Name: Adams Street Shul
Address: 168 Adams St, Newton, MA 02460
Denominational affiliation: Orthodox
Member units (households): 0-100
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? We get a minyan on Shabbat and Sundays.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2.5 hrs
Shabbat dress code: Casual - come as you are
Daily services? No.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes, we have a historic 1912 building.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes, a weekly kiddush.
Language of service: Hebrew
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English; Russian language prayer books available
Children’s programming: Yes for preschoolers; we are working on one for older kids.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Not currently.
Are services streamed online? No.
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? The rabbi’s insights are available here.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? We don’t ask.
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? It’s Orthodox…but women can give divrei Torah and serve on the board as well as take on other leadership roles,
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