Our House

Our current home opened in June 2011.  We are located on 44 S. 11th Street in San Jose, a short walk from San Jose State University.

Hillel of Silicon Valley is a home away from home for undergrad and graduate students of the 5 campuses we serve:  De Anza College, Foothill College, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, and West Valley College.

Stop by to meet new friends and hang out with old ones. Enjoy the amenities our building has to offer:

  • Wireless Internet
  • DVD player
  • Kinect game Console
  • Projector and Screen
  • Kosher style kitchen for your convenience
  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Books
  • Movies
  • Board Games
  • Free food
  • Free laundry

Our spacious student lounge contains several comfy chairs and couches, a foosball table, a big-screen TV, DVD player, Kinect Game Console, projector and screen. This area makes a great study area, or somewhere to hang out and relax. Computers and a printer are located in the Hillel living area. Wi-Fi internet is available for student use throughout the building. The kitchen is a great place for students to find leftovers, free snacks, soft drinks, coffee and other hot beverages!

Chill out on the couch or work on some homework. We’d love to see you here! Sign up for our e-newsletter to get weekly updates on what’s happening in the house and on the campuses.


What are Hillel’s Hours?

Students frequently use the house to study, have club meetings, visit, do laundry, cook in our Kosher kitchen, eat, use the computer and printer, watch TV, play with the play station, or hang out in the many rooms in the house or the beautiful and inviting backyard.

• Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (We will be open in the evenings when programs are held in the evening)

• Friday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Extended hours most Fridays during Shabbat dinners)