Feeding homeless stomachs, filling teenage minds

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By, Arielle Menn One of the most surprising lessons I have ever learned is that some of the most useful lessons I will ever learn come from a very unexpected source: homeless people. Last November, Jewish teens from the Seattle area got the opportunity to see the real lives of Seattle’s homeless in Tent City. Read More

My Chanukah

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By Sarah Zolty My Chanukah was unforgettable. Me and my dad went to Peurto Rico as a father daughter trip. The beautiful scenery and moments made me realize how lucky I am to be alive and enjoy this world that G-d gave to us. When I got home, we had a beautifully decorated Chanukah table and Read More

My Chanukah Experience

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Vanessa Fellus, Roslyn, NY My Chanukah experience is mostly thrilling because this is the first year my family and I stuck the Chanukiah by a window in order to fulfill the mitzvah of pirsumei nisa (publicizing the miracle), which I just learned the importance of in my first year in yeshiva. B”H that I am Read More

This Chanukah

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Jordyn Hazan, Montreal, Canada This Channukah has been so special because usually we just say the bracha on the menorah and the other brachas, but this year I really was able to understand the reasons and meaning behind what it means to be a Jew and to practice Judaism, and celebrate Channukah. I hope that Read More

Jewish Heritage Night

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By Yasmine Shahar Wouldn’t it be awesome if all of CTeens, INTERNATIONALLY, could get together for one night of Channuka? Well guess what?! The Jewish Heritage event on the seventh night of Channuka will do just that! It will take place at 6:30 EST at the Barclay’s Center with the Nets baseball team!There will be Read More

CTeen Extreme

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Archie Weindruch, Quad Cities, IL I hungered for betterment. I did not feed myself very well. These statements could very well summarize the earlier portion of the summer of 5773 (2013) for me. I had just finished tenth grade and would be entering eleventh grade at the end of the summer in my public high Read More

Parshat Matot!

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This week, we read parshat Matot! In this parsha, Moshe introduces the laws governing the annulment of vows to the heads of the tribes of Israel. War is waged against Midian as they were plotting to destroy Israel. In the Torah, a detailed account of the war is included. For example, it states all of Read More
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