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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.

April / May Services and Events

Friday April 21, 7:30 PM: Lay-led service
Friday April 28, 7:00 PM: Service led by Betenu grades K-2 religious school students
Sunday April 30, Noon: Adult Ed led by Rav Bryan - "Machlochet l'shem Shamayim:  Argument for the Sake of Heaven".  
   Exploration of traditional texts about what makes a debate "for the sake of heaven", as a jumping off point to think about standards for debate in the current climate.
Friday May 5, 7:30 PM: The Many Layers of Jerusalem, with Israeli photographer and visual story teller
Udi Goren; Preceded by pot-luck dinner at 6:30 and a short service
Friday May 12, 7:30 PM: Lay-led service
Friday May 19, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Bryan and Olivia Spokane
Saturday May 20, 10:00 AM: Bat Mitzvah of Olivia Spokane
Friday May 26, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Bryan and Tamara Golosarsky
Saturday May 27, 10:30 AM: Bat Mitzvah of Tamara Golosarsky

Experience The Many Layers of Jerusalem Udi Goren
   Thru the Lens of Israeli Photographer Udi Goren

All are welcome to join us at Betenu on Friday evening May 5 for an evening with Israeli photographer and visual story teller Udi Goren.

Experience The Many Layers of Jerusalem through Udi's lens and stories.  This is an opportunity to see Jerusalem from many different views: the people and religion, its geography, significance, demographics, history, and more.   The evening begins with a pot-luck dinner at 6:30 PM.  There will be a short service at 7:30, followed by a visual presentation and talk.

For more information call the Betenu office at 603-886-1633 or click here to send email.

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 April and May

  April 2017 Calendar         May 2017 Calendar

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updated 04/20/2017 by srm