The Adams Street Shul

Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

On Sunday, August 13th, Malkie and Rabbi Zalman Gurkow hosted friends and family from all over Massachusetts and as far away as California at their home in Westford on the occasion of Mushkie's bat-mitzvah. It was a wonderful outdoor event and the bat-mitzvah girl delivered a wonderful speech.

Mazal tov to the entire Gurkow family!!

(watch for photos on the website)

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, November 27, is at 3:58 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 4:57 pm on Saturday, November 28.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Vayishlach.  
(The Torah Reading is Bereishit 32:4-36:43;   and the Haftarah is Ovadiah 1:1-21.)

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

Friday, November 27, 2015
15 Kislev 5776
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 5:20 am
Mishekayir: 5:46 am
Sunrise: 6:48 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:34 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:10 am
Latest Tefilah: 9:57 am
Chatzot: 11:32 am
Mincha Gedolah: 11:55 am
Mincha Ketanah: 2:17 pm
Plag HaMincha: 3:16 pm
Sunset: 4:16 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 5:01 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Saturday, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am
Children's Shabbat Program

Led by Chanie Yaffe.
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