CTeen of France

3 days ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California Taking a 10-hour flight from our last stop in Cancun, we arrive at our next destination for “Travel Thursday.” It’s CTeen of France! Mendy and Chaya Mottal established CTeen of France in September 2014, and from that moment on, CTeen has expanded to over 120 chapters across the France Read More

CTeen Cancun

1 week ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California For this week’s “Travel Thursday,” we are taking a voyage to Mexico to bring you…CTeen Cancun.  Fourteen years ago, Mendel and Rachel Druk made the 3,300 mile move from New York to Mexico to start a Chabad. Once it was established, Rachel created various programs for her local community, Read More

Every Mitzvah Counts!

2 weeks ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Sophie Edelstein//CTeen Milwaukee, Wisconsin There are four siblings in my family. We all have strong Jewish identities, yet we all practice and celebrate our Judaism in incredibly different ways. Nevertheless, our Jewish identities all shine brightly. My older brother is currently in Yeshiva, a Jewish educational institution that focuses on the study of traditional religious Read More

Chanukah Miracles

1 month ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Nathan Ginsburg// CTeen Gaithersburg, Maryland The story of Chanukah had many amazing miracles occur to the Jewish people, from the oil in the temple lasting eight days rather than one, to our victory, as the Maccabees, against the Greeks. The oil miracle is particularly fitting for today’s age because it is similar to, say, a Read More

Meet CTeen Hungary

2 months ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California With a new year comes a new CTeen chapter. Just a few months ago, Tzemmy and Sophie Bassman moved to Budapest, Hungary, from the United States, in the hopes of establishing a program for Jewish youth in Hungary. Sophie Bassman shares how important it is to give others the Read More

TGIS 2020

2 months ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Rachel Rouhani//CTeen Plano, Texas  Sophie Edelstein//CTeen Milwaukee,Wisconsin What is TGIS you ask? TGIS stands for “Thank Gosh It’s Shabbat!” This acronym serves as the theme for a weekend in November when many CTeen chapters worldwide host Shabbat programing.Shabbat is what unifies the Jewish people, and gives us strength for the upcoming week. This is why Read More

CTeen Gone Virtual!

3 months ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Katie Freedman// CTeen Manchester, UK During this pandemic, meeting up with friends and family has become a great challenge and it has affected all of our lives.  However, CTeen and it’s amazing chapters around the world have managed to keep in contact with their teens which has made our chapters stronger than ever. I am Read More

CTeen Kickoffs

4 months ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Allan Feldman// CTeen Palo Alto, CA The new year has kicked off for CTeen chapters around the world, and what better time to start than on Rosh Hashanah? Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, chapters have found sweet ways to connect with their peers and celebrate the new year, even if it’s virtual or six feet apart. Read More

Dear Leigh,

6 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
Everyone who is a part of this incredible project has the privilege of knowing Leigh Hershkovich-loffe. If you do not know Leigh, she has been working for CTeen for the past six years as editor in Chief of ‘CTeen Connections’ and director of curriculum. Leigh has contributed more to CTeen than this article could do Read More

Top 5 things to do during Corona…Inspired by the Rebbe!

9 months ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
By Elie Glaser// CTeen of Leeds 1. Learn some Torah! Are you always making a mental note to learn some Torah each week but never actually get round to it? Does something ‘more important’ always come up? It’s okay, we all do it. Why not take this time we’ve been lumbered with, and use it Read More
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