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.

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Upcoming Events

Tue 18

Eshel Brooklyn Women’s LBTQ+ Meetup

January 18 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 19

Eshel Drop-In for Parents

January 19 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wed 19

Eshel Parents Chaburah Group

January 19 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun 23
Mon 24

Eshel Toronto & Montreal LGBTQ+ Meetup

January 24 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm