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Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

The Annual Meeting of the Membership was held last night at the shul.  Rabbi Weinberg gave a nice invocation that was followed by my 'state of the shul' address and the Treasurer's report and budget proposal for the next fiscal year.

I want to thank the membership for their vote of confidence.  Being re-elected as President is an honor and an opportunity for us to work together again this year.  Thank you!

I also want to congratulate the other newly elected (and re-elected) officers and directors: Robin Walker (Vice-President), Jordan Lee Wagner (Treasurer), Sarah Boling (Secretary/Clerk), Nancy Knight (Director), Meir Lakein (Director), Steve Cantor (Director), and Matt Kramer (Director).  I look forward to working with these dedicated individuals and the rest of the board in the weeks and months to come. 

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 6/4-6/6:

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

Today's Local Zmanim

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
17 Elul 5775
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 4:41 am
Mishekayir: 5:08 am
Sunrise: 6:09 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:50 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:26 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:32 am
Chatzot: 12:44 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:17 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 4:35 pm
Plag HaMincha: 5:57 pm
Sunset: 7:20 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 8:03 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Thursday, Sep 3 @ 8:30 pm
Parsha Shiur

Class led by Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe (at Yury's Piano Shop, 339 Watertown Street)
Saturday, Sep 5 @ 10:00 am
Children's Shabbat Program

Led by Chanie Yaffe.