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Dear Chevre,

Yesterday I received a wonderful note from Noah Cheses, son of long-time shul members Aryeh and Nechama Cheses, and one of the cantors that led us during the High Holiday services.

A graduate of Maimonides School, Noah now attends Yeshiva University (YU).

Together with a group of students from YU, Noah is going to participate in the Miami ING half marathon to raise money for One Family, an organization which provides direct financial, legal, and emotional assistance to victims of war and terrorism in Israel.

This is a wonderful mitzvah that is in keeping with our shul's own efforts to support Israel during its most difficult moments. I hope we can all contribute to his goal of raising $3,000.

His appeal letter is attached. You can donate online at:

www.active.com/donate/TOF_YURC/Ncheses

or mail checks to:

OneFamily to Noah Cheses 67 Walnut St. Newton, MA 02460.

Thank you and Yasher Ko'ach to Noah!

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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, June 3, is at 8:00 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 9:01 pm on Saturday, June 4.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Bechukotai, Mevarchim, Erev Yom Yerushalayim.  
(The Torah Reading is Vayikra 26:3-27:34;   and the Haftarah is Jeremiah 16:19-17:14.)

Minyan Schedule

for the weekend of 6/3-6/5, Shabbat Bechukotai:

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

Today's Local Zmanim

Sunday, May 29, 2016
21 Iyyar 5776
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 3:18 am
Mishekayir: 3:56 am
Sunrise: 5:09 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:19 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 8:55 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:11 am
Chatzot: 12:42 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:19 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 5:6 pm
Plag HaMincha: 6:40 pm
Sunset: 8:15 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 9:06 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Monday, May 30 @ 7:30 pm
Talmud Class: Good Neighbours (and, well, the "oy, vey" kind)

Bava Batra, taught by Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe at his home at 69 Silver Lake Ave in Newton
Saturday, Jun 4 @ 8:15 pm
Community Study of Pirkei Avot 5

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