My First Shiva Call

3 months ago hkaplun 0
Today, I paid my first shiva call, for someone I’d never met before. A seemingly strange thing, until you think about our common factor.  We have the most important thing in common, the one thing that bands together millions of people, and has for thousands of years–we are both members of Am Yisrael.   Last Read More

Don’t Waste your Rosh Hashanah

6 months ago Zach Marcus 0
As school starts again and our lives are getting back to normal, we are suddenly interrupted by the unusually early occurrence of Rosh Hashanah. To some, it is an long boring day spent in Shul. To others, it is an easy way to get out of school. But however you look at the festival, it Read More

CTeen in Outer Space

7 months ago Leighest 0
Hey y’all! My name is Nina Pfrenger and if you didn’t already guess from the “y’all” I live in Houston, Texas and am currently a senior at a public high school. About a year and a half ago, at the 2017 Cteen Shabbaton, my journey to become more observant started. After the Shabbaton I took Read More

Meet Rebeca

8 months ago Rebeca Price 0
Hi. My name is Rebeca Price. I was born in San Antonio, I grew up in Chicago, and I currently live in Skokie, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. I’m a junior in high school, an avid cross country runner, extremely passionate about the Land of Israel, and a proud Jew. I love mango sorbet, face masks, Read More

Ekev, a Dvar Torah

8 months ago Quincy Barret 0
Hi! My name is Quincy, I live in Manchester and this year, I am venturing into the world of CTeen Connection. My articles will mainly be short divrai torah (often with a question and answer format), attempting to reveal some of the hidden lessons from the weekly parashah (Torah portion). In this week’s parashah Ekev, Read More

Amazing Fruits To Try

1 year ago ssalles 0
In honor of Tu B’Shevat here are some amazing fruits to try that are honestly amazing! Amazing fruits to try Grapes These are so yummy and so fun to eat too. Not only do they taste good but have beneficial antioxidants and a high water content. Grapes can be sour or sweet depending on when Read More

How We Experience The Miracles of Chanukah Everyday

1 year ago ssalles 0
Chanukah is a very special holiday celebrating the miracle that occurred in the second Beit Hamikdash thousands of years ago. Today, we often wish for a huge miracle in our day-to-day lives, but did you know we experience and witness them every day? For most of us, our lives consist of waking up, eating breakfast Read More

9 Questions with Meir Kay

1 year ago Noah Roffe 0
Meir Kay is a Jewish celebrity who devoted his life in educating others on self-value, spreading happiness/simcha/positivity, and making peoples days a little bit better. From messing around with strangers, to explaining life lessons in simple ways, Meir’s videos spreads happiness to all different types of people. Check out our interview with him here! 9 Read More

Easy Back To School Recipes

2 years ago ssalles 0
Back to school is here, but you have nothing to fear. Make breakfast and lunch stress-free with these delicious recipes.   Important: Make sure all dishes are microwavable safe. Never put metal in a microwave.   Breakfast: A meal not to be missed! All of these meals are so simple and take minutes to make. Read More

My Leadership Retreat Experience 5777-2017

2 years ago ssalles 0
Recently,  I had the opportunity to attend the CTeen Leadership Retreat. I didn’t realize how much this weekend would impact my life. I was excited to attend, but also really nervous. When I arrived in Crown Heights to go on the bus, I met  other leaders I  knew by name from group chats; it was Read More
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