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Anxiety and the Torah

2 days ago Hannah Butcher 0
Anxiety is a common feeling that many of us have experienced. It’s uncomfortable, and the symptoms vary from person to person.  Everyone experiences anxiety differently; for some, their palms sweat, their thoughts spiral out of control, their breathing becomes shallow, or their stomachs tie in knots. The world may seems to spin around us and, Read More

Esther: The Ultimate Heroine

2 months ago hkaplun 0
If you ask almost any little girl what what they are dressing up as for Purim, the answer will more than likely be Queen Esther. To kids, this is an excuse to dress up as a princess. However, Esther should be celebrated for more than just her beauty and status. The story of Purim is Read More

Taking a gap year

2 months ago swinawer 0
Hey guys! Exciting news! I’m taking a gap year to go study in Israel! Woohoo! For those of you who don’t know, a gap year is a year taken between high school and college; some people may work, travel, or even volunteer. I chose to take this year to study abroad. How did this New Read More

The Many Languages of CTeen

6 months ago hkaplun 0
Hello, Privet, Shalom, Nǐ hǎo, Hola, Bonjour, Olá, Buna, Yeoboseyo So many languages, one tiny world. For the first five years of my life, I spoke only Russian. Growing up as a first generation American, it is never out of the ordinary for me to flip flop between English, Russian, and Ranglish (a mix of Read More
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