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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.

January / February Services and Events

Friday Jan 13, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Bryan Mann
Friday Jan 20, 7:00 PM: Service led by Betenu Bat Mitzvah students
Friday Jan 27, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Bryan
Sunday Jan 29, noon: Adult Ed led by Rav Bryan
       Topic: Jewish Texts on our Responsibility to the Natural World: A Tu B'Shevat Text Study
Friday Feb 3, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday Feb 10, 6:00 PM: Tu B'Shevat Seder led by Rav Bryan (see below for details)
Friday Feb 17, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Bryan
Friday Feb 24, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Tu B'Shevat at Betenu

Don't miss Betenu's Tu B'Shevat Seder
  Friday February 10, 6:00 PM

Betenu's Tu B'Shevat Seder is a popular annual event, and great fun for the whole family. The Tu B'Shevat Seder is a ritual modeled after the Passover Seder to celebrate God's presence in nature.  View more information about the festival of Tu B'Shevat.

The festival of Tu B'Shevat begins on Friday evening February 10 this year, and Betenu's Seder will be held that evening.  Doors open at 6:00 PM.  The Seder will start at 6:30.  Attendees are asked to bring a potluck dish to share, plus a Seder item.  Please sign up in advance - either via the sign-up sheet in the Betenu front lobby, or by contacting the Betenu office by sending email or calling 603-886-1633. 

Students gather round Rav Rebekah

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.

The 2016-2017 school year is now in progress. New students are welcome. For more information about our Religious School, or to arrange a visit, please contact the Betenu office at 603-886-1633 or click here to send email.

Click to see the 2016-2017 version of The Betenu Parent Handbook.

Calendars for December and January

  January 2017 Calendar         February 2017 Calendar

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click here or call the Betenu office at 603-886-1633.

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updated 01/11/2017 by srm