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The Embassy Move to Jerusalem

7 days 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

7 months 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

9 months 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

Share the Truth

11 months ago yhazan 0
The Jewish world was once again torn apart today  (January 8, 2017) following a terrorist attack that happened in Jerusalem. Four soldiers were murdered, and fifteen others were 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 Read More

Thank You CTeen!

1 year ago Archive 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
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