The Adams Street Shul

Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

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:


or mail checks to:

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

Thank you and Yasher Ko'ach to Noah!

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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Shabbat Times

Candle-Lighting in Nonantum for Friday, December 4, is at 3:56 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 4:57 pm on Saturday, November 28.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Vayeishev, Mevarchim.  
(The Torah Reading is Bereishit 37:1-40:23;   and the Haftarah is Amos 2:6-3:8.)

Minyan Schedule

weekend minyan times through the end of November:

Friday Mincha 4:00 PM
Saturday Shacharit 9:00 AM
  Maariv 5:30 PM
Sunday Shacharit 8:00 AM



Today's Local Zmanim

Saturday, November 28, 2015
16 Kislev 5776
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 5:21 am
Mishekayir: 5:47 am
Sunrise: 6:50 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:35 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:11 am
Latest Tefilah: 9:58 am
Chatzot: 11:32 am
Mincha Gedolah: 11:56 am
Mincha Ketanah: 2:17 pm
Plag HaMincha: 3:16 pm
Sunset: 4:15 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 5:01 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Monday, Nov 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
Thursday, Dec 3 @ 8:30 pm
Parsha Shiur