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

Tue 19

Eshel Chicago Parents Meetup

January 19 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 19

Eshel Brooklyn Women’s LBTQ+ Meetup

January 19 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 20

Eshel Drop-In for Parents

January 20 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wed 20

Eshel Parents of LGBTQ+ Children Chaburah Group

January 20 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 21

Tu BiShvat Shiur – Dr. Sunnie Epstein

January 21 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm