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!

Friday January 14

The in-person service scheduled for Friday January 14 has been canceled. The service will be held on ZOOM only this evening.

Adult Education Class

The History and Significance of the Biblical Prophets

Begins Thursday January 13, 2022

Please contact the synagogue at, if interested.

Pre-School Playgroup

Now registering!

No membership required.

Click here for more information.

Covid-19 Policy

For In-Person Attendance:

  • All attendees over the age of 12 must be fully vaccinated.
  • All attendees are expected to remain masked at all times.
  • Social distancing rules continue to be in effect: Members of separate households should be sitting in separate pews.

This is for all of our protection.
Thank you.

Live-streamed and in-person Kabbalat Shabbat Service

January 14 at 7:30

Join us for an in person and live streamed Kabbalat Shabbat service. The service will be led by Rabbi Schectman and take approximately one hour.

The live-stream will begin at 7:30 PM through our Facebook page.

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

You can also review Our Live-Streamed Services at any time

Candle Lighting / Parsha

111 Huntingtown Road

Update:  An application for a grant was submitted to the EPA for removing asbestos on the property so that the building can be safely demolished. The draft ABCA that was submitted with the grant application can be viewed, click here). Any questions, please email: