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

Mon 18
Wed 20

Women’s NY Meetup

November 20 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 27

Phone-In LGBTQ+ Support Group

November 27 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dec 03

New York City Meetup

December 3 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dec 04

Philadelphia Meet Up

December 4 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm