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A 2021 Summer to Remember (Pt. 2)

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A Truly ‘XTreme’ Experience Kalae Abrams// Princeville, Hawaii Read Part 1 of our CTeen Summer recap on the Heritage Quest here: https://www.cteenconnection.com/uncategorized/a-2021-summer-to-remeber-pt-1/ Have you ever seen a jam-packed bus full of 30 energetic teens? Ever been in one yourself? Well, I was on that bus this summer during my CTeen XTreme trip journeying through the Read More

A 2021 Summer to Remember (Pt. 1)

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Homecoming 2021/5781 Stella Washington// CTeen North Fulton, Georgia Read Part 2 of our CTeen Summer recap on the XTreme trip here: https://www.cteenconnection.com/uncategorized/a-2021-summer-to-remember-pt-2/ This article is dedicated to counselors Sarah Sherman, Pessi Naparstek, Mushkie Rapoport, Gitty Friedman, Gili Houpt, and every single girl that was a part of this group. I cannot begin to express my Read More

CTeen Leeds

8 months ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California After our Uplyfting stop in Crown Heights, NY, we return to the UK for “Travel Thursday.” Say hello to CTeen Leeds! Bunie and Mendy Chazan both head the chapter as the beloved rabbi and rebbetzin. In February of 2017, they moved together to Leeds, UK from Crown Heights, New Read More

CTeen HQ

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Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California  Shayna Solkowitz// CTeen Woodcliff Lake, NJ For this “Travel Thursday,” we travel back to one of our favorite places…Crown Heights, New York, where we find CTeen HQ!  CTeen HQ is run by a fantastic group of people who work every day to inspire the next generation of Jewish teens. Read More

CTeen Manchester

9 months ago Shai Fichtelberg 0
Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California  You might remember CTeen Manchester from the International Shabbaton, where you can’t miss them. As Sholom Cohen, CTeen rabbi, puts it, “We rock the house at Shabbaton! You will definitely hear us loud and clear!” CTeen Manchester always shows up with endless amounts of energy and you can be Read More

CTeen Rio

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Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California  Home to almost 100,000 Jews, we head to Brazil for our next landing place for “Travel Thursday.” Meet Cteen Rio! Knowing the great rewards of working with teens, Rabbi Yoseph and Mussy Fishman jumped on the opportunity to establish CTeen Rio in 2015. From that moment on, they have Read More

CTeen Panama

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Shai Fichtelberg// CTeen Sonoma County, California  On the border of Central and South America, we find our next stop for “Travel Thursday.” Say hola to CTeen Panama! Shlomo Poliwoda, who heads the CTeen chapter, is a Baal Tshuva originally from Venezuela, but moved to Panama later in his life. Six years ago, he was given Read More

Jewish Birthdays

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Shayna Solkowitz// CTeen Woodcliff Lake, NJ While secular birthdays are all about cake and presents, a Jewish birthday is a serious time to check in with our life’s mission. Let’s just get right to the deep stuff, shall we? The day you were born is the day that G-D realized this world couldn’t exist without Read More

CTeen of France

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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

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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
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