Dear Leigh,

4 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
Everyone who is a part of this incredible project has the privilege of knowing Leigh Hershkovich-loffe. If you do not know Leigh, she has been working for CTeen for the past six years as editor in Chief of ‘CTeen Connections’ and director of curriculum. Leigh has contributed more to CTeen than this article could do Read More

Keeping Sane During Quarantine

6 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
By: Mitchel Zilbershteyn Quarantine. This phrase has been thrown around a lot recently, with everyone telling one another how important it is to stay home and avoid any social contact. However, this extended break from seeing friends and family during quarantine can really take a mental toll on people. We are social by nature, and Read More

The Mitzvah of Tefillin

6 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
Written by: Michael Mandel Every day I put on my pair of Tefillin and feel a strong and great connection to G-d and my Judaism. I feel as if all of my Jewish ancestors feel so proud of me. Many years ago they had experienced Anti Semitism and were scared that their Judaism would be Read More

CTeen Channel

7 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
By Sarah Strent//CTeen of West Suffolk, New York We are living history. We are experiencing life during the worldwide Pandemic of COVID-19. While times are challenging, it is crucial to remain hopeful and to keep ourselves occupied. Among other activities, I have spent a great deal of time on CTeen Channel. CTeen Channel features many Read More

Finding Our Inner Jew in Hard Times

7 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
By Abigail Pool//CTeen of Bucks County, Pennsylvania It feels like a lifetime ago when we all first heard of COVID-19. A city of eleven million Chinese citizens shut down almost immediately, and the world watched and waited for more. Shortly after the viruses spread, a domino effect took the world hostage: Schools shut down, governments Read More

The Shabbaton: A weekend to change the world

7 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
In honor of one month since the CTeen Shabbaton, we bring you this reflection by Rachel Arrouas from CTeen S. Maur, France. We each have a unique journey in this world. We each have the power to change this world. “A little bit of light dispels a lot of darkness,” said Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Read More

Shabbaton Digital Memory Jar

8 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
For 4 days out of the year, Jewish teens from 24 different countries come together for an epic weekend in New York! 10 years ago there were only 39 attendees, however, now there are over 2700 teens, Shluchim, and chaperones! In just a short amount of time, CTeen had expanded into 510 cities. Each year, Read More

Happy Chanukah from your Editors!

10 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
Here are family recipes from each of your editors. We wanted to share a part of our traditions with our CTeen family. Enjoy! Candy Dreidels- Adina Ichilov Dreidels were the one thing everyone in my huge family had of their own. When I was younger, I remember my grandmother and my great aunt making the Read More

How to Tackle the College Process

1 year ago Adina Ichilov 0
My name is Adina Ichilov and I am a senior from CTeen San Antonio. Let’s face it, the college admissions process is extremely overwhelming. From the number of essays and short questions you have to write to the constant reminders you need to give your recommenders, the process is stressful. However, as I’ve moved along Read More
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