We congratulate our wonderful students at UCSB for defeating a divestment from Israel resolution. The vote in the Student Senate was 8-16 against the resolution.
Our students were very effective advocates, and the debate was civil throughout nearly the entire event. Our amazing Hillel staff worked tirelessly with the students in the days and weeks leading up to the debate as wel ...
Join us this Passover for two terrific seders and a week filled with fun Passover events.
The first night seder is April 14th. We will have a traditional seder here at Hillel led by Rabbi Evan Goodman and student leaders.
The second night seder is April 15th. This seder will be a bit more creative, entitled "Around the World in One Seder." Come ...
Student Leadership Applications are now available!! Take part in making Hillel a fantastic place to be next year!
To apply, please fill out an application and return to Amanda Solomon, Program Director, by noon on April 25th.
The application can be downloaded here:
As part of the All Gaucho Reunion (AGR) Santa Barbara Hillel will be having Alumni Shabbat on April 25th in our beautiful building! Join us for student-led services at 6:30pm, followed by a delicious, Kosher Shabbat dinner at 7:15pm.
While this is in conjunction with UCSB's reunion weekend, all alumni of Santa ...
Santa Barbara Hillel is once again a proud co-sponsor of the Santa Barbara Jewish Festival. Come visit our booth on Sunday, May 4th from 11am - 4pm! The festival is held at Oak Park in celebration of the Santa Barbara Jewish Community and Israel's 66th year of indepence.
Join us for our 5K Bagel Fun Run, benefiting the American Heart Association of the Central Coast and other community service opportunities with Santa Barbara Hillel.
When: May 18, 2014, Check-in and day of registration begins at 8:30am, Run starts at 9am
Course: The race will start and finish on Camino Pescadero. The course ru ...
Join us at Santa Barbara Hillel on Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 03:00 PM for the 2014 Santa Barbara Hillel Bridge Tournament in memory of Marie Levy. The event is sanctioned by the ACBL/Santa Barbara Bridge Center. This will be a fun day of duplicate bridge. A delicious lunch with be provided. Sign up with a partner or let us know if you would lik ...
Join Santa Barbara Hillel this Friday night, April 11th, for a fabulous Shabbat experience. We will begin at 6:30pm with student led services, followed by Kiddush and a delicious, Kosher Shabbat dinner at 7:15pm.
There is no-charge to attend, but RSVP ...
All UC campuses surveyed their students and asked "How comfortable are you with the overall campus climate at your university?" Jewish students at UCSB held the highest level of satisfaction among all UC campuses, and also ranked their level of comfort higher than any other subgroup at UCSB. Eighty-nine percent marked Very Comfortable/Comfo ...
Santa Barbara Hillel's 2014 Hall of Fame Brunch was a huge success. We were thrilled to honor Sue & J.W. Colin, Mara Vishniac Kohn & Walter Kohn, and Zoë & Danny Corwin.
Photos of the event are now up on our website. You can check them out here: Hall of Fame 2014 Photos