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
Congregation Betenu has
temporarily moved all services and events to online to help keep our
and friends safe from the coronavirus. If you would like to participate
in our virtual events, please contact the Betenu office, either by
phone at 603-886-1633, or by
Services and Events
April 2, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday April 9, 7:30 PM: Yom HaShoah/Shabbat service, led by Rav Dena Glasgow
Sunday April 11, 4:30 PM (NOTE NEW TIME): "Great
Jewish Debates", monthly adult learning
led by Rav Dena
This month's topic: For How Long Must We Wander?
Friday April 16, 7:00 PM: Family Service
Friday April 23: No service
Friday April 30, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Great Jewish Debates:
Monthly adult learning
led by Rav Dena Glasgow
While each session in this series stands
alone, they all highlight
Jewish disputes over the ages.
The next session will be Sunday April 11 at 4:30 PM on the topic
“For How Long
Must We Wander?”.
In this session, we will explore the value of seeing oneself as
part of a wandering people. Do we agree with Isaac Wise, an early
American Reform rabbi who wrote, “We will wander till the earth shall
be one holy land” or with Theodor Herzl who insists that Jews should
return to the promised land “where at last we can live as free men.” To
even attempt to answer this question, we will read what many prominent
thinkers (many American) have to say about this topic and come to new,
and perhaps surprising, understandings of this famous biblical phrase
that also appears in the Passover Haggadah: “My father was a wandering
If you are interested in participating, please contact the
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
classes and events are continuing. New
about our Religious School, please
Betenu office at 603-886-1633 or click
here to send email.
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Betenu Parent Handbook.
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