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Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard

Happy Birthday to Tali Cheses!

Congratulations to new Board members Harold Binder, Matt Kramer, and Jonathan Dietz; and to new officers Ronny Drapkin, Meir Lakein, and Nancy Knight. 

Yasher Koach to Noah Cheses, who is now serving as a rabbinic intern at The Riverdale Jewish Center in the Bronx, NY.

Mazel Tov to Rabbi and Susan Weinberg, on a "double simcha", as grandson Yona Rossman and granddaughter Tzipora Rossman become Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah this Shabbat, June 24, in Monsey, New York.

Happy Birthday to the Gurkow twins, Yechezkel and Mendel.   This is a special one: birthday number three!  Rabbi Zalman and Malkie are hosting a festive upshirin (first haircut) on Monday, June 19, at 5:30, at the cafeteria of the Nashoba Valley Technical High School, in Westford.

Congratulations to Avinoam Durani, who received his Masters Degree from Hebrew College, and a significant award in Tanakh.

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 22, is at 8:09 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 9:09 pm on Saturday, June 23.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Chukat.  
(The Torah Reading is Bamidbar 19:1-22:1;   and the Haftarah is Judges 11:1-33.)