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

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

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

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

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