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RoiterEventOn December 7, 2014, The Adams Street Shul honored five generations of The Roiter Family, one of the founding families of our community.  The program was recorded, and the video can be seen below. 

Guest presenters include:
   Rabbi Benjamin Samuels, Congregation Shaarei Tefillah
   Rabbi Mendy Uminer, Chabad of Chestnut Hill
   Professor Ellen Smith, Brandeis University
   Barry Shrage, Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Adams Street Presenters include:
   Rabbi Norbert Weinberg
   Benyomin Fleischmann, President
   Beri Gilfix, Director

and Eric Roiter, representing the honorees.

The klezmer band consisted of:
   Abigale Reisman, violin
   Ezra Waller, trumpet
   Jesse Healy, bass
   Jeff Balter, drums
   :
They played two sets, leading off with the premiere of
   Nonantum Bulgar
a new work composed by Hankus Netsky
in celebration of
The Centennial of the Adams Street Shul.

Enjoy the video below: 

 

 

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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 Mark Glass


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, June 22, is at 8:09 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 9:09 pm on Saturday, June 23.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Chukat.  
(The Torah Reading is Bamidbar 19:1-22:1;   and the Haftarah is Judges 11:1-33.)