has organized a program of "Round-the-Clock Learning Minyans" for Israel! The Adams Street Shul is participating, and our assigned hour of study is this Saturday, July 29th, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

The title of our one-hour program is "From Sadness to Redemption."   Rabbi Weinberg and three congregants will each be making 15-minute educational presentations.

This is an official part of the OU's Nine Days of Learning program; we are listed on their calendar.   We guaranteed the OU at least a minyan of ten individuals learning Torah in this time of crisis for Israel and her people.  Please join us to help support Israel and to learn.


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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High Holidays Schedule

Join us for the High Holi­days!

Click here for the High Holi­day sche­dule.  There is no reser­va­tion nor charge for High Holi­day seats, but donations are welcome.

Click here for the Sukkot Schedule.

Shabbat Times

Candle-Lighting in Nonantum for Friday, September 4, is at 6:56 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 7:55 pm on Saturday, September 5.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Ki Tavo.  
(The Torah Reading is Devarim 26:1-29:8;   and the Haftarah is Isaiah 60:1-22.)

Minyan Schedule

for the weekend of 9/4-9/6:

Friday   Minchah: 7:00 PM
Saturday Shacharit: 9:00 AM
  Minchah: 6:45 PM
Sunday Selichot: 7:00 AM
  Shacharit: 8:00 AM

Today's Local Zmanim

Friday, September 4, 2015
20 Elul 5775
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 4:45 am
Mishekayir: 5:12 am
Sunrise: 6:12 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:51 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:27 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:32 am
Chatzot: 12:43 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:15 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 4:31 pm
Plag HaMincha: 5:52 pm
Sunset: 7:14 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 7:57 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Saturday, Sep 5 @ 10:00 am
Children's Shabbat Program

Led by Chanie Yaffe.
Sunday, Sep 6 @ 9:00 am
Talmud Class: Good Neighbours (and, well, the "oy, vey" kind)

Tractate Bava Batra, taught by Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe.