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The largest-ever CTeen Shabbaton is expected to bring 2,700 teens from 497 cities to New York; organizers say they were forced to close registration due to a shortage of accommodations. Full Story

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Please open your homes!
February 9, 2020 11:42 am

It means so much for teens to be a part of this shabbaton, and you will feel the beauty of it and be a part of it as well when you host!

When Is Crown Heights Building a Hotel?
February 10, 2020 5:37 pm

With Space for the Kinus workshops, wedding hall.
Rooftop terrace. Convention center.
Crown Heights is the center of the Universe and it needs a huge hotel.

A Hotel is not the same experience
Reply to  When Is Crown Heights Building a Hotel?
February 11, 2020 12:42 am

We do need more hotels here — affordably priced.
But for the CTeen teens, as well as for the pegishas and the Chabad On Campus Shabbaton, what’s needed is home hospitality. That is a big part of the Crown Heights experience: to experience Shabbos in a Jewish home, with a Jewish family here.

A Hotel is not the same experience
February 11, 2020 12:43 am

I dearly love having guests when these big groups come to town. At the same time, this is the THIRD such big group coming in one month (February): Last week we had the bochurim for Yud Shvat. Next week, we have the shluchos for the Kinus HaShluchos. And now I see that CTeen is coming in, during the final weekend in February. I wish I could say “Sure” every time I am asked. But the reality is that it would make much more sense to spread out these special Shabbosim. It really makes no sense to have this third one… Read more »

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