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.


Our annual Retreat for Parents of LGBTQ children begins May 5. Register today!

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Upcoming Events

Apr 03

Eshel meet up in Baltimore!

April 3 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apr 03

For Parents of Trans Kids Only

April 3 at 8:00 pm
Apr 05

Eshel Meetup in Philadelphia

April 5 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm