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Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

Thank you to Nechama Cheses, Tsila Sloane, and Beth Drapkin who helped kick off the new and improved Chidren's Program this past shabbos. After the Torah reading, all the children got together in the social hall and were treated to a lovely dvar torah by Rabbi Durani and some fun games and treats.

The Children's Program has a rotating schedule of participating adults who will implement a mix of dvar torahs, games, and songs to engage the children and enhance their experience in shul.

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 Mark Glass


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, October 27, is at 5:27 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 6:25 pm on Saturday, October 28.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Lech L'cha.  
(The Torah Reading is Bereishit 12:1-17:27;   and the Haftarah is Isaiah 40:27-41:16.)

Minyan Schedule

for the weekend of 10/20-22:

Friday Mincha 5:30 pm
Saturday Shacharit 9:00 am
  Mincha 5:15 pm
Sunday Shacharit 8:00 am