Eshel’s mission is to create a future for Orthodox lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, and their families. Through its innovative and culturally sensitive programming, Eshel works with each individual, family, and community in creating a place for their LGBTQ members. Eshel envisions a world where Orthodox LGBTQ individuals can live out their lives in the Orthodox communities of their choice.





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Upcoming Events

Sun 08

Eshel Parent Retreat

December 6 at 2:00 pm - December 8 at 12:00 pm
Wed 11

Phone-In LGBTQ+ Support Group

December 11 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 18

Women’s NY Meetup

December 18 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 25

Phone-In LGBTQ+ Support Group

December 25 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jan 01

Baltimore/D.C. Meet Up for LGBTQ+ and Parents

January 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm