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.

See our upcoming events below, follow us on Facebook, and sign-up to recieve e-mail updates!

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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

Grove House Shabbat

Fri 2/24 - Grove House, Pitzer – Please RSVP Share on Facebook. 5:30pm – Services - Services - 6:30pm –Dinner. Note: services and dinner are at the Grove House.

Service Training Workshop

Thurs 2/23 - 6:15pm -7:15pm – McAlister - Does leading a service sound overwhelming? Have you ever wondered how to lead a Shabbat service like the ones Claremont Hillel puts on each week? If so, come out to the McAlister Center and after an hour, you will have all the skills and knowledge needed to confidently lead a Shabbat service! RSVP and share on Facebook.

Free Lining and Bagels

Sun 2/26 10:30am-12pm - Outside Hoch-Shanahan Dining, HMC - Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to ride the Mudd-skates? Come learn to freeline and eat bagels with Hillel. There will be plenty of food, free lines, and expert riders to guide you on your journey! See Facebook to RSVP.

Halona Retreat

Fri 3/3 – Sat 3/4RSVP online required- Join Hillel for a Shabbat retreat at the Halona Lodge and Retreat Center. We’ll celebrate Shabbat, hang out, enjoy nature, and go on hikes.  Select your departure and return time on the RSVP form. More info coming soon. 

Mishloach Manot

Purim falls over Spring Break, so we will deliver mishloach manot the week before spring break. Use the online form to order a delicious bag of goodies for your friends, faculty, or staff! The mishloach manot will include hamentashen-a traditional triangular cookie- and more!! Help spread the love and help everyone celebrate Purim!

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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