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About Us

About Us

Cteen Haven is a welcoming community for Jewish teens. We've created an accepting, empowering, and engaging "haven" rich with innovative & exciting events, volunteer & leadership opportunities, and authentic Torah wisdom. CTeen is were lasting friendships, strong Jewish pride, and a sense of purpose and responsibility are created. At CTeen, we are growing the Jewish leaders of today! We invite you to join and get involved. 

Our Leaders

The CTeen leadership program encourages teens to take an active role in their communities and beyond. ​CTeen leaders are empowered to add their creative input and talents to develop continuous methods that consistently engage their peers in fun and meaningful ways.


For over 10 years, Rabbi Shalom & Bracha Cheruff have worked with Jewish teens in high schools and summer camps around the globe, including Melbourne, Sweden, Canada, UK, & the US. In 2022, passionate about the 'power of youth,' and teens' incredible energy & potential, Rabbi Shalom & Bracha moved to New Haven to begin Cteen of Greater New Haven.

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