SNHJMC

Since 1982 the Southern New Hampshire Jewish Men’s Club has been a social organization for men in the southern New Hampshire Jewish community. The SNHJMC was formed for the purpose of providing a vehicle for members to socialize and have fun!

We have positive relationships with Synagogues in the Southern New Hampshire area. Many of our members belong to Temple Beth Abraham in Nashua, Congregation Betenu in Amherst, and Etz Hayim Synagogue in Derry.  We do not require our members to have joined any Synagogue in the area as a condition of being a member of the SNHJMC.

This Sunday, November 20… The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter with Michael Reinke, Executive Director

Michael Reinke

“The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter” will be the topic discussed by Michael Reinke, Executive Director of Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter, Inc on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 9:30 AM, LIVE via ZOOM presented by the Southern New Hampshire Jewish Men’s Club.

Michael Reinke graduated from Athol (MA) High School and went on to continue his education by first earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & African American Studies, continued by a Master of Divinity in Church History, Ethics and Education and Government from the Union Theological Seminary, followed by an M.B.A. in Organizational Leadership from Western Washington University.

Since Michael joined the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter as Executive Director six years ago, the organization has raised $9.5 million for a new facility to provide emergency shelter and permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness, started an effort to end childhood hunger in Nashua and has increased their annual giving by 120% in four years.

Now, as the “Soup Kitchen” enters its 42nd year, it is about to open a new $8.5 million shelter that will more than double their capacity and enable a wide range of on-site services to assist clients in securing stable housing.

Please join us for what promises to be an inside look at the many ways in which the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter helps support the Greater Nashua Community and discover the many ways that individuals and families can contribute to the ongoing success of this great organization. 

Michael ’s presentation will be followed by an open question and answer session.

The Southern New Hampshire Jewish Men’s Club is proud to sponsor Michael’s presentation which will start off with “Schmooze Time” from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM.  This special presentation is open to the public but advance registration is required.  Please register in advance by emailing breakfastrsvp@snhjmc.org to confirm your registration.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Situation and SNHJMC Events – UPDATED 3/25/2022

With COVID-19 cases declining, Temple Beth Abraham is beginning to re-open to members and the community. While a lot of programs are still available virtually, some programs will be available in person.

For the foreseeable future, the Men’s Club will continue to do our programming virtually. Should there be any changes in regards to a future program, please look for an email from us and/or consult our website.

For more information on TBA’s response to this situation, please check out the TBA Web site at https://www.tbanashua.org/

The Men’s Club would ask that you please take all precautions necessary to keep you and your family safe.

SNHJMC’s Bruce Retchen/Neil Goren Fund

Do you have children or grandchildren who will be traveling to Israel as part of a semester abroad or a summer experience?  How about local Jewish summer camps?

The philanthropic arm of the Southern NH Jewish Men’s Club, the Bruce Retchin/Neil Goren fund, was instituted to provide financial stipends for our community’s youth planning such ventures. All that is required is a letter from your student or camper outlining their plans and the educational benefit of the program or camp they are attending.

Please send your request to the SNHJMC, c/o Temple Beth Abraham, 4 Raymond Street, Nashua NH 03064.  We ask that we receive your request by April 15th each year for consideration.

Looking for a few good men… more than ever! 

We are really short of members on the BoD.  We need 6 on the board and at this time, we only have 3.  We don’t ask for a lot of time, a mostly monthly board meeting usually a week before each event, and would hope you could share your creativity and wisdom in helping us craft the programming this year.  We want to provide programming for what YOU and your fellow members would like to see.  Help us make that vision a reality.

Our Kitchen Krew will be looking for help once we are able to have events at the Temple again.  If you can spare some time before breakfast to help cook or setup, we could use your help.  Please consider joining us!

For more information, please contact Paul Moverman at president@snhjmc.org.  Thank you!