My Florida Shabbaton Experience

3 weeks ago ssalles 0
This weekend I had an amazing, spiritual experience with my Florida Mishpacha at the 1st annual Florida shabbaton. I was thrilled my region came together for this spectacular shabbaton. This CTeen Shabbaton was very laid back and relaxed.. This gave me a chance to learn so much about myself, and enabled all of us to Read More

My Shabbaton 5778 Experience

3 months ago ssalles 0
February 22, 2018(Thursday) Dear CTeeners, Shabbaton 5778 was incredible and inspiring. My journey started at 4:40am, when I headed to the airport! At check in, I ran into CTeen of South Florida, who were on our flight. As time went on the rest of our chapter and chaperones arrived with a kid from Key West Read More

Amazing Fruits To Try

4 months ago ssalles 0
In honor of Tu B’Shevat here are some amazing fruits to try that are honestly amazing! Amazing fruits to try Grapes These are so yummy and so fun to eat too. Not only do they taste good but have beneficial antioxidants and a high water content. Grapes can be sour or sweet depending on when Read More

How We Experience The Miracles of Chanukah Everyday

5 months ago ssalles 0
Chanukah is a very special holiday celebrating the miracle that occurred in the second Beit Hamikdash thousands of years ago. Today, we often wish for a huge miracle in our day-to-day lives, but did you know we experience and witness them every day? For most of us, our lives consist of waking up, eating breakfast Read More

Start The New Year Off Right

8 months ago ssalles 0
The Hebrew year 5777 is almost over, which means Rosh Hashanah and 5778 are around the corner! You know what that means—time to make resolutions for the coming year. Here are a few to get you inspired:   Take on a new Mitzvah Mitzvahs an important way to connect Hashem and learn so much about Read More

Easy Back To School Recipes

9 months ago ssalles 0
Back to school is here, but you have nothing to fear. Make breakfast and lunch stress-free with these delicious recipes.   Important: Make sure all dishes are microwavable safe. Never put metal in a microwave.   Breakfast: A meal not to be missed! All of these meals are so simple and take minutes to make. Read More

My Leadership Retreat Experience 5777-2017

11 months ago ssalles 0
Recently,  I had the opportunity to attend the CTeen Leadership Retreat. I didn’t realize how much this weekend would impact my life. I was excited to attend, but also really nervous. When I arrived in Crown Heights to go on the bus, I met  other leaders I  knew by name from group chats; it was Read More

Potato Pizza

1 year ago ssalles 0
This cool twist on a delicious classic is perfect for Shavuot or anytime.  This recipe serves one person.   Ingredients Mozzarella cheese Pre-made pizza crust (homemade or store bought) 1 russet potato Oil Salt and pepper Oregano (optional)   Steps Clean the potato, dampen a paper towel, and wrap the potato in the paper towel. Read More

Shabbat Candles

1 year ago ssalles 0
Lighting Shabbat candles is an amazing mitzvah that all Jewish women and girls can take part in, beginning from the age of three years old. This mitzvah gives us the opportunity to reflect and have a one-on-one time with Hashem. It is also symbolic of welcoming the peace and light of Shabbat.   I bet Read More

The meaning of “Next year in Jerusalem”

1 year ago ssalles 0
When I was younger, my family would host a Passover seder every year. Each year, when we reached the famous phrase at the end of the seder: “next year in Jerusalem,” I would find myself curious about what it meant. Were they being serious? Or was this supposed to mean something deeper and metaphorical?   I couldn’t Read More
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