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Twin Cities Pride Festival

Twin Cities Pride Festival

2017 Twin Cities Pride Festival on June 25, 2017 March wearing Eshel's t-shirts (free): Orthodox Ally We're Here We're Queer We're Machmir Stay tuned for more details!
Celebrate Israel Parade

Celebrate Israel Parade

Sunday, June 4, 2017  |  11:00 AM to 4:00 PM March with Eshel! Rain or Shine! Every marcher will get a free t-shirt! You can even help carry the Eshel banner! Where: Section 7E 53rd St between 5th & Madison Ave New York City, NY Assembly Time: 12:20 PM The LGBTQ Cluster will be #7, coming [more]
Can gay and lesbian teens find a home in Orthodoxy?

Can gay and lesbian teens find a home in Orthodoxy?

Originally posted on The Jewish Journal By eighth grade, Micha Thau knew he was gay. But he also knew that being gay was not acceptable in many of the Orthodox spaces he inhabited. So he buried that part of himself. But it didn’t stay buried. He began to suffer headaches, vertigo and other physical symptoms [more]
LGBTQ Advocacy Group Eshel to Host Retreat for Orthodox Parents

LGBTQ Advocacy Group Eshel to Host Retreat for Orthodox Parents

Originally posted on the Baltimore Jewish Times Sometimes, parents know their child is gay even before their child does. That was not at all the experience of Mindy Sager Dickler, whose family is modern Orthodox. Her son, Elie, coming out five-and-a-half years ago took her completely by surprise. Though Dickler and the rest of the [more]
Retreat for Parents of LGBTQ Children

Retreat for Parents of LGBTQ Children

SAVE THE DATE! May 5-7th, 2017 Living happy, healthy, and holy lives for ourselves and our children For parents of LGBTQ+ children in Orthodox community. Join a growing and vibrant parent community. Meet parents just like you!" To register, go here! Meet a few of our guest speakers: Jack Drescher, M.D. is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst [more]