Jewish New Hampshire

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List of synagogues below from the Jewish Federation of New Hampshire

Synagogues, Temples, and Congregations

Reform (R) Conservative (C) Orthodox (O) Reconstructionist (RECON)

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation (unaffiliated)
39 Strawberry Hill, Bethlehem, NH 03574
Summer: (603) 869-5465, Spring: (603) 823-7711,
President: David Goldstone davegoldstone1@gmail.com http://www.BethlehemSynagogue.org

Chabad/Lubavitch of New Hampshire (O)
7 Camelot Place, Manchester, NH 03104, (603) 647-0204, Info@lubavitchnh.com
Rabbi Levi Krinsky, proud2byid@comcast.net,www.lubavitchnh.com

Chabad/Lubavitch Upper Valley (O)
22A School Street, Hanover, NH 03755,Phone: (603) 643-9821
Rabbi Moshe Leib Gray, chabad@dartmouth.edu

Chavurah He’Harim / Mount Washington Valley Jewish Community
62 Province Brook Road, Chatham, NH 03813, (603) 694-3058

Congregation Ahavas Achim (RECON)

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84 Hastings Avenue, Keene, NH 03431, (603) 352-6747, Rabbi Amy Loewenthal, rabbi.ahavas.achim@gmail.com, Main office: secretary.ahavas.achim@gmail.com
President: David Kochman, kochman10@yahoo.com

Congregation Betenu (R)
5 Northern Blvd Unit #1, Amherst, NH 03031, (603) 886-1633, office@betenu.org
Rabbinic Intern: Rebekah Goldman, Co-Presidents: Elsa Conrad, mmeconrad@grolen.com,and Sheryl Liberman. http://www.betenu.org

Etz Hayim Synagogue (R)
1 1/2 Hood Rd, Derry, NH 03038, office@etzhayim.org, (603) 432-0004, Rabbi Peter S. Levy, rebshepsel@verizon.net, President: Steve Soreff, http://www.etzhayim.org

Monadnock Havurah
Offers a monthly Havurah gathering (Havdalah, pot luck & discussion) and Erev Shabbat services on the second Friday of each month. Carol Kraus, Coordinator, carolekraus@gmail.com. Email list: Mark Wisan, markwisan@earthlink.net

Sunapee-Kearsarge Jewish Community
A havura that meets four times a year coinciding roughly with Jewish holidays. Meetings take place in April, July, October, and December. Meetings are generally held at Veteran’s Hall across the road from the Newbury Town Offices at 937 Route 103. More information: Maureen and Art Rosen at (603) 763-4089, (603) 309-0318, or ponderosen@myfairpoint.net

Temple Adath Yeshurun (R)
152 Prospect Street, Manchester, NH 03104, (603) 669-5650, templeadathy@comcast.net http://www.taynh.org
Rabbi Beth Davidson, rabbidavidsontay@comcast.net, President: Alan Kaplan, kap0205@aol.com, School Director: Jessica Gallant, jessicagallant28@yahoo.com

Temple Beth Abraham (C) Temple Beth Abraham
http://www.tbanashua.org, 4 Raymond Street, Nashua, NH 03064, (603) 883-8184, office@tbanashua.org
Rabbi Jonathan Spira-Savett, rabbi@tbanashua.org, President: Lisa Bonneau president@tbanashua.org
TBA has perhaps the largest Hebrew School in New Hampshire: TBA Hebrew School

Temple Beth Jacob (R)
67 Broadway, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 228-8581, office@tbjconcord.org, Rabbi Robin Nafshi, ravnafshi@gmail.com
President: Alan Gaby, president@tbjconcord.org, School Director: Arlene Taranow, http://www.tbjconcord.org

Summer minyan at Loon Mountain. In the past the Lincoln NH Minyan was located at Loon Mountain ski resort. This year the location may be changing, email for details: minyan@lincolnnhminyan.com
This is not a year-round community and does not have any formal ownership or leadership. The minyan has a collection of sefarim, an aron, and two sifrie Torah that are loaned to the Minyan. Orthodox Jewish services.
http://www.lincolnnhminyan.com/

Kosher food in Lincoln and Woodstock, NH: Price Chopper – the only local supermarket in Lincoln, NH. The store carries SOME lines of packaged kosher foods. 10 Lumber Yard Dr Lincoln, NH 03251 (603) 745-6835

Temple B’nai Israel (R)
210 Court Street, Laconia, NH 03246, (603) 524-7044, President: Marsha Ostroff, MarshaTBI@hotmail.com http://www.tbinh.org

Temple Israel (C)
66 Salmon Street, Manchester, NH 03104, (603) 622-6171, office@templeisraelmht.org http://www.templeisraelmht.org
Rabbi Eric Cohen, rabbi@templeisraelmht.org, President: Stephen Saulten, (603)887-3570, president@templeisraelmht.org

Temple Meyer David (C)
25 Putnam St., Claremont, NH 03743, (603)542-6773, President: Roz Caplan Rozcaplan@comcast.net (603) 542-7766 or (603) 477-3766, Treasurer: Mike Schneider, nhpowdercats@comcast.net, Secretary: Betsy Levine, betsyellenlevine@yahoo.com

Upper Valley Jewish Community (unaffiliated)
5 Occom Ridge, Hanover, NH 03755, (603) 646-0460, uvjc@valley.net, Rabbi Edward Boraz, edward.s.boraz@dartmouth.edu
President: Deborah Kaplan, Deb_Kaplan@comcast.net, Director of Education: Maggie Duford, uvjcschool@valley.net

Seacost Area: For information about Jewish activities and events in the Seacoast area of NH, contact Temple Israel, 200 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 at (603) 436-5301.
Temple Israel Portsmouth NH

Nearby Temples (out of state)
Congregation Shalom, 87 Richardson Rd., North Chelmsford, MA. (978) 251-8515, http://www.CongregationShalom.org  Contact Rabbi Shoshana Perry (Rabbi@Congregationshalom.org) or President@Congregationshalom.org

Jewish Summer camps in New Hampshire

Camp Young Judaea -A Pluralistic/Zionist Jewish camp located in Amherst, NH, for children from age 8 – 15

Camp Tevya – A Pluralistic/Non-Denominational Jewish camp located in Brookline, NH, for children from age 8 – 17

Camp Tel Noar – A Pluralistic/Non-Denominational Jewish camp located in Hampstead, NH, for children from age 8 – 16

Camp Yavneh – A Pluralistic/Non-Denominational Jewish camp. Like Camp Ramah (hashkafah is Conservative Jewish). located in W. Nottingham, NH, for children from age 8 – 16

Camp Hadar is a co-ed day camp located in Salem, New Hampshire. We welcome children of all faiths living in Merrimack Valley and southern New Hampshire starting at age 4 through our 15 year old counselors in training.
http://camphadar.org/

Kosher food in New Hampshire

White Mountains Region
– Kosher food in Lincoln and Woodstock, NH: Price Chopper – the only local supermarket in Lincoln, NH. The store carries SOME lines of packaged kosher foods. 10 Lumber Yard Dr Lincoln, NH 03251 (603) 745-6835

Merrimack Valley region
– Trader Joe’s, in Webster Square, 262 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua, NH
– Whole Foods, 255 Amherst St, Nashua, NH
– Alibaba, 590 Second St, Manchester, NH

Dartmouth and the Upper Valley

– Kosher and Halal meals and other menu options are available in ’53 Commons. Rabbi Safra of Tablet K, has been working with Dartmouth Dining Services to maintain The Pavilion, located within ’53 Commons, as a dairy-free kosher kitchen. ’53 Commons also contains the Herbivore, a completely meat-free kitchen serving vegetarian and vegan fare, as well as a dedicated gluten free section.
http://www.dartmouth.edu/dining/dds/

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