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September 2011

Gary Yourofsky’s inspiring speech touched the hearts of thousands of people in Israel. Many of them sent a thank you note to Gary.

Sent: Saturday, September 03, 2011 3:04 PM
I’m from israel. i saw your speech and decided to make a change in my life.
Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2011 12:49 PM
thank u for all the information and for having the guts to face the worst truth, and for having the power shout it out in such a clever, warm, positive and educational way. i am learning so much from you. i am willing to give my whole life to help our friends. i will find ways to help and love and share your speech.
Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2011 4:56 AM
I’m 16 years old and I live in Jerusalem, Israel. A few days ago I watched one of your lectures. I thought I would only watch it for about 10 minutes because never in my life have I cared much for cows or chickens, but once I started watching, I couldn’t stop. Since then I’ve spent HOURS looking up info online about animal right and veganism. You enlightened me. I think you’ve changed my life, actually. You are becoming rather famous in Israel. Your Hebrew lecture has over 50,000 views which is a lot considering Israel is a small country. I think you are a hero. You’ve inspired me in so many ways and I thank you so much for it.
Sent: Saturday, September 10, 2011 8:05 AM
I’ve been vegetarian for 17 years. I saw your lecture 5 months ago and ever since I am Vegan (got off cheese). Thank you for opening my eyes and bringing up what I always believed in but swept my thoughts under the carpet. You gave me the strength to become Vegan. I guess i needed to hear a good argument for becoming one. I also quit medications i took for crohn’s disease!
Sent: Sunday, September 11, 2011 10:01 AM
I live in Israel and just watched your lecture today. I must say that it was one of the most interesting and exciting lectures I’ve ever heard. I used to work in a dairy farm for several years, and took part of all the very unpleasant pictures you’ve shown. Thank you for saying the things the way you did! Thank you for putting the things together for me! Thank you for the inspiration.
Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:25 PM 
i’m from israel. i wanted to thank you. your lecture changed my life. im vegetarian for three months, and that’s the best decision i have ever made. you are changing the world.
Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 3:45 
i live in israel. about a week ago i saw your speech about veganism and animal cruelty and you really opened my eyes. you’re right, a cow shouldn’t live less time than god gave it to live just because it is born a cow! same for any other animal. i want to let you know you touched one person’s life and there’s a sentence in hebrew says that if you change one life, it’s like you changed a whole world  you’re my hero for doing what you do, fighting for my friends, who can not fight for themselves, its so brave of you too. you changed me and i thank you for that.
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2011 4:27 PM
About a week ago I met a good friend of mine, and he was all like, “Dude! You gotta see this guy’s lecture on youtube! He’s freakin’ awesome! Did you know the egg of the chicken is actually her PERIOD? And did you know that, and this, and that.” So obviously I went to see what’s all the fuss is about. I gotta say man, after 10-15 minutes I was TOTALLY HOOKED. 100% I’m a very logical, rational person. The stuff you said just makes sense! I just lay on my bed, watching your lecture, and I “get” it. And the way you convey it is ELECTRIFYING. No other word. You really opened my eyes and made me THINK. Until today I’ve only thought about the HUMAN aspect of the equation.  But ANIMALS … to be honest, never really thought about these poor guys. Thank you so much for opening my eyes. Keep doing what you’re doing.
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2011 1:48 AM
I’m living in Israel and I really want to become a vegan. You changed my life and I have turned vegan. I wish i could explain how much I appreciate you and the way you opened my mind.
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2011 8:21 AM
I saw your lecture in Georgia Tech yesterday, it was very very interesting and fascinating.   you convinced me and I wish I had seen your lecture earlier.
Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 3:49 PM
I’m a vegan since I saw your video 5 months ago. My blinders are off.
Sent: Friday, September 30, 2011 7:01 AM
I’m a 28 year old journalist and I live in Tel-Aviv, Israel. I just watched one of your speeches from 2010 and I have to say I was very impressed. You bring out some very interesting and important issues, that are mostly ignored by the mainstream media. Keep up the good work!
Sent: Friday, September 30, 2011 8:49 PM
i am 15 years old from israel. i heard your lecture and i really want to become vegetarian. thanks for you letting me know all the things you said in your lecture.