Congregation Adath Israel

Street Address
115 Huntingtown Road, Newtown, CT

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 623, Newtown, CT 06470

Contact Us
(203) 426-5188 | Email
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Welcome to Adath Israel

We have been greater Newtown’s Synagogue for over 100 years and proudly continue our tradition of welcoming all to join us in celebrating Jewish tradition and learning in a progressive, modern setting. Our unique membership includes descendants of the original Jewish farmers who built the synagogue, interfaith couples, congregants from diverse Jewish backgrounds as well as those new to Jewish tradition. We look forward to sharing our synagogue and community with you and welcome you to join us for our next 100 years!

Hebrew School Registration

Now registering new students entering grades K - 7 for the 2022 - 2023 school year.  Classes begin Sunday September 11.  Email for more information.

Pre-School Playgroup

Now registering!

No membership required.

Click here for more information.

Covid-19 Policy

Updated 6/23/22

Masking and vaccination are still optional, but we strongly recommend both, for everyone’s protection.  We ask that you please try to continue maintaining social distance when possible and be aware of and sensitive to others who may not be as comfortable with close social contact.  We are continuing to serve food in the Social Hall.  We ask that you please stay home and join us virtually if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, a cold or any cold or respiratory or gastrointestinal symptoms.

Thank you

Shabbat Service, November 19

Gather with us for Shabbat Shacharit services in person or live streamed. The service will be led by Rabbi Schectman and will take approximately one hour.

The live-stream will begin at 11:30 AM through our Facebook page.

You do not need to be a Facebook member to view the live-stream services.
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Candle Lighting / Parsha