Parent Retreat

Join us for the annual Eshel Parent Retreat, featuring special guest Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, Chief Rabbi of Efrat and Founder and Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs. 

November 16-18th, 2018 at the Pearlstone Retreat Center in Maryland

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Upcoming Events

  1. Baltimore/DC Parent Meeting

    November 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Phone-In LGBTQ+ Support Group

    November 28 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. New York City Meetup

    December 4 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Philadelphia Meet Up

    December 5 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Phone-In Orthodox Parent Support Group – NATIONAL – 9 PM ET

    December 5 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm