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2 months ago yhazan 0
The Jewish world was once again torn apart today  (January 8th) following a terrorist attack that happened in Jerusalem. 4 soldiers were murdered, and 15 others wounded when a truck drove off the street and onto the sidewalk in Armon Hanatziv. Words cannot describe the pain and anguish that followed upon hearing this news. Among Read More

Thank You CTeen!

7 months ago klerner 1
This past summer, I had two incredible and life-changing experiences. It began on July 4th with CTeen Xtreme. Although this was my second time, it was significantly different than my first Xtreme adventure. The previous year I barely knew how to put tefillin on myself, but this year I was getting men in and out of Read More

A Precious Stone

7 months ago bbursk 0
  As I sit here reflecting on Heritage Quest, I can’t help but feel that it feels like years since I was there, standing in Auschwitz when really, it was just weeks ago. I am taken back to those moments, standing at Auschwitz with my head in my hands, wondering how humanity could allow such Read More

Life Lessons from CTeen Xtreme

7 months ago eglazer 0
During my summer experience on CTeen Xtreme, I learned a lot. CTeen Xtreme was a trip full of fun and adventure, but it was also a time for learning and reflecting, beginning every morning with a lesson with Rebbetzin Manya Lazaroff.   Here are a few of the best lessons I took away from this Read More

10 things I took away from the CTeen Leadership Retreat

7 months ago vlamport 0
This summer, I attended the Leadership Retreat for the first time. The retreat was such a wonderfully unique and inspiring experience that I would recommend to anyone. Here are ten things that I took away from the retreat…   1. Be a LEADER: Good leaders create followers; great leaders create other leaders This is what Read More

One Extreme Summer

8 months ago eglazer 0
“So shout out loud my CTeen crowd a family forever we’ll be.” This was one of the many lines I chanted while on CTeen Xtreme. Recently, I returned from a two week journey out west with CTeen Xtreme. And what a family we became. While on CTeen Xtreme we traveled from Denver, Colorado to Los Read More

Reflections on the Leadership Retreat

9 months ago Leighest 0
My name is Netanel Ashkenazi and I am a leader from San Antonio, Texas. We’re taught that a good leader creates followers, but a great leader creates more leaders. Throughout the weekend of the leadership retreat, we worked on our leadership roles, communicating skills, marketing, financing, and brainstorming ideas. From the moment we arrived at Read More

Got Kosher? GW Does!

11 months ago Risa Mond 0
For CTeen Alum Carly Meisel, taking no is not an option. Of the over 140 colleges in America that offer a Kosher meal plan to accommodate the Jews at their college, Carly found herself at one of the universities that does not offer a Kosher food plan. To oblige the 33% of Jews on campus Read More

THANK YOU (From CTeen Manchester)!

1 year ago Leighest 0
By CTeen Manchester CTeen Manchester would like to thank every single CTeen participant that voted for us! We wouldn’t be here without you! And now…for a bit of a history lesson! A CTeen History Lesson CTeen Manchester first began in 2013, but the idea was thought of a couple years before that. One of our Read More

Bowling for Life

1 year ago Leighest 0
By Jared Zimmer This past week we had a bowl-a-thon, raising money for Chai Lifeline and Friendship Circle. Our chapter raised almost $2,250 in 3 weeks, breaking our record of $1,250 last year! I am blessed to be apart of such a fantastic group of teens. Through asking our family and friends for donations, we Read More
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