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Upcoming Events

Dedicated to providing programs aimed at improving the spiritual, ethical and social aspects of life at The Claremont Colleges.

Jewish High Holy Days – 5779

Services sponsored by the Office of the Chaplains and Claremont Colleges Hillel: 

RSVP online required for all services and especially meals.

Rosh Hashanah 

Sunday, Sept 9

5:30pm — Evening Services – Balch Auditorium

6:30pm — Festival Meal — Hampton Room, Scripps (above Scripps Dining Hall)

Monday, Sept 10

10:00am — Morning Services – Balch Auditorium

Tuesday, Sept 11

9:00am – Everyone is invited to Temple Shalom of Ontario for a community-wide second day Rosh Hashanah service. No tickets required. Students who RSVP through the link above will receive LYFT code for ride sharing.

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, Sept 18

5:00pm — 6:35 — Pre-Fast Meal — Hampton Room, Scripps College (please get food at Malott, and join together upstairs in the Hampton Room)
6:35pm — Fast Begins
6:35pm — Kol Nidrei Service –  Balch Auditorium

Wednesday, Sept 19 — All services in Balch Auditorium

10:00am — Morning Services
5:15pm — Afternoon Services
6:15pm — Yizkor
6:30pm — Ne’ilah
7:29pm — Break-the-Fast – Hampton Room, Scripps (above Scripps Dining Hall)

See for more info on high holidays and to RSVP or email with any questions.

Services Sponsored by Chabad at The Claremont Colleges

Rosh Hashanah – Sunday 9/9
5:30pm – Student-led Evening Service
6:00pm Rosh Hashanah Brisket Dinner (with vegetarian and vegan options!) 

Details and RSVP online at or email with any questions

Local Communities: 

Temple Beth Israel, Pomona (Reform)

Students are welcome to attend for free. For the services that require tickets, you can stop at the Administrative Office to show your student ID, and also borrow a prayer book. Complete schedule of services coming soon.

Temple Shalom, Ontario (Conservative)

Students are welcome to attend all services for free. There are no tickets. You can see the complete schedule on the Temple website

Please contact Rabbi Danny if you have questions about any of these services or you are looking for additional holiday meals or celebrations.



Graduation Events 2018

Interfaith Baccalaureate, May 11
3:30 p.m., Mabel Shaw Bridges Hall of Music

Lenten Events

Ash Wednesday, February 14
12:00 noon,  Catholic,  McAlister Center
7:00 p.m., Ecumenical,  Balch Auditorium

Palm Sunday, March 25
11:00 a.m., McAlister Center

Good Friday, March 30
12:00 p.m., McAlister Center

Easter Vigil Service, March 31 
8:00 p.m., McAlister Center

11:00 a.m., Balch Auditorium

EASTER BRUNCH, April 1  (following Easter Mass)
12:00 p.m., Hampton Room (above Scripps Dining Hall)

Passover 2018

Join us at Oldenborg for Seders, Dinners, and Lunches. See all the details and RSVP online at