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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 Events

Friday January 30, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service (Confirmation Class assisted)
Friday February 6, 6:30 PM: Tu B'Shevat Sedar with Rav Rebekah
Friday February 13, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday February 20, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday February 27, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Rebekah
Tu B'Shevat at Betenu

 Don't miss Betenu's Tu B'Shevat Seder on February 6

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.  For more information about the festival of Tu B'Shevat click here.

The festival of Tu B'Shevat occurs on February 3 this year.  Betenu's Seder will be Friday evening February 6.  Doors open at 6:00 PM.  The Seder will start at 6:30.  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 - 603-886-1633.

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.

Click to see the 2014-2015 version of The Betenu Parent Handbook.

The 2014-2015 school year is now in progress.  New students are welcome to join us. For more information about our Religious School, or to arrange a visit, please contact the Betenu office at 603-886-1633.


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

Interfaith Activities

Due to the large geographic area covered by Congregation Betenu, we belong to two regional interfaith associations. These include the Nashua Area Interfaith Council and the Souhegan Valley Interfaith Council. 

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updated 01/27/2015 by srm