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Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

Welcome Eyal and Shenhav Cohen to our community!

Mazal Tov to Sarah Gilfix Galpern on her birthday (we won't tell which one!)

Congratulations to Aviva Cheses on the occasion of her graduation from George Washington University.

Happy sixth birthday to Zachary Drapkin, and happy birthday to his Bubbe, Patricia Drapkin, both born the same date!

Mazal Tov to Chana and Victor Gvirtsman on the birth of a baby boy, Thursday May 4th!  
More details just in on the newest Gvirtsman:  born 9:30 am;  52 centimeters;  7.13 pounds.   Bris is Sunday at 9:15 am at Chabad of Natick.
The latest update:  Victor's and Channa's baby boy's name is Benjamin Lev.

Mazal Tov to Vivienne Kalman, on the occasions of her grandson Aaron Stolper's graduation from Hebrew School, her grandson Ezekiel Silverstein's bar mitzvah; her grandson Samuel Stolper's graduation from Brown University with a degree in bio-engineering; and and her grandson Harold Stolper's graduation from Columbia University with a master's degree in International Public Policy.

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, June 1, is at 7:59 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 8:54 pm on Saturday, May 26.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Baha'alotcha.  
(The Torah Reading is Bamidbar 8:1-12:16;   and the Haftarah is Zechariah 2:14-4:7.)