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Jewish Holidays

 

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Saturday, April 1

Tot Shabbat & Music Together with Hebrew

10 AM-11:30 AM, Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua For ages 1-4. You will enjoy singing, dancing, child-friendly crafts and a snack. Join us with your little ones! Future Saturday date: May 13. More info: 883-8184

Adult Education Series - Myths & Monsters in Genesis

11:30 AM, Temple Israel Dover

This 6 week course is offered at no charge. Each session will explore different myths and monsters found in the book of Genesis and/or Midrashim based on the writings of Genesis. No experience with Hebrew required. For more information: rabbisam@dovertemple.org or the Temple office at (603)742-3976. Future dates include: April 8, April 22, and April 29.

2017 NH Jewish Film Festival

8 PM, Moos, Red River, Concord

Sociable Sat. Night Event w/ wine & cheese. More information and to buy tickets: nhjewishfilmfestival.org

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Sunday, April 2

Women's Passover Seder

3 PM, Temple Israel, Portsmouth

This will be a Seder especially for women (all invited over the age of 13). This will be a potluck, please bring your favorite Passover dishes (no pasta or bread please). Spaces are limited. Suggested donation is $18. To reserve your seat please email Aimee: art1show@verizon.net. Please RSVP before March 30th.

Israel in Today's Middle East

2 PM - 4PM, Temple Israel, Portsmouth

Samuel Crystal, Director of Political Affairs for the Consulate General of Isreal to New England will be the speaker. Reservations are encouraged but not required More information: 436-5301.This event coincides with Portsmouth Restaurant Week.

 

Southern NH Jewish Men's Club Breakfast

9:30 AM, This is the Annual Meeting.

 

2017 NH Jewish Film Festival

More information and to buy tickets: nhjewishfilmfestival.org

 

The Music Hall Loft, Portsmouth

1 PM, The Women's Balcony

3:30 PM, On the Map

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Redfern Arts Center, Keene

1 PM, Fanny's Journey

3:30 PM, On the Map

 

Red River Theaters, Concord

12:30 PM, Harold and Lillian

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3 PM, Fanny's Journey

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5 PM, On The Map - Festival Wrap Party

 

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Monday, April 3

Genocide Awareness Lecture Series

7 PM, Mabel Brown Room, Lloyd P. Young Student Center, Keene State College, Keene

Hon Patricia Whalen will be the speaker.

Tuesday, April 4

Wednesday, April 5

Book Club Meeting

8 PM, Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua

The book to be discussed will be "Holocaust to Healing" by Kati Preston.

Thursday, April 6

Friday, April 7

Sing and Schmooze with Cantor Shira Nafshi

5 -7 PM, Temple Israel, Portsmouth The programs will start at 5 PM with light appetizers, followed by a singing workshop from 5:30 to 6:15 PM, and then a Kabbalat Shabbat service from 6:15 to 7 PM. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn songs and harmonies from the Friday night service. The workshops are free and open to the public. Participate in as many or few of the dates as you like. The last in the series of Community Singing Workshops with Cantor Shira Nafshi will be held June 16. Come have fun and bring some friends! Preregistration is appreciated by calling the temple office: 436-5301 x10.

Saturday, April 8

Adult Education Series - Myths & Monsters in Genesis

11:30 AM, Temple Israel Dover

This 6 week course is offered at no charge. Each session will explore different myths and monsters found in the book of Genesis and/or Midrashim based on the writings of Genesis. No experience with Hebrew required. For more information: rabbisam@dovertemple.org or the Temple office at (603)742-3976. Future dates include: April 22 and April 29.

 

Sunday, April 9

4Th Annual Bagels and Biscuits 5K Race

8 AM, Derryfield Park, Manchester

To benefit TAY and the Bedford Animal Rescue League. To participate please visit: www.bagelsandbiscuits5k.com

Monday, April 10

Passover

JFNH office closes early

Tuesday, April 11

Passover

JFNH office is closed

Community Passover Seder

5:30 PM - 8 PM, Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua

$30 per adult member, $36 adult nonmember, $15 children (6-12 years) member, $20 children (6-12 years) non member, children (5 years and younger) free. More information and to RSVP: 883-8184 or office@tbanashua.org

Second Night Passover Seder

6 PM. Etz Hayim Synagogue, Derry

Rabbi Peter Levy will conduct a rich, meaningful and involving seder. The menu will include a vegetarian option. The cost is $28.00 for adult Etz Hayim members, $38.00 for non-members, $14.00 for member children 10 or younger, and $19.00 for non-member children. To reserve, send a check in payment by March 28, or pay via Paypal. Etz Hayim invites everyone to visit and experience our warm welcome. For more information, see www.etzhayim.org or call 432-0004.

Community Seder

6:15 PM, Temple Israel, Portsmouth

NJOP/Passover Across America Community Seder

5:30 PM, Temple Israel, Dover

The Temple 2nd Night Seder is open to all. Early reservation discounts, free attendance for full time college students and those attending a Seder for the first time, and a family maximum charge are available to all reserving prior to March 31. More information: www.dovertemple.org.

Sisterhood Second Night Seder

6 PM, Temple Adath Yeshurun, Manchester

Your check by April 4, is your reservation. Adults $36 per person Children $12 per person. More information: 669-5650 templeadathy@comcast.net

Annual Potluck Community Seder

5:30 PM, Congregation Ahavas Achim, Keene

This Seder is filled with traditional and contemporary songs, readings and blessings. $12 per congregation member, $8 per child 12 years and under, $24 per non-congregation member. Please RSVP to Daniella and sign up for a dish to bring at: secretary.ahavas.achim@gmail.com or 352-6747

Wednesday, April 12

Passover

JFNH is closed

Thursday, April 13

Friday, April 14

Saturday, April 15

Jacob "Spike" Kraus Concert and Havdallah

7 PM, Temple Beth Jacob, Concord, NH.

$5 admission. Come be inspired and entertained by this talented, well known and loved Jewish singer-songwriter. CONTY, the youth group of TBJ, invites the entire Northeast region to attend! For more information, contact CONTY@tbjconcord.org.

Sunday, April 16

Monday, April 17

Passover

JFNH is closed

 

Tuesday, April 18

Passover

JFNH is closed

 

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Thursday, April 20

Book Club Meeting

7 PM, Congregation Ahavas Achim, Keene

The book to be discussed will be As a Driven Leaf by MIlton Steinberg. Refeshments will be served.

Friday, April 21

Join PJ Library at the Jewish Federation of NH for Tot Shabbat

10 AM – 11:30 AM, Jewish Federation office, Manchester

Parents and children 6 months – 4 years. Spend time with other young families and enjoy crafts, Shabbat songs, a PJ Library Shabbat story and Challah snack. This month dinosaurs are coming! Please RSVP to Allyson: pjlibrary@jewishnh.org or call the Federation office 627 - 7679

Adult Education Monthly Discussion - Music & Meditation Shabbat

Temple Israel Dover

6:30 PM, Adult Education session, 7:30 PM, Shabbat Music & Meditation. For more information please contact: rabbisam@dovertemple.org or the Temple office at 742-3976.

Saturday, April 22

2018 AIPAC New England Leadership Dinner

5:30 PM - 8 PM, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St., Boston, MA

Please join community leaders, members of Congress, state officials and students for AIPAC's largest gathering of pro-Israel activites in New England! Advance registration is required. Photo ID must be presented at check-in. More information: nedinner2018@aipac.org or (617) 399-2562

Junior Congregation

9:30 AM,Temple Israel, Manchester

Adult Education Series - Myths & Monsters in Genesis

11:30 AM, Temple Israel Dover

This 6 week course is offered at no charge. Each session will explore different myths and monsters found in the book of Genesis and/or Midrashim based on the writings of Genesis. No experience with Hebrew required. For more information: rabbisam@dovertemple.org or the Temple office at (603)742-3976. Future dates include: April 29.

Sunday, April 23

Holocaust Remembrance Community Service

4 PM, Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation, Bethlehem

More information: 869-5469 or www.bethlehemsynagogue.org

Speaker

3 PM - 5 PM, Temple Israel, Portsmouth

Prof. Dov Waxman, will speak about his latest book, Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel. Prof. Waxman teaches Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies at Northeastern University. Reservations are encouraged but not required. More information: 436-5301 (x10) or templeoffice@templeisraelnh.org. This event is supported by the Jewish Federation of New Hampshire and the Endowment Fund of Temple Israel. Prof. Waxman's talk is free and open to the public.

20th Annual Charles Hildebrant Award for Holocaust Studies

2 PM, Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Building, Keene State College

Monday, April 24

Yom HaShoah Commemeration

7 PM, Dion Center Reception Room, Rivier University, Nashua

The featured speaker will be Kati Preston a Holocaust survivior. Temple Beth Abraham is working in collaboration with Rivier University for this program. There will be a question and answer session and a candle lighting ceremony after the presentation. More information contact Sheryl at 881-7264 or sherylrichkern@gmail.com

Tuesday, April 25

JFNH Board meeting (tenative)

Wednesday, April 26

Thursday, April 27

Friday, April 28

Saturday, April 29

Adult Education Series - Myths & Monsters in Genesis

11:30 AM, Temple Israel Dover

This 6 week course is offered at no charge. Each session will explore different myths and monsters found in the book of Genesis and/or Midrashim based on the writings of Genesis. No experience with Hebrew required. For more information: rabbisam@dovertemple.org or the Temple office at (603)742-3976.

Saturday Night at the Movies

7PM, Congregation Ahavas Achim, Keene

The movie to be shown will be Amy.

Sunday, April 30