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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 - CANCELLED

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.

TAY Sisterhood Royal Feast

6 PM, Quill, SNHU

This is the Spring Fundraiser. RSVP by March 31. Send check to TAY for $20 per person payable to Sisterhood and call/email Ruth Kleinfeld for RSVP to ruthkleinfeld@hotmail.com or 540-4387.

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.

Family Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner

6 PM, Temple Adath Yeshurun, Manchester

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.

Jr. Congregation & Tot Shabbat with Music Together

Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua

Sunday, April 16

Matzah Brei Brunch

10 AM - Noon, Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua

Come celebrate Pesach with friends. Delicious food, desserts, and more! Something for everyone. $10 per adult member, $5 per child, $30 family miximum. RSVP to 883-8184 by April 10th or online at www.tbanashua.org

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.

Seniors Forever Young - Movie & Pizza

11:30 AM, Pizza, 1 PM, Movie, Temple Adath Yeshurun, Manchester

Cost is $8 for the lunch and movie. RSPV must be made by April 14th. More information and to RSVP: Elaine R: 204-5736 or Saundra: 718-8898.

Funded in part by the Jewish Federation of NH Foundation

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

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

The interactive service is filled with music, song, poetry, and inspiration. We welcome your participation as we move forward in community and unity. If you wish to read a part in the service, please contact Martin Kessel: martink1937@gmail.com. A light salads and desserts potluck reception follows the service. Please join us and bring your own stories to share at our remembrance gathering. Open to the Public ~ Bring Family and Friends. Your RSVP is very important to us! 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

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 742-3976. hike

Saturday Night at the Movies

7PM, Congregation Ahavas Achim, Keene

The movie to be shown will be Amy.

Special Torah Study with Israeli Photographer & Journalist Udi Goren

10 AM, Temple Adath Yeshurun, Manchester

RSVP required to templeadathy@comcast.net.

Sunday, April 30

Speaker - Adina Hoffman

10 AM, Brunch, 10:30 AM, Speaker, Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua

Please join TBA for brunch and a talk by award-winning essayist and biographer Adina Hoffman about her new book, Till We have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City. Please RSVP by Monday, April 24, to office@tbanashua.org or 883-8184. TBA will be collecting donations for A Package From Home (www.apackagefromhome.org) for Israeli soldiers. Please bring travel size toiletries: Deodorant (non-aerosol), Toothpaste, Tooth brushes, Soap, Shampoo, Sun screen, Medicated foot powder, and Lip balm. A collection basket will be available. This event is free and open to all. Co-sponsored by the Lifelong Learning Committee and TBA Sisterhood.

Mt. Monadnock State Park Hike with Udi Goren

1 PM, meet at the Park Store and then proceed up the White Dot Trail at 1:15 PM. Duration: 4-5 hours.

Park address: 169 Poole Road, Jaffrey, NH 03452 Phone (of the park): 603-532-8862

State Park Entrance Fee: Adults: $5.00; Youth ages 6-11: $2.00 (which includes parking near the Park Store). The park store does sell snack bars, drinks, and other misc. items, but it does not sell lunches, so please either eat lunch prior to arriving, or bring your own. We will be taking the White Dot Trail, the most direct path to the summit (2 miles up and 2 miles back). Please be aware that while this is a very popular and well maintained trail, the rapid elevation gain makes this a strenuous hike. Please consider carefully your physical condition before committing - we would like this to be a great experience for all. More info and to RSVP contact Matthew Jordan Lee: mj_lee@mac.com or 325-1287