Shabbaton

My Florida Shabbaton Experience

5 months ago Leighest 0
The Shabbaton was one of the best experiences I have had in many years. My name is Elliot, I am 14 years old and go to the Boca CTeen chapter. During the Shabbaton, I had a blast with six boys in our host’s house. Not only did I meet three boys, but I also got Read More

My Florida Shabbaton Experience

5 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

Teen Talk: Emilio Chayo

6 months ago Leighest 0
Once upon a time, there was a sixteen-year-old boy. The boy learned that, because of how his cards had been dealt, he wouldn’t be starting school at the same time as his friends. He felt sad, but most importantly he felt powerless, for this was a situation that he had no  help in solving. He Read More

How One Weekend Changed My Life

6 months ago Leighest 0
By Sarelle Franco/Los Alamitos, CA How one weekend changed my life The CTeen International Shabbaton is one of the most astonishing things I’ve ever seen in my entire 16 years of living. To watch more than 2,500 high school students share their Jewish pride out loud is something empowering and amazing to witness. Judaism is Read More

My Shabbaton 5778 Experience

7 months ago ssalles 0
February 22, 2018(Thursday) Dear CTeeners, Shabbaton 5778 was incredible and inspiring. My journey started at 4:40am, when I headed to the airport! At check in, I ran into CTeen of South Florida, who were on our flight. As time went on the rest of our chapter and chaperones arrived with a kid from Key West Read More

10 Shabbaton Lessons to Remember for Life

7 months ago Hannah Butcher 0
Last week, I participated in my final International Shabbaton as a CTeener. My favorite part of each Shabbaton has always been the Shabbat lectures, which include intimate, enriching, and spiritual discussions with rabbis and rebbetzins from across the nation. This year, in order to ensure that I made the most of my last Shabbaton, I Read More

Teen Talk: Adina Samloff

7 months ago Leighest 0
Hi everyone! My name is Adina Samloff and I’m a senior at Bader Hillel High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As you’ve heard about the age old “three second rule” for first impressions, I’m sure you’ve already observed my skirt that covers my knees, my high neckline, and elbow length sleeves. You’re probably assuming I grew Read More

A Shabbaton Like No Other

7 months ago hkaplun 0
Is it just me, or did the shabbaton fly by? All of a sudden, I’m back in school, and back to everyday life. Well, not exactly; since this was my last International Shabbaton, I decided to make the most of it. I sang louder, danced harder, and talked to more people than I did in Read More

My Ohel Experience

7 months ago Hank Loeb 0
Last year, on the final day of the CTeen Shabbaton, I went to the Ohel for the very first time. I had heard of people going to the Rebbe’s resting place, but I didn’t really know what to expect. It turned out to be a moving experience.   Early Sunday morning, after an amazing weekend, Read More
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