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Why is it a mitzvah to count the Omer?

The Connections Staff 2 weeks ago  0
Benjamin Samuels// Brooklyn Heights, NY Featured image via www.chabad.org Although Shavuot has already passed, it is nevertheless helpful to... Read More

Shavuot: A Day of Honor

The Connections Staff 3 weeks ago  0
Benjamin Rosen// Apex, NC Featured image by Ahuva Klein via www.chabad.org On Shavuot we celebrate the day the Jewish... Read More

Go to Hell

The Connections Staff 4 weeks ago  0
Why the Jewish version isn’t what you thought it was Benjamin Rosen// Apex, NC Ethan Benenson// Hunterdon County, NJ... Read More

The Story of Lag B’Omer, in Verse

The Connections Staff 1 month ago  0
Ethan Benenson// Hunterdon County, NJ Graphic by Walder Education Pavilion, which reads “Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai” Many years ago... Read More

How to maintain our Jewish identity: Learn from CTeen Skokie!

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Yair Shpiler// Toronto, Canada Featured image caption: Student Ori Hoch-Stein with her kosher meal. As I was anxiously deciding... Read More

How to be Successful: The Jewish Way

The Connections Staff 2 months ago  0
Ethan Benenson// Hunterdon County, NJ One of the things that made the CTeen INTL Shabbaton so incredible was getting... Read More

Escaping our own Egypt

The Connections Staff 2 months ago  0
Benjamin Rosen// Apex, NC Featured image by the Children’s Museum of Atlanta The Jewish people celebrate the Exodus from... Read More

The Seder Plate: A symbolism to my life

The Connections Staff 2 months ago  0
Chloe Baker// Fairfax, VA Ever since I was young, my favorite holiday has been Passover. Although eight days of... Read More

28 years after his death, the Rebbe’s impact lives on

The Connections Staff 3 months ago  0
Today, April 12th, or the 11th day of Nissan, is the birthday of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, known as... Read More

Meet a Crown Heights Host for the Shabbaton

The Connections Staff 3 months ago  0
Alfie Joseph// Manchester, UK When 2,300 plus teens rock up to Crown Heights in New York for the CTeen... Read More

Eight Takeaways from Berel Solomon, 2022 INTL Shabbaton Speaker

The Connections Staff 3 months ago  0
Ethan Benenson// Hunterdon County, NJ Berel Solomon was born and raised in Montreal, Canada in a secular home. In... Read More

CTeen Female Leader of the Year: Meet Levana

The Connections Staff 3 months ago  0
Chloe Baker// Fairfax, VA At last, the highly anticipated 14th annual CTeen International Shabbaton opened its doors to 2,000... Read More
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