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Recap of Tri-State TGIS Shabbaton

4 days ago Sarah Strent 0
By: Sarah Strent This year’s Tri-State TGIS Shabbaton was extra special to me because it was my last TGIS Shabbaton. Four years ago, I came into CTeen not knowing how big of an impact it would have on my life. I recall my first Shabbaton ever in Atlantic City. I couldn’t help but be intimidated Read More

Tri-State Sukkot 2019

3 weeks ago Sarah Strent 0
By: Sarah Strent The regional event this past Thursday, October 17 was a blast! My night began with an hour ride on a party bus to Long Beach! I had so much fun dancing and singing Jewish songs with my best friends! Then, we finally arrived at the sukkah in Long Beach! The highlight of Read More

Parsha Nitzavim

2 months ago Orli Richman 0
“Atem Nitzavim hayom coolchem leefney hashem elocechem” You are standing here today before the lord your G-d. Just like the upcoming holiday of Rosh Hashanah, in parsha Nitzavim the entire Jewish nation is standing before G-d, men, women and children. With every soul before him, G-d directly tells us about life and death and in Read More

How to Tackle the College Process

2 months ago Adina Ichilov 0
My name is Adina Ichilov and I am a senior from CTeen San Antonio. Let’s face it, the college admissions process is extremely overwhelming. From the number of essays and short questions you have to write to the constant reminders you need to give your recommenders, the process is stressful. However, as I’ve moved along Read More

Six Flags Regional Event

3 months ago Mitchel Zilbershteyn 0
As school starts up, CTeeners from all over the Tri-state area gathered together at Six Flags to start off the year with a day full of thrills. While the weather was gloomy, the loud voices of the cheering teens made the atmosphere as bright and lively as ever! Each chapter had an impressive turnout, and Read More

What Purim Teaches Us About Unity

8 months ago Noah Roffe 0
Purim is easily the most joyful and happy Jewish holiday of the year. It is known that the entire Jewish month of Adar is a time of happiness and success because of the Purim story. Purim however isn’t just about happiness and success on the individual level, it is also about maximizing our potential on Read More

My First Shiva Call

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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
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