LGBTQ Olim is the community for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people who have moved to Israel or are thinking about doing so. It is the umbrella organization for Qulpan and the English-speaking LGBTQ groups in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and Be’er Sheva.

LGBTQ Olim also publishes a monthly newsletter listing events of interest to LGBTQ English-Speakers across Israel. to sign up, email

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Qulpan provides an LGBTQ-friendly place to practice and improve your Hebrew. Meetings are held every Thursday evening in the TLV LGBTQ Center, as well as in Jerusalem and Haifa.

The English-speaking LGBTQ Groups in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and Be’er Sheva organize social events each month for LGBTQ English-Speakers. We welcome new and veteran olim, long and short-term visitors and Israeli English-Speakers etc.

Tel Aviv LGBT English-Speakers Group:
Trans English-Speakers Group:
English-Speaking LGBT Parents Group: