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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.

February / March Services and Events

Friday February 20, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Friday February 27, 7:30 PM: Musical Service with Rav Rebekah & Sarah Noyovitz
Friday March 6, 7:30 PM: Musical Purim Service with Rav Rebekah & Sarah Noyovitz
Sunday March 8, 11:00 AM: Hamantaschen Making with Roberta
Friday March 13, 7:30 PM: Lay-led Service
Saturday March 14, 10:30 AM: Torah for Tots, led by Sandra Whitman
Friday March 20, 7:00 PM: Service led by Religious School Grades 1-3
Friday March 27, 7:30 PM: Service led by Rav Rebekah
Making hamantaschen

Celebrate Purim at Betenu 

Join us for a fun-filled Purim at Betenu: For more information, contact the Betenu office by calling 886-1633 or clicking here to send email.

Torah for Tots and Parents, Saturday March 14

Children age 6 and under, together with their parents, are invited to explore and take part in a Shabbat service on Saturday March 14, from 10:30 AM to noon.  Slightly older siblings are welcome too. This special morning will feature interactive prayers, songs, and dance.  A story and brief discussion of the weekly Torah portion will be included, followed by Kiddush and time for the children to socialize.  Please RSVP, by calling 886-1633 or clicking 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.

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 02/19/2015 by srm