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CTeen West Suffolk Annual Banquet Overview

4 months ago Sarah Strent 0
Cteen West Suffolk Annual Banquet Overview By: Sarah Strent June 4th, 2018 was an unforgettable night! Many of you may ask, why was it so unforgettable? The answer is simple; it was the Cteen West Suffolk’s end of the year Dinner Banquet. Cteen West Suffolk holds an annual dinner to recognize all the volunteering we Read More

The Start of Something New

4 months ago sfranco 0
From the first time I arrived in Crown Heights, on the first day of the NYC Shabbaton in 9th grade, something in my life changed. I couldn’t stop smiling the whole week. I loved everything about CTeen. I knew it was my crowd. I really was not much of a “leader” in my community, it Read More

Seminary? Shluchim? The Powers of a Farbrengen

5 months ago Shayna Solkowitz 0
What… a… weekend. This weekend I went to the CTeen 5th annual leadership retreat for the first time. We had so many inspiring workshops and speakers, but my favorite part included staying up until 3 am to talk and hang out with my new friends. My favorite part was farbrengening on Friday night. Throughout the Read More

My Florida Shabbaton Experience

7 months 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

The Embassy Move to Jerusalem

12 months ago Noah Roffe 0
December 06, 2017 will always be an historic date for Jewish nation. On this day, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, officially recognized Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jews, as the capital of Israel, and announced that the US will move its embassy to Jerusalem! Since its establishment, Israel’s capital has been Read More

Help Is On The Way! Five Ways to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

1 year ago Leighest 0
Julia Rozenfeld, Bucks County, PA   1. Donating Money and Food There are many organizations that are currently accepting money that will be used for necessities such as food, water, and shelter, such as the Chabad and CTeen of Houston. They set up an Amazon wishlist with a list of needed supplies which anyone can Read More

Turning Darkness Into a Mitzvah: CTeen Connection’s Mitzvah Challenge

1 year ago hkaplun 0
On Monday, August 14th, the New England Holocaust Memorial in downtown Boston was vandalized by a seventeen year old boy. He “hurled” rocks through a glass panel inscribed with numbers representing those tattooed on the arms of the Jews in concentration camps. This came just days after the two day White Nationalist and Neo-Nazi protest Read More

From CTeen to Jerusalem

1 year ago Leighest 0
Netanel Ashkenazi, San Antonio, TX Waking up every  morning for the past four years to get ready for school was a heavy burden. Every day that I knew I was not attending a Jewish high school, but rather the secular high school in San Antonio, Texas where I was a student, made me feel lost. Read More

My Experience at the CTeen Leadership Retreat

1 year ago Leighest 0
Aaron Cohen, Mequon, WI When I found out in May that I was going to be a leader for my CTeen chapter next year, I was so excited and quickly began brainstorming ideas. But as I was thinking of how to make my chapter bigger and better than ever before, I got stuck. I called Read More

The Story of My Hebrew Name

1 year ago Leighest 0
By Olivia Rubinsky, Palm Springs, California Recently, I had an amazing opportunity to attend the CTeen Leadership Retreat. At first I was skeptical of going but I decided to make the best out of it. One thing that stands out to me happened on Shabbat. While we were going around saying our Hebrew names it Read More
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