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.

Spring Lectures and Programs:

Co-Sponsored by Claremont Hillel and The Marian Miner Atheneauem at CMC
Wednesday, March 25, 12:00 pm: Dr. Diana Linden, TBI member and author of the forthcoming book The New Deal Murals of Ben Shahn: Jewish Identity in the American Scene (Wayne State, 2015).
Tuesday, April 21, 6:45 pm: Professor David Myers, Department of History and former Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, UCLA.
Tuesday, April 28, 12:00pm: Ruth Weisberg, artist, Professor of Fine Arts, and Dean of the Roski School of Art and Design, USC.

Passover Celebrations  April 3rd–April 11th

Kosher for Passover Meals!!
All meals are held at Oldenborg Hall at Pomona College
First Seder:
Friday, April 3rd — Begins at 5:00pm
Second Seder:
Saturday, April 4th — Begins at 5:00pm
All Lunches:
Saturday, April 4th – Saturday, April 11th, 12:00pm to 1:15pm
All Dinners (except Shabbat):
Sunday, April 5th-Thursday, April 9th, 5:00pm to 6:30
Shabbat Evening, Friday, April 10th, Services at 5:00pm, Shabbat Dinner at 5:30pm
Nightly Passover Snacks — April 5th-April 9th (outside each of the Dining Halls)
Sunday, April 5th, 9:00pm: Pomona @ Oldenborg Dining Hall
Monday, April 6th, 10:30pm: CMC @ Collins Dining Hall
Tuesday, April 7th, 10:00pm: Pitzer @ McConnell Dining Hall
Wednesday, April 8th, 10:00pm: HMC @ Platt Campus Center
Thursday, April 9th, 9:00pm: Scripps @ Seal Court
Saturday, April 11th @ the Grove House (Pitzer) following Havdalah

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


Weekly Shabbat Dinners and Services
Friday, March 27th Shabbat HaGadol and Cesar Chavez Day (McAlister Center)
Friday, April 3 and April 11th Pesach (Shabbat at Oldenborg)
Friday, April 17th Yom HaShoah Shabbat
Friday, April 24th Yom Ha'atzmaut Shabbat
Friday, May 1st Alumni Weekend Shabbat
Friday, May 8th Honoring Seniors and Leaders
Friday, May 16th Graduation Shabbat

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