Upcoming Events

JQ Awards Garden Brunch

JQ International is proud to present the 4th annual JQ Awards Garden Brunch, our flagship event honoring the work of prestigious LGBTQ and Ally Jews in the Southern California region, for those who have brought us inspiration, betterment to our community, trail-blazed our directions and have created the highest visibility for our community.

05/07/17
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Past Events

Gelty Pleasures 2016

Now in its fourth year, Gelty Pleasures continues to be the biggest and most diverse LGBTQ and ally Hanukkah party in LA! Come celebrate 'A Very Homo Hanukkah' with signature cocktails, delicious festive bites, drag queens, special guest DJs, celebrity performances, and raffle giveaways!

12/22/16
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The LGBTQ+ Dating Lab!

The LGBTQ+ Dating Lab is a night of friendly or romantic Speed Dating, an exciting lecture on Sex, Intimacy and Judaism, drinks, appetizers, schmoozing, music and more!

12/15/16
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Trans Equality Brunch

We're holding our first ever Trans Equality Brunch in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurs annually on November 20th. A day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

11/20/16
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Ally Shabbat Dinner with Sinai Temple

JQ International & Sinai Temple welcome you to our first co-sponsored Ally Shabbat Dinner! Welcoming members, friends, and supporters of the LGBTQ community, we are eager to come together for a night celebration and camaraderie as we continue to grow this invaluable work!

11/11/16
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LGBTQ Rosh Hashanah Shabbat Dinner

JQ International presents our 12th annual LGBTQ Rosh Hashanah Shabbat Dinner! This year, hosted by the Executive Director or JQ, Asher Gellis, at his home in Echo Park.

10/07/16
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Shebrew Shabbat!

An evening dedicated to celebrating Shabbat with women from our LGBTQ community. Enjoy ending your week with delicious food, drinks, friends, and fun times meeting new faces and catching up with familiar ones.

09/30/16
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Mehregan: The Persian Festival of Autumn

Join JQ International and CCE for a lovely evening of bringing in the Persian Festival of Autumn, Mehregan! Located at our beautiful outdoor space in West Hollywood, we will have food, drinks, and music of Googoosh playing all night!

09/29/16
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Guys Shabbat: For Gay & Bi Men

Return of the Gay & Bi Guy Shabbat! Back in the beautiful private outdoor garden in West Hollywood. Join us for a fabulous evening of drinks, dining, and celebrating shabbat in style. Hosted by Jonathan Grunin, Joseph Harounian, and Asher Gellis.

09/16/16
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Vegan Shabbat!

JQ International and Beth Chayim Chadashim come together for their first ever VEGAN SHABBAT! BCC will be hosting the dinner starting at 6:30PM. A lovely vegan meal will be served with services starting at 8:00PM.

08/12/16
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Iftar Shabbat 2016

Pride is a wonderful time to unite with the community at large and connect in huge, meaningful ways. We'll break the Ramadan fast with great food, Muslim and Jewish speakers, and a lot of tremendous energy.

07/01/16
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JQ Celebrates LA Gay Pride!

Join JQ for the 45th annual LA Gay Pride Parade! Come early and march with and/or join us for brunch!

06/12/16
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JQ Awards Garden Brunch

Celebrating the leaders who embody the best of the LGBTQ, ally, and Jewish communities.



05/22/16
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The May Mingle 2016

Spring is nearing closer and closer and what better way to celebrate the beginning of the season than a Sunday Funday in the sun with beautiful singles ready to mingle!?? That's right, The May Mingle is your GO TO event for LGBTQ women of all ages to meet, greet, drink, and eat!

05/08/16
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