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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.

Betenu has begun holding some events in person, while continuing to also offer virtual events.  See  Betenu's Covid Policy for Covid safety measures for in-person events.  Please understand that this policy is subject to change to reflect the changing situation with regard to Covid.

Non-members who would like to participate in Betenu events (either online or in person): Please contact the Betenu office, either by phone at 603-886-1633, or by email.  

December Services and Events

Friday December 3, 7:15 PM  (in person and Zoom): Betenu Chanukah Celebration. More details in the December Betenu Calendar.
    7:15 PM:  Congregational Candle Lighting.  Bring your Chanukiah and candles.
    7:30 PM:  Chanukah/Shabbat Service, led by Rav Giulia
Sunday December 5, 1:00 PM (Zoom): Adult Learning Discussion Group, led by Rav Giulia
        Topic: Leaning into the Light: A Journey through Jewish Metaphors of Light to Brighten our Chanukah Celebrations
Friday December 10, 7:30 PM (Zoom): Lay-led Shabbat service
Friday December 17, 7:00 PM (in person and Zoom): Lay-led family-friendly Shabbat service
Fridays December 24 and 31: No services.  Join us on Zoom
on Jan 1 for Havdallah at 4 PM !
Saturday January 01, 4 PM (Zoom) - Havdallah and Social Time
 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.

Online classes and events are continuing. New students are welcome. For more information about our Religious School, please contact the Betenu office at 603-886-1633 or click here to send email.

Betenu Calendar

December  2021 Calendar

Membership Application Forms

Betenu Membership Application Form         Betenu Religious School Registration Form

Betenu's weekly newsletter is distributed via email.
To be added to our distribution list,
call the Betenu office at 603-886-1633 or click here to send email .

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updated 12/02/2021 by srm