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matzah on Pesach Sheni / SheiniThis Sunday marks an interesting day in our calendar. It is the 14th of Iyar, exactly one month after Pesach.  It became a special day when Moses was asked by people who were tamei (spiritually impure) what they could do about offering the Paschal lamb.  People who were tamei were not allowed to perform this ceremony.  Moses inquired of G-d and was told that they, as well as those who were far away from Jerusalem on Pesach, would be given a second chance on the 14th of Iyar. 

 

We observe this day by not saying Tachanun; and many people eat some matza on that day.

 

So ……  Happy Pesach Sheini !

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 9/4-9/6:

Friday   Minchah: 7:00 PM
Saturday Shacharit: 9:00 AM
  Minchah: 6:45 PM
Sunday Selichot: 7:00 AM
  Shacharit: 8:00 AM

Today's Local Zmanim

Friday, September 4, 2015
20 Elul 5775
for 168 Adams St., Newton MA
Alot: 4:45 am
Mishekayir: 5:12 am
Sunrise: 6:12 am
Kriat Shema (M"A): 8:51 am
Kriat Shema (Gr"A): 9:27 am
Latest Tefilah: 10:32 am
Chatzot: 12:43 pm
Mincha Gedolah: 1:15 pm
Mincha Ketanah: 4:31 pm
Plag HaMincha: 5:52 pm
Sunset: 7:14 pm
Tzeit Ha-Kochavim: 7:57 pm

Upcoming Educational Events

Saturday, Sep 5 @ 10:00 am
Children's Shabbat Program

Led by Chanie Yaffe.
Sunday, Sep 6 @ 9:00 am
Talmud Class: Good Neighbours (and, well, the "oy, vey" kind)

Tractate Bava Batra, taught by Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe.