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!

Adult Education


Stay tuned for more information.

Pre-School Playgroup

Now registering!

No membership required.

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Live-streamed Kabbalat Shabbat ervice

Friday, December 3 at 7:30 PM

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 can see the upcoming stream and all our past services on our Facebook Live Page.

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

Candle Lighting / Parsha


Notice is hereby given that representatives of Congregation Adath Israel will hold a public hearing to
announce the intention to take down the building at 111 Huntingtown Road in Newtown. The congregation is applying for a grant from the EPA. A draft of this grant application (click here) plus a draft of the ABCA (click here) may be reviewed prior to the meeting.  The meeting will take place at 115 Huntingtown Road in the parking lot (or by Google Meets) on October 31 at 11 AM. All parties with a community interest in this proposal shall have an opportunity to be heard. For an email link to the meeting, please request this before October 29, 2021 by emailing