National Eshel Programming

LGBTQ Retreat

Eshel’s Annual National LGBTQ Retreat is the event that started it all. Located on the East Coast, this retreat draws people from around the country and around the world for a shabbat of community, learning, and celebration.

Parent Retreat

Eshel’s Annual National Parent Retreat, located on the East Coast, brings Orthodox parents of LGBTQ children from around the country together for a shabbat of community, learning, and support.

Parent Groups

Eshel runs a monthly call-in Parent Chaburah Group to offer support to the Orthodox parents of LGBTQ children. Contact to join the next call.

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Upcoming Events

Wed 22

Phone-In LGBTQ+ Support Group

May 22 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 26

Eshel DC/Baltimore Lag Ba’Omer Picnic

May 26 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 29

Baltimore/DC Parent Group

May 29 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jun 02