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THANK YOU (From CTeen Manchester)!

3 years 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

3 years 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

The Summer of 2014

3 years ago vlamport 0
  Every year since I was born I have traveled to Israel for the summer. I would stay with my family at my grandparents’ house, and we would spend a lot of time with family and friends. Israel became less of a vacation and more my home for the summer. Last summer, however, was different. Read More

Sushi in the Sukkah

3 years ago Archive 0
From Chinatown themed Purim parties to bringing Holiday celebrations to the local high school, CTeen Newton has never failed at making events interesting and accessible. “Sushi in the Sukkah” was yet another one of those events. Just like the kickoff barbeque, turnout was fantastic. Teens from local Jewish day schools, public schools, and private schools Read More

The School DIDN’T Ban Our Sukkah!

3 years ago Leighest 0
The school year starts a little later in Wisconsin than in other states.  As the school year started, CTeen of Milwaukee met with the Principal at Nicolet High School to discuss the Sukkah for 2015/5776.  He indicated that we once again needed to find a space off campus four our Sukkah.  Time was short and Read More

Kicking Off A New Year

3 years ago Leighest 0
By Jared Zimmer, Western Suffolk, NY This week at CTeen of Western Suffolk we took the opportunity to cook for a family in need. With the family in financial trouble, and the mother having cancer, they are having tough times. However, every one of us put our love and time into making homemade, delicious, kosher Read More

My Incredible CTeen Xtreme Experience!

3 years ago Leighest 0
By Adina Samloff From the moment I heard of CTeen Xtreme Camp, I was thrilled. My family celebrated Shabbat very rarely, but only with a special dinner and matzah ball soup. I went to Camp Gan Israel as a child, and I used to go to Sunday school too. As I became older and was Read More

10 Reasons Why CTeen Is for Every Jewish Teen

3 years ago Risa Mond 0
1. Power of YOUth CTeen doesn’t just say “Power of Youth”- they really do give the power to the youth through leadership positions, encouragement, and control. 2. Shabbatons, shabbatons, and more shabbatons! Regionals, chapter, and international too! The endless shabbaton opportunities give CTeeners a chance to expand their friendships with teens from all over the Read More

L’Chaim to CTeen Xtreme!

4 years ago Leighest 0
Koby Lerner, San Diego, California I never imagined that a cup of coffee would change the course of my life. One Friday afternoon last September, my mom walked into Peet’s Coffee in San Diego, and saw a young, Jewish man, standing 6’5” and wearing very long tzitzis. She approached him and started talking to him Read More

Indoorsy Guy Takes On Outdoors at Xtreme

4 years ago Leighest 0
By Benjamin Peretz During the time leading up to CTeen Xtreme of 2015, I was apprehensive about the trip. I was, and still am, to a degree, wholly uninterested in most outdoor activities. My focus, then, in pursuing CTeen Xtreme, was purely on because of CTeen, with no acknowledgement of the Xtreme. I have been Read More
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