Shabbaton

The Shocking Lessons I Learned at the CTeen International Shabbaton

3 months ago Shayna Solkowitz 0
I was asked to write about one aspect of the International Shabbaton that affected me the most. The only problem was, how could I choose just one?! I don’t think I’m like most teens. One of the main reasons I love the Shabbaton is the workshops. Obviously my #1 reason for attending is seeing my Read More

Are Tattoos Taboo? (The Torah’s Take)

12 months ago Hannah Butcher 0
In December, after I turned 18, the first thing my friends asked me was if I was going to get a tattoo. Something inside me held me back from jumping head-first into a tattoo parlor, however.  At the International Shabbaton I realized why, exactly, I hesitated to get inked. Like me, many Jewish teens stand Read More

10 Shabbaton Lessons to Remember for Life

1 year ago Hannah Butcher 0
Last week, I participated in my final International Shabbaton as a CTeener. My favorite part of each Shabbaton has always been the Shabbat lectures, which include intimate, enriching, and spiritual discussions with rabbis and rebbetzins from across the nation. This year, in order to ensure that I made the most of my last Shabbaton, I 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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