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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 EventsExplaining the lulav

Friday January 12, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Sam Blumberg
   6:30 PM:
Potluck Dinner
Sunday January 14, 1:00 PM: Adult Ed Discussion Group, led by Rav Sam
   Moses the Leader: Why Was He Chosen?
Wednesday January 17: Betenu fundraiser at Bertucci's; Use this coupon
Friday January 19: No Service
Sunday January 21, Noon: Family Sing, led by Shlicha Noam Wolf
Friday January 26, 7:00 PM: Family-friendly service
Friday February 2, 6:00 PM: Tu B'Shevat Seder
Friday February 9, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday February 16,
7:00 PM: Service led by Betenu Confirmation Class
Wednesday/Thursday February 21/22: Betenu fundraiser at UNO's
Friday February 23: No Service
Friday March 2, 7:00 PM: Purim Service led by Rav Sam
   6:00 PM: Potluck Dinner
Sunday March 4, 1:00 PM: Adult Ed Discussion Group, led by Rav Sam
Tu B'Shevat at Betenu

Don't miss Betenu's Tu B'Shevat Seder
  Friday February 2, 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 at sundown on Tuesday January 30 this year. Betenu's Seder will be held Friday evening February 2.  Set-up at 5:30 PM.  The Seder will start at 6:00.  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.  Suggested donation: $8/person or $18/family.

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 Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation.  The school features a qualified, caring, and experienced staff, small class sizes, and weekly Sunday sessions.

The 2017-2018 school year is 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 2017-2018 version of The Betenu Parent Handbook.

Calendars for January and February

January 2018 Calendar         February 2018 Calendar

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updated 01/15/2018 by srm