Our Locations

Eshel offers both national and regional programs, from retreats and shabbatons to support groups and community get togethers. Find a location near you and get involved!


Eshel holds an annual National LGBTQ Retreat and Parent Retreat as well as national call-in support groups.

Home Base

Eshel has established a physical home in downtown Manhattan at Makom Hadash, a hub for Jewish innovation.


Eshel partners with organizations and groups in North America and Israel to make resources accessible to a wider audience.

Eshel offers several sources of support for LGBTQ+ Orthodox Jews, their families and their communities. You may sign up here.

Eshel Chapters in Cities across the US and Canada



Brooklyn (women’s)


Long Island

Los Angeles


North New Jersey








Not in One of These Cities?

Check out our LGBTQ+ and Parent Phone-in groups. You may sign up here.

The Eshel family is big and sometimes there are meetings in other cities for socializing and support.  Check back to our events page or subscribe to our newsletter.

Want to find a Welcoming Shul?  Need a place to go for Shabbat or a holiday? Just want to talk to someone? Please let us know by writing to info@eshelonline.org.


Want to create an Eshel Chapter in Your City?

Let us know and we will help you. Contact us at info@eshelonline.org


In addition to finding us on Facebook and Twitter, you can call us any time from anywhere for a consultation:



If you are in the New York area, Eshel staff are available to support you with an in-person meeting, resources and referrals. Contact info@eshelonline.org to schedule a meeting.


Community Events

Join us and meet others in the Eshel community at one of our events.  Check our event page.


For Support, Call Our Warmline

(724) 374-3501

(724) ESHEL01

Speak to someone directly: Tue/Wed 5:30-8:00PM ET
Leave a voicemail or text 24/7

Or send a confidential email to: support@eshelonline.org

For General Inquiries: email info@eshelonline.org

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