Eshel National Retreat

The National Retreat is the biggest LGBTQ+ Orthodox+ gathering ever!

January 12 – 14, 2018 at Isabella Freedman Retreat Center


New Eshel groups!

See Upcoming Events for more information on these meetups

New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, DC, Toronto, Montreal...Stay tuned for more

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Welcoming Shuls Project

View Eshel’s Welcoming Shuls Project for more information on LGBTQ+ inclusivity in Orthodox synagogues nationwide.


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Upcoming Events

Feb 05

Baltimore/DC Meet Up

February 5 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feb 06

New York City Meetup

February 6 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Feb 07

Philadelphia Meet Up

February 7 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feb 07

Phone-In Orthodox Parent Support Group – NATIONAL

February 7 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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