Q. What is CTeen/Chabad Teen Club?

A. Our mission is to assist Jewish teens in developing the tools they need to thrive in the real world. Our holistic approach to Jewish study considers the impact of Judaic wisdom on personal and interpersonal growth. Drawing on research-based instructional design and cutting-edge approaches to learning, JLI's innovative presentation of Jewish teachings is designed to be both intellectually rigorous and highly accessible.

Q. Who is this program for?

A. All teens in grades 9-12

Q. What is the schedule of classes and where are they held?

A. Classes & activities for grades 9-12 take place every month @ Lubavitch Educational Center.

Q. How much does this program cost?

A. $180 for the year. Price includes all text books and supplies.

Q. We're not religious or affiliated with Chabad. Is this program for our teenager?

A. Yes. We believe there is a great value for your son or daughter in the Teens program. In fact, our students come from all backgrounds and affiliations. The benefits of the program are universal.

JLI Teens curriculum is not preachy. It’s designed to speak to the minds and hearts of high school students from all lifestyles, engaging them and challenging them to think for themselves about issues surrounding Judaism, and its relevance to our modern lives.

Q. My teen is already overburdened with school work. Won’t this be a distraction?

A. Not at all! Studies show that participation in extracurricular activities results in higher academic achievement overall, as well as improving the way high school students manage time. Additionally, technological advancements in today’s world have created a real social crisis, and as we know, many of our youth spend more time texting than engaged in interpersonal experiences.

Q. Will I have to drag my teen to the sessions each week?

A. NO, they’ll be reminding you! In the past two courses alone, our affiliates have reported high student return-attendance. Not surprisingly, they love it! JLI Teens is not a lecture. Our unique learning model is multisensory – designed with the busy, overstimulated 21st-century teenager in mind. Our presenters challenge their students’ paradigms, inspiring them to evaluate and grow.