Affiliated with the
Five Northern Blvd #1
Amherst NH 03031 USA
serving the greater Nashua area
Betenu is a Reform Synagogue located
in Amherst, New
Hampshire. Betenu is a small,
warm and friendly congregation. Our mission is to be a
all who wish to participate in Jewish community.
To contact the Betenu office, please click here
September / October
Services and Events
Friday Sep 21, 7:00 PM: Family-friendly service
Wednesday Sep 26 (all day): Bertuci's fundraiser
Friday Sep 28, 7:30 PM: Sukkot/Simchat Torah Service led by Rav Sam
Potluck dinner at 6:30 PM
Sunday Sep 30, 1:00 PM: Adult Ed Discussion group led by Rav Sam
Friday October 5, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Shabbat Service
Friday October 12, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Shabbat Service
Friday October 19, 7:30 PM: Shabbat Service led by Rav Sam
Potluck dinner at 6:30 PM
Sunday October 21, 1:00 PM: Adult Ed Discussion Group led by Rav Sam
Friday October 26, 7:00 PM: Family-friendly service,
led by by Betenu's Confirmation and Bar
Sukkot and Simchat Torah
year the festival of Sukkot begins Sunday evening September 23 and
Simchat Torah begins Sunday evening September 30. Join Betenu
celebrating both of these festivals on Friday evening September 28.
We will share potluck dinner at 6:30 PM, followed by a
by Rav Sam Blumberg.
is the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the autumn harvest.
Customs include constructing a Sukkah, a temporary
hut that has a roof of loose branches, through which we can view the
stars, and a ritual of blessing and waving the lulav and etrog, symbols
of the harvest. On Simchat
Torah, we celebrate the completion of the annual reading of
the Torah. During the service we read the concluding passages of the
Torah and, immediately following this, we read the opening passages.
All are welcome to participate in Betenu's celebration on September 28.
For more information, please contact the Betenu office at
or click here to send email.
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
2018-2019 school year is now in progress. New
about our Religious School, or to arrange a visit, please
Betenu office at 603-886-1633 or click
here to send email.
Click to see the 2018-2019 version of The
Betenu Parent Handbook.
Calendars for September and October
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