Welcome to Hillel at the Claremont Colleges!

We strive to build a close-knit community among Jewish college students and we invite you to explore the expansive Jewish life at the Claremont Colleges. Events are open to students, faculty, and staff as well as to residents of the surrounding community. We include people of all backgrounds, experiences, political views, and identities.

Join us for Fall 2015 Events including:

Halona Retreat — October 9th-10th--Relax, take a breath, sing, s'mores, sleep...Shabbat at Pomona's cabin in the mountain village of Idyllwild.  What could be better?

The Mitzvah Project: A One Person Holocaust Drama and Lecture that examines one of the most astonishing stories of the Second World War--7:00pm, Thursday, Oct. 15th, Seaver Theater, Pomona Colleges

Featuring Roger Grunwald and Directed by Annie McGreevey

Co -Sponsored by Claremont Hillel, Oldenborg Center (Pomona), Department of Theater and Dance (Pomona), Department of History (Pomona), The Office of International Initiatives (Pomona), Dept of Religious Studies (Pomona), The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights (CMC), Dean of Students (Pomona)

Grove House Shabbat and Jewish Story Slam
--Friday, Oct. 23rd, (5:30 Shabbat Services; 6:30 Shabbat Dinner, 8:00pm Jewish Story Slam)--Co-sponsored by the Jewish Cultural Life Club at Pitzer
Come to Grove House and Pitzer and enjoy awesome vegan food and share awesome Jewish stories!

Chanukkah Happenings--December 6th-14th
Watch for the schedule of events including candle lighting each night rotating from campus to campus, the annual Fried Food Fest, Dreidel Spinning contests, and party celebrations.

Relax at the end of the first busy week with great singing, delicious food and new friends!


Weekly Shabbat Dinners and Services
Friday, Oct. 23rd Grove House Shabbat
Friday, Oct. 30th Challah for Hunger Shabbat
Friday, Nov. 7th Singing Shabbat
Friday, Nov. 13th Hillel Faculty/Staff Shabbat
Friday, Nov. 20th Student Board Election Shabbat
Friday, Dec. 4th AIDS Awareness Shabbat
Friday, Dec. 11th Shabbat Chanukkah and Honoring Outgoing Board

Most services at 5:30pm and Shabbat Dinner at 6:30pm. RSVP and more info at claremonthillel@gmail.com.