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July – September 2013

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: Tuesday, July 02, 2013 12:43 AM
I just had my 1st vegan anniversary. You spoke with my friend last month, and agreed to send me a short, personal video message especially for me! I just wanted to say THANKS! I was very moved by the video. It made my day and strengthened my will to keep being active. I want to sincerely thank you for your amazing lecture on Youtube. It made me vegan and with every passing day I’m just happier with the choice I’ve made. I just can’t believe it took me so long and how long society kept the truth a secret from me. You removed my eye blinders and showed me the truth and motivated me to act for the animals, for the planet, and for the human race. I still got a lot to learn and am learning it every single day.

Sent: Saturday, July 06, 2013 3:55 PM
I heard your lecture in youtube and immediately became vegan.

Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:21 PM
It’s been 10 months since you’ve been to Israel and since I e-mailed you. Just wanted to update you that since our last communication i “upgraded” to veganism and am trying my best to spread the message to everyone else. Check out this message I received on Facebook from a meat-eater a few days ago: “You are welcome to take credit. I started eating vegan. I always thought about it but I i finally initiated that not having time to invest in preparing vegan food is an excuse.” I don’t know if you’ve been updated about whats going on in Israel since you left, but thought it was important to let you know what an impact you left. Thousands have turned vegan, restaurants started adding vegan meals to their menus, and more vegan restaurants have opened. You are mentioned in every conversation about meat, veganism, etc. Famous people here have turned vegan, TV shows started to talk about veganism and so much other positive stuff. When you lecture, it’s hard to know how many people you really impacted, so just wanted to send you this e-mail to let you know. Thank you for being the first to open my eyes about the egg and dairy industries.

Sent: Thursday, August 01, 2013 12:16 AM
I saw your lecture. You know what you are talking about. I’m impressed and changing my eating habits.

Sent: Monday, September 02, 2013 8:14 AM
I’m from Israel and here we call the police “Retzach” which means murder/murderer. That’s the term I use now for the meat departments in the supermarket. Continue doing the moral thing. May God be with you. Thanks for allowing me to pass so easily from the vegetarian world to Vegan Heaven! After 13 years I’ve made the switch because of you.

Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 11:37 AM
you gave me the inspiration to become vegan.

Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 3:34 PM
I live in Israel, and a friend introduced me to your presentation, I watched them and was shocked, amazed by your love for animals, and the cruelty of humans towards animals. I want to thank you for changing my life, Since I have adapted to veganism, I have lost weight, and feel better WITH myself, knowing that I don’t hurt innocent animals when I eat or drink. I support the heroic things you have done to save animals (like breaking into fur farms and releasing the animals). You have given me hope that not all human beings are so bad and cruel.

Sent: Monday, September 16, 2013 4:06 PM
I am from Israel and have been highly affected by your lecture. Thank you and keep helping people like me see the truth.From

Sent: Monday, September 23, 2013 10:14 AM
I am from Israel. I just wanted to let you know that me and my girlfriend decided get married. And the most important thing is that we are going to have a vegan home and live a vegan lifestyle. And we’re going to educate our children on the vegan lifestyle. Thank you for opening our eyes.

Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:55 AM
I would like to tell you that you are an inspiration to mankind. I am from Israel and have seen your video and instantly went vegan. Thank you for opening my eyes.

Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2013 10:41 AM
You are a phenomenon. There is no doubt that your 70 minute lecture strengthens me. And I succeed in influencing other people by showing them your speech

Sent: Sunday, September 29, 2013 6:51 PM
I saw your lecture and completely changed my life. I am from Israel.