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.
SPECIAL UPCOMING EVENTS FALL 2013
The Courage to Remember — Traveling Holocaust Exhibit — Monday, Oct. 7th through Wed., Oct. 16th Co-sponsored by Claremont Hillel and Pomona College Opening Ceremony Monday, Oct. 7th at 4:00pm in Big Bridges Auditorium. Representatives of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Holocaust Survivor, and Campus/Local Leaders will speak
Halona Fall Retreat — Friday, October Oct.
25th–Saturday, Oct. 26th
Join new and familiar students on Retreat in the mountains of Idyllwild. Singing, s'mores, Shabbat, study, hikes, laughter, good food!
Jewish Renewal in Poland Series co-sponsored by Claremont Hillel and the Athenaueum at Claremont McKenna College
- October 2, 12:00pm — The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Skype Connection featuring Director of the Core Exhibit of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews
- October 2, 6:45pm — Panel Discussion on Jewish Renewal in Poland with Piotr Stasiak leader of the liberal Jewish community in Warsaw, Rabbi Haim Dov Beliak, and Dr. Joanna Auron
- October 28, 6:45pm — Louise Steinman, author of The Crooked Mirror: A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
- Tuesday, November 12th, 6:45pm — Ger Mandolin Ensemble. Dinner at 6:00pm followed by the performance at 6:45pm. The group recreates the music and sounds of the famous Jewish orchestra in pre-war Poland.
Chanukkah Celebrations — Since Chanukkah begins so early this year (the night before Thanksgiving), look for both pre-Chanukkah and post-Thanksgiving break Chanukkah parties, candle-lightings, and lots of latkes!
Relax at the end of a busy week with great singing, delicious food and new friends at Hillel Shabbat!
|Friday, Oct. 4th||BYOF — Bring your own Friend Shabbat!|
|Friday, Oct. 11th||Tzedek (Social Justice) Shabbat|
|Friday, Oct. 18th||Fall Break|
|Friday, Oct. 25th||Halona Retreat|
|Friday, Nov. 1st||Faculty/Staff Shabbat|
|Friday, Nov. 8th||Musical (SCAMFEST) Shabbat|
|Friday, Nov. 15th||Grove House Shabbat|
|Friday, Nov. 22nd||Pre-Chanukkah Shabbat|
|Friday, Nov. 29th||Thanksgiving Break|
|Friday, Dec. 6th||Sweet Shabbat|
|Friday, Dec. 13th||End of Semester Honoring Hillel Board|
Most services at 5:30pm and Shabbat Dinner at 6:30pm. RSVP and more info at email@example.com.