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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ShabbatEvery Friday Night
5:30pm -Reform and Conservative services.
6:30pm - dinner
High Holy Days 5778
All Services will be held at Balch Auditorium, Scripps College
|First Night — Wed Sept 20th||6:30pm — Evening Services
7:30pm — Festival Meal — Hampton Room, Scripps (above Scripps Dining Hall)
|First Day — Thurs Sept 21st||10:00am — Morning Services
— followed by Kiddush and Tashlich* in Seal Court
*Tashlich is the ritual of throwing bread crumbs representing our errors into a body of water
|Second Day — Fri, Sept 22nd||10:00am — Morning Services — Kiddush following service|
|Fri, Sept 29th — Kol Nidrei||4:45pm — 6:19 — Pre-Fast Meal —
Scripps College (please get food at Malott, and join together upstairs
in the Hampton Room)
6:19pm — Fast Begins
6:30pm — Kol Nidrei
|Sat, Sept 30th — Yom Kippur Day||10:00am — Morning
5:00pm — Afternoon Services
6:00pm — Yizkor
6:15pm — Ne’ilah
7:15pm — Break-the-Fast - Hampton Room, Scripps (above Scripps Dining Hall)
Please contact Rabbi Danny Shapiro for assistance arranging additional holiday meals or alternative services.
Excused Absences for Religious Observance — Students are generally excused from class for religious observance; however, it is the student’s responsibility to talk with their professor in advance and arrange for any make-up work. If you have questions or would like to participate in please contact Rabbi Danny Shapiro.