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.

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Students please complete our 2016–2017 registration form to keep in touch.
Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Neighbors, Parents, Friends — update contact info here

Passover - April 10th - 18th- RSVP 

RSVP by Wednesday March 29th 5PM

1st Seder: 4/10 - 5:00pm
2nd Seder 4/11 - 5:00pm
Lunches (4/11-4/18): noon - 1:15pm
Dinners (4/12 - 4/17): 5:00 - 6:30pm
All meals are at Oldenborg, Pomona College. 
Those on meal plans - no additional cost. Students NOT on meal plan - cost per meal is indicated. 
Prices for Students, Faculty, and Staff without meal plans:
Lunch: $7.75
Dinner: $9.50
Seder(s): $15.50
Prices Community and Other Guests:
Lunch: $13.25
Dinner/ Seder(s): $16.25

.Any student in need of financial assistance, please contact Rabbi Danny

Shabbat at Margaret Fowler Garden - RSVP

Fri- 3/24 -RSVP - Margaret Fowler Garden, Scripps - "Bring a Friend Shabbat" - Services will begin at 5:30 (at McAlister). We will have a kosher style Shabbat Dinner at 6:30pm in the garden.  

Purim Party

Sat 3/25 - 9:00pm - Doms Lounge, Smith Campus Center - Pomona - Facebook event coming soon with more info and map. 

Western Jewish Studies Association Conference

The conference takes place March 26-27.  Students are invited to attend the sessions of the conference (no cost).  The concluding event is a discussion with Dana Ivgy, award winning Israeli actress and star of the recent film Zero Motivation.  For more information and Conference Schedule, visit this link.  

Beit T'Shuva Program

Save the date- Mon 3/27- 8:00pm --  More info coming soon!

Birthright Israel

Birthright Registration is open – Register online at www.freeisraeltrip.org/claremonthillel the Claremont Colleges Hillel trip will depart from LAX on June 4th and return June 15th.

Torah Discussions

Every Thursday – Torah Discussions – 12:30pm – Grass outside Scripps dining hall - Join each week for a Torah discussion based on the weekly Torah portion, an upcoming holiday, or Jewish living. Grab your lunch and meet on the grass area in front of the Scripps dining hall. We will try and start the discussion around 12:30, come when you can, leave early if you have class.

Meet With Rabbi Danny

Meet with Rabbi Danny – I am here to help support you! Here are some ways to meet with me:

· Tuesdays 3:00 - 5:00pm - Office hours at CMC Care Center @ Heggblade Center, 2nd Floor

· E-mail or call to set an appointment – we can meet in my office or get a meal together

· Drop by McAlister and see if I’m around

· Bring more public questions to Torah Discussions – Thursdays @ 12:30

· Talk to me at Shabbat or another event when you see me around campus

Challah for Hunger

Pre-order by Wednesday to pick up on Friday - Fill out the order form by Wednesday at 7pm and pick up on Friday at McAlister between 2 and 5pm!

Hillel at the Claremont Colleges
919 Columbia Ave • Claremont, CA 91711-3904
Phone: (909) 621-8685

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