VALLEY CHABAD TEEN LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE provides volunteering, educational and community service programs for all Jewish teens throughout the Pascack Valley and Saddle River communities of Bergen County, NJ



CTeen encourages teen to grow and learn about themselves and their community. Core values and character development are enforced through social get-togethers, community service and fun in a dynamic Jewish environment.

Friendship Circle teens provide friendship to countless individuals with special needs and their families by providing recreational and social activities. In addition to helping those in need, the Friendship Circle enriches the many teen volunteers by enabling them to reap the rewards of selfless giving.

Linking Hearts is a unique program in which teen establish interpersonal relationships by visiting home bound senior citizens and nursing home residents. The group meets monthly at the Jewish Home or group activity, art and enjoyable interactions.

CTeen U is a new college course for teens on the tenets of Judaism. Students taking the course will earn 2 private college credits. The course is open to teens in grades 10 -12. CTeen U is a joint initiative of Yeshiva University and the Chabad Teen Network.

Eternal Flame is a community effort to illuminate the very existence that the Nazi labored to extinguish through firsthand testimony, study and discussion, volunteering and trips. Currently, anti-Semitisim is cloaked in anti-Israel bias. Young people and all people can combat the new form of darkness boy connecting with the eternal source of light.

JText is our new innovative and technological project engaging teens on Jewish dimension where they are.Twice a week, teens receive a text msg multiple choice question relating to Jewish holidays, traditions, customs or trivia. The 7th correct answer wins a $20 Amazon gift card! Text CHABAD to join! Number to be provided shortly.  





These teens plan, direct and lead the CTeen events and programs!



A glimpse of Chabad teen activites.


Valley Chabad Teen Leadership Initiative

100 Overlook Dr
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677


Valley Chabad Teen Leadership Initiative is a proud grant recipient from the following generous foundations:  

The Dryan Family Foundation

The Geroge and Martha Rich Foundation

The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation