LGBTQ Events

Sha’Cago! Aug. 28-30th in Chicago

Spend a Shabbat with other Eshelites in Chicago!  Get to know other LGBTQ folks in a traditional Shabbat setting     Here are the details: Dates:  August 28-30th Time: From Friday evening until Sunday morning Place:  The West Rogers Park home of Goldie Goldbloom What?  Join Eshel leaders  Goldie Goldbloom, Aviva Buck-Yael and Rabbi Micah [more]

West Coast Support Group – May 26, 2015

This group is for people who are Orthodox/previously Orthodox/traditional/want to be Orthodox who are LGTBQ and/or have conflicts around same sex attraction and their traditional Jewish religious beliefs. If you are interested in participating, please contact us at: Confidentiality: Everyone is asked to keep what they hear in the group completely confidential. Participants should feel free [more]

Celebrate Israel LGBT Cluster – May 31, 2015

On Sunday, May 31st, from 11AM to 4PM join A Wider Bridge, Keshet, CBST, Eshel, JQY and Mosaic of Westchester as we proudly march up Fifth Avenue in the Celebrate Israel Parade. Join the official Facebook page to get connected, and for news and updates on the event. Or visit sponsoring organization, A Wider Bridge's, website: [more]

BeisCamp – June 3, 2015

 Eshel's BeisCamp The Real Modern Family: Biblical Characters in a Whole New Light   [box] Eshel's itinerant Beit Midrash is a series of shiurim (classes) about Biblical personalities from Sarah to David to God. In this series, through a careful and close reading of the texts we will discover hidden and silenced voices. Pesia Soloveichik, [more]

Shabbat on Stanton – June 12-13, 2015

Join us for an Eshel Shabbat gathering on the Lower East Side "Shabbat on Stanton" June 12-13th, 2015 Shabbat Shelach   What? The historic Stanton Street Shul, a New York Orthodox synagogue, has invited the Eshel community to share in a weekend of davening (prayer), divrei Torah (words of Torah), dialogue, and discussion.  Join Eshel and the [more]