The Adams Street Shul

Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

2010 Sukkah Raising Rabbi Shachter, Rabbi Durani, Eyal Cohen, Dr. Drapkin, Dr. Sloane, Phil RosenYasher Koach to all who made our Sixth Annual Sukkah Hop such a delight, especially Dr. Ronny Drapkin and Robin Walker who organized it, and the host families:  Rabbi and Susan Weinberg,  Binyamin and Nechama Fleischmann, and Jordan and Sarah Wagner. 

And a big Yasher Koach to all the Facilities Committee volunteers who erected and wired and decorated the Sukkah, including:  Rabbi Durani, Rabbi Schechter, Eyal Cohen, and their sons; and Phil Rosen, Binyamin Fleischmann, Dr. David Sloane, and Dr. Ronny Drapkin. 

And to Rabbi Durani and the Ritual Committee for such wonderful services, including Rabbi Durani's especially moving reading of Kohelet.

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 8:49 pm on Saturday, July 30.  

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

Saturday, July 30, 2016
24 Tammuz 5776
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 3:53 am
Mishekayir: 4:26 am
Sunrise: 5:35 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:37 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:13 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:25 am
Chatzot: 12:51 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:27 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 5:5 pm
Plag HaMincha: 6:36 pm
Sunset: 8:07 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 8:55 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

following Mincha