Our First CTeen Bar Mitzvah

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  CTeen member, Hallandale, FL   Michael Teplitsky is a fifteen-year-old teen who goes to the CTeen of Hallandale, Florida. This past year was his first year in CTeen; it has been filled with charity work, participating in holiday events, and forming new friendships.  A few months ago, at our Passover event, we were chatting, Read More

Tasting Judaism at the D.C. Shabbaton

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Jake Snedeker, Woodcliff Lake, NJ   My name is Jake Snedeker from CTeen of Woodcliff Lake. As many of you know, this past weekend was a regional shabbaton in Washington, D.C. I was supposed to be going on the shabbaton with a friend and I was extremely excited; but the week before, I got the Read More

My Washington D.C. Shabbaton Experience

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Alex Andelsman, West Suffolk, NY   My name is Alex Andelsman from CTeen West Suffolk; some of you may know me from my article about this shabbaton from last year. I can tell you that this experience was just as, if not even more, amazing than the first shabbaton in Washington, D.C.   When we Read More

The Best CTeen Shabbaton Yet!

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Rebecca Ross, Manchester, England   Never did I ever think that I would enjoy this shabbaton more than I ever did when I attended two years ago, but guess what? It beat my expectations! The minute CTeen Manchester stepped off of the plane, we immediately broke out in song and dance, letting our CTeen spirit Read More

My CTeen Experience

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Miki Dubery, Irvine, CA On February 22, my two best friends and I took off from LAX to JFK, where our Shabbat weekend getaway would begin. The amount of excitement running through all of our homes was unspeakable. Yes, they were both as excited as I was, but my excitement was different. I look at the Read More

My CTeen Family

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By Julia Gozman, Bucks County, PA 2000 teens. One weekend. One experience. To laugh, to cry, to love. To be a part of one family. That is what it really means to be part of Cteen. One big Jewish family, taking over New York City for a weekend. Staying in touch with friends from afar, Read More

My CTeen Moment

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Sara Freer, Ulster County, NY My name is Sara Freer and I am the leader of Ulster County’s amazing CTeen chapter! CTeen stands for Chabad Teen Network,  and as you all know, is a network of Jewish youth groups who work to unite Jewish teens like myself through community service and super fun activities. I Read More

My Final CTeen International Shabbaton

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Alex Andelsman, West Suffolk, NY “Don’t cry that it’s over, smile because it happened,” some say after an amazing experience comes to end. It is easy to say that when you have not experienced CTeen for five years, gone on four international shabbatons and one domestic shabbaton in D.C. I will admit, I did cry Read More
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