A Lit Time in NY

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Elizabeth Ossowska//Edmonton, Canada As featured in the Edmonton Jewish newspaper! As February came to a close, eleven Jewish teens from Edmonton joined hundreds of others from around the world at the eleventh international Cteen Shabbaton in New York. Led by Chabad Edmonton’s lively Rabbi Dovid Pinson, and later joined by lovely Chaya Vaisfiche from Montreal Read More

A Shabbaton To Remember

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CTeen of Singers Hill shares their recap of their EPIC trip to New York for the CTeen Shabbaton. Davina: An early 6am meet up at Birmingham Airport set our jam packed day off to a thrilling start. We all received personalised passport cases from Rachel and had a brief introduction to what the trip would Read More

What CTeen Means to Me

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A version of this article can be seen in this year’s CTeen Connection magazine. My name is Quincy, and I live in Manchester, UK. My first ever CTeen event was the first of several BBQs, which were just a few friends in a garden kicking a ball around. Back then it was just 2 yeshivah Read More

The Value of Shabbat

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Recently a guy in my school asked me what I do without my phone on Shabbat. I told him that I spend Shabbat having intimate conversations with my family and friends. He responded by telling me that I am missing out on so much that life has to offer because of my religion. I then Read More

Teen Talk: What Does It Mean To Be A Jew?

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Hi all! my name is Mitchel Zilbershteyn. I am a high school junior representing CTeen of Bucks County. I’m not a very religious person. I come from a family that is very split about religion. My mother’s side of my family is not observant at all and rarely even celebrates the holidays. My father’s side Read More

Chanukah’s Over…Now What?

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Chanukah is my favorite holiday. In my opinion, it is the best Jewish holiday there is.It is a time spent with family, we light the menorah, we eat, we party.  On Chanukah, the light of the menorah decorates our windows, our streets, our living rooms. On the eight days of Chanukah, we notice fire everywhere Read More

Starting the New Year Right: Mind, Body, and Soul

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By Samara Smukler Rosh Hashanah is just around the corner, and as everyone makes their resolutions for the year ahead and reflects on the past year, it’s important to think about how prepared we really are for this new year in all aspects: mind, body, and soul. Some of the mothers and daughters of CTeen Read More

My CTeen Summer Experience

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By Evabella Serebro It started in New York where none of us knew each other and only some of us have met before. We landed in Poland and our Heritage Quest had begun. The first night was one of my favorites. Where I had met my best friend, we both knew no one and were Read More

My Long Lost Family History

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By Julia Landes It all started in Poland at the death camp named Treblinka. When walking into Treblinka it feels surreal. My shoulders felt heavier as I walked along the path that the Jews had walked on many years before. There was a sense of silence in the forest around us and it affected everyone Read More
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