Santa Barbara Hillel continues to stand with our brothers and sisters in Israel. On Thursday, July 17th, Israel began a ground operation in Gaza to destroy Hamas tunnels and weapons in hopes of ending rocket fire upon Israeli cities. May all innocent people be spared, may the IDF be both resolute and humane, and may we see a speedy resolution ...
Santa Barbara Hillel stands with our brothers and sisters in Israel as it defends its citizens during Operation Protective Edge. Just last week I returned from touring there with 40 of our SB Hillel students. Some of our students, staff and lay leadership remain in Israel today. We care deeply for their safety, and for the well-being ...
In deepest sadness, we invite you to join us tonight, Monday, June 30th, for a memorial at SB Hillel at 7pm. We will join as a community to remember the 3 Israeli teens, Eyal Yifrah, Gil-ad Shaal, and Naftali Fraenkel who were kidnapped and murdered. This event is organized and led by our students, inclu ...
On Wednesday, June 19th, 40 Santa Barbara Hillel students, accompanied by staff members Rabbi Evan and Steff, embarked on the trip of a lifetime. Their days are spent traveling, experiencing, and connecting to Israel. Some highlights include a visit the Kotel (Western Wall) in Jerusalem, camel riding in the Negev, hiking up Moun ...
In the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 18th, 40 Santa Barbara Hillel students, accompanied by staff members Rabbi Evan and Steff, will embark on the trip of a lifetime. They will spend 10 days traveling, experiencing, and connecting to Israel. We wish them safe travels and a wonderful journey!
We have had a fabulous school year here at Santa Barbara Hillel. We want to extend a huge THANK YOU to the students, community members, and staff who made this year a big success.
At the end of the school year and as we approach the end of our fiscal year on June 30th, we h ...
Santa Barbara Hillel presents our summertime office hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Join us for Shabbat Morning Throughout the Summer:
10:30 AM Saturday Shabbat Services with the Isla Vista Minyan
For more information, visit our Fac ...
SB Hillel has cozy and quiet spaces for finals week week - plus we put out snacks and drinks! Make SB Hillel your finals study destination throughout the days and into the nights! Don't miss J.H.O.B. (Jewish House of Breakfast) for your study break Monday starting at 10pm!
Finals Week Building Hours are as follows:
Sunday, June 8th: 3pm to ...
We wish a hearty Mazal Tov to our 20 incoming student leaders for the 2014-2015 school year!
To see a complete list of our new leadership team, please click here: SB Hillel Student Leadership 2014-2015
Santa Barbara Hillel is here to support our students as they cope with the recent tragedy in Isla Vista. We are a safe space for anyone seeking hugs, counseling, and community, including this Friday evening for a Shabbat (Sabbath) Service and Dinner of Remembrance.
If you ...