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.


Yuval Ron Ensemble — Thursday, March 6th, 2014

  • “Muslim, Jewish and Christian Harmony in the Golden Age of Spain,” Noon — CMC Athenaeum
  • “Music as Medicine, East and West,” 2:45-4:00pm — Pitzer College
  • “Mystical Music of the Middle East” featuring vocal, instrumental music and a Sufi dancer, 7:00pm — Edmunds Ballroom, Pomona College

Purim Celebration at The Grove House, March 7th, Pitzer College — because Purim falls during Spring Break, we will be celebrating early with hamantaschen and a full-length musical Purim Shpiel composed and sung by the Kosher Chords, following Shabbat Dinner — Costumes encouraged!

Passover Seders and Meals — Apri1 14th-April 22nd including First and Second Night Sedarim and kosher-for-Passover lunches and dinners every day throughout the week.  All meals are held at Oldenborg Hall on the Pomona College Campus. Veggie options available at all meals.

  • First Seder: Monday, April 14th — 5:00pm
  • Second Seder: Tuesday, April 15th — 5:00pm
  • All Lunches: Tuesday, April 15th through Tuesday, April 22nd, 11:45am to 1:15pm
  • All Dinners (except Shabbat): Wednesday, April 16th through Monday, April 21st, 5:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Shabbat Evening, Friday, April 18th, Services 5:00pm, Dinner at 5:30pm — note different times

Please send meal card numbers and RSVPS for each meal to Dawn_Bunch@cuc.claremont.edu by April 2nd, 2014 at 5:00pm.

Passover Snacks will be held on each night of Passover, April 16th through April 21st rotating to each campus.

The Annual CARB FEST to conclude Passover will be Tuesday, April 22nd at the Grove House, Pitzer College.

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


Weekly Shabbat Dinners and Services
Friday, Mar 7th Pre-Purim Grove House Shabbat
Friday, Mar 14th and 21st Spring Break
Friday, March 28th Tzedek Shabbat
Friday, April 4th Faculty and Staff Shabbat
Friday, April 11th Shabbat HaGadol
Friday April 18th Shabbat Chol Ha-Moeid Pesach
Friday, April 25th Holocaust Remembrance Shabbat
Friday, May 2nd Alumni Weekend Shabbat
Friday, May 9th Honoring Seniors and Study Abroad
Friday, May 16th Graduation Shabbat

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