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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 10, 7:00 PM: Service led by Religious School Confirmation Students
Friday April 17, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Rebekah
Sunday April 19, Noon: Israeli food celebration and discussion
Friday April 24, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday May 1, 7:30 PM: Musical Service with Rav Rebekah and Sarah Noyovitz
Friday May 8, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday May 15, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Rebekah
Saturday May 16, 11:00 AM: Presentation and discussion on end of life care
Friday May 22, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday May 29, 7:30 PM: Reunion Confirmation Service, led by Rav Rebekah
Saturday May 30, 7:00 PM:   Dessert pot luck, followed by Havdallah and star-gazing

Celebration of Israeli Food

 All are welcome to join us for a celebration of Israeli food at noon on Sunday April 19.  Come for lunch at noon and then stay for discussion. Rav Rebekah will share about her culinary experiences in Israel, and we can all relate our fondest food memories.  Please RSVP to the Betenu office, by clicking here, or calling 603-886-1633.

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.

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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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 04/06/2015 by srm