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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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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

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
18 Elul 5775
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 4:42 am
Mishekayir: 5:09 am
Sunrise: 6:10 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:51 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:27 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:32 am
Chatzot: 12:44 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:16 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 4:33 pm
Plag HaMincha: 5:55 pm
Sunset: 7:18 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 8:01 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.