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 26

Eshel Toronto & Montreal LGBTQ+ Meetup

October 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 27

Eshel Brooklyn Women’s LBTQ+ Meetup

October 27 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 28

Eshel Drop-In for Parents

October 28 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wed 28

Eshel LGBTQ+ Phone-in Support Group

October 28 at 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nov 02

Eshel New York City LGBTQ+ Meetup

November 2 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm