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Congregation Betenu
Five Northern Blvd #1
Amherst NH 03031 USA
+1 603/886-1633
serving the greater Nashua area

Congregation Betenu is a Reform Synagogue located in Amherst, New Hampshire.  Betenu is a small, warm and friendly congregation.  Our mission is to be a home for all who wish to participate in Jewish community.  

To contact the Betenu office, please click here or call 603-886-1633.

December / January Services

Friday December 5, 7:00 PM: Student Participation Service (Post Bar/Bat Mitzvah Class)
Friday December 12, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday December 19, 7:00 PM: Musical Chanukah Service, led by Sarah Noyovitz (preceded by 6:15 PM potluck supper)
Friday December 26: No Service
Friday January 2, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday January 9, 7:30 PM: Musical Service, led by Sarah Noyovitz
Friday January 16, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday January 23, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rebekah Goldman
Friday January 30, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Chanukah at Betenu

December 19 Musical Chanukah Celebration and Potluck Supper

On Friday December 19, join your friends at Betenu to celebrate the fourth night of Chanukah.  

Our celebration will start with potluck supper at 6:15 PM.  Bring your menorah and candles for our group menorah lighting at 7:00PM, followed by a musical Chanukah service led by Sarah Noyovitz.   You are also invited to stay for a "Yankee Swap" and Oneg after the service.

For additional details, and to sign up for the potluck, please contact the Betenu office at 603-886-1633 or click here.

Religious School

Congregation Betenu Religious School offers a comprehensive Jewish education for students in grades K-7, including Jewish Studies, Hebrew, music, art, dance, holiday programming, and Rabbi-taught Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation.  The school features a qualified, caring, and experienced staff, small class sizes, and weekly Sunday sessions.

Click to see the 2014-2015 version of The Betenu Parent Handbook.

The 2014-2015 school year is now in progress.  New students are welcome to join us. For more information about our Religious School, or to arrange a visit, please contact the Betenu office at 603-886-1633.


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Betenu's newsletter is distributed via email.
To be added to our distribution list,
click here or call the Betenu office at 603-886-1633.

Interfaith Activities

Due to the large geographic area covered by Congregation Betenu, we belong to two regional interfaith associations. These include the Nashua Area Interfaith Council and the Souhegan Valley Interfaith Council. 

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updated 12/2/2014 by srm