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Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

Nine Days of Learning

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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Shabbat Times

Candle-Lighting in Nonantum for Friday, August 26, is at 7:10 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 8:09 pm on Saturday, August 27.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Eikev, Mevarchim.  
(The Torah Reading is Devarim 7:12-11:25;   and the Haftarah is Isaiah 49:14-51:3.)

Minyan Schedule

for the weekend of 8/26-8/28, Shabbat Eikev & Mevarchim Elul:

Friday Mincha 7:00 pm
Saturday Shacharit 9:00 am
  Mincha 7:00 pm
Sunday Shacharit 8:00 am

Today's Local Zmanim

Friday, August 26, 2016
22 Av 5776
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 4:34 am
Mishekayir: 5:02 am
Sunrise: 6:03 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:48 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:24 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:31 am
Chatzot: 12:45 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:19 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 4:40 pm
Plag HaMincha: 6:4 pm
Sunset: 7:28 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 8:12 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Thursday, Sep 1 @ 8:30 pm
Weekly Shiur

Rabbi Yaffe's class meets around the corner from the Shul, at Yury's Piano, 339 Watertown Street.