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Seminary? Shluchim? The Powers of a Farbrengen

3 weeks 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

3 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

8 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

Stand with Manchester; Stand with Growth

1 year ago bbursk 0
“Why?”   This is the question that I asked myself this morning when I woke up and heard that over twenty people had lost their lives and many more had been injured in my hometown of Manchester, England. The very city in which I slept was being rocked by a terror attack only miles away. Read More

My Washington D.C. Shabbaton Experience

1 year ago Leighest 0
Alex Andelsman, West Suffolk, NY   My name is Alex Andelsman from CTeen West Suffolk; some of you may know me from my article about this shabbaton from last year. I can tell you that this experience was just as, if not even more, amazing than the first shabbaton in Washington, D.C.   When we Read More
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