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

Wed 23

Women’s NY Meetup

October 23 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 23

Phone-In LGBTQ+ Support Group

October 23 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nov 05

New York City Meetup

November 5 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nov 06

Philadelphia Meet Up

November 6 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nov 06

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

November 6 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm