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Welcome home, Al Landsman, back from his trip to Israel, where he volunteered as a civilian with the Israeli Army for several weeks.

Mazal Tov to Boris and Izabela Kroner on their recent marriage, December 23!  (see photo here)

Mazal Tov to Michael Hafkin and Luba Kantorovich, who were married at the shul December 29!

Mazal Tov to Meir Lakein and Orit Kent on their 10th Anniversary!

Welcome our newest member, Leah Miriam Vanounou!

Happy anniversary to Beth and Ronny Drapkin, December 21st!

Mazal Tov to Tsafrir and Patricia Vanounou on the birth of their daughter!  Mother and daughter are both doing fine.  Stay tuned for babynaming details!  To volunteer to bring them a meal this week, call Beth Drapkin. 

Congratulations to Saul Aronow on celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of his granddaughter.

Happy (Hebrew) birthday to Jordan Lee Wagner.  (17 Kislev.)

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, August 17, is at 7:25 pm.    Shabbat concludes at 8:24 pm on Saturday, August 18.  

Torah Portion

This Saturday is Shabbat Shoftim.  
(The Torah Reading is Devarim 16:18-21:9;   and the Haftarah is Isaiah 51:12-52:12.)