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Joshua Gerson's Campaign

Please join me in raising funds for United Hatzalah of Israel. I am doing this in honor of Joshua Gerson's Bar Mitzvah.

Message to sponsors:

A life is worth an infinite amount of money. To be able to save one for only a few hundred dollars is worth every penny. Join me in raising funds to sponsor a day of lifesaving at United Hatzalah.

Donations raised to date:

Lisa Perlman
Mazel Tov to Joshua Gerson on his bar mitzvah. Great cause! Jack Perlman
Fraida Yavelberg
It is a pleasure to donate to United Hatzalah in honor of Joshua Shai's becoming a Bar Mitzvah. Joshua's Bar Mitzvah service and his video for Hatzalah are memorable. Congratulations to the extended Gerson Family!
Ezequiel Vidra
Dear United Hatzalah - thank you for all you do to save lives, day in and day out. He who saved one Jewish soul is as if he saved the whole world. Dear Joshua Gerson - Mazal tov on your Bar Mitzvah, you're becoming an amazing young man. Proud of you for choosing Tzedakah over material gifts. 4 With love from the Vidras
donald abramson
Mazal tov on your bar mitzvah, Joshua! It was a joy to participate, albeit virtually. I liked your "each one, but all" message. Don
Kenneth Karbeling
In honor of Joshua Gersons Bar Mitzvah
Bob & Sherry Cohen In honor of the Bar Mitzvah of Joshua Gerson. Congratulations Joshua on your superb performance & for raising funds for UHOI-an extremely worthy cause. Love, Bob & Sherry Cohen
Layla Kapadia
Martha and Arthur Gunzburg
In honor of Joshua Gerson’s bar mitzvah.
Lori Lavine
Boris & Tanya Tiomkin
Dear Joshua, Mazel Tov on your entering Jewish Manhood! May mitzvot and success always follow you in your life. Boris & Tanya Tiomkin
Gabin Rubin
Mazel Tov, Joshua! We are so proud of you. What a mensch you are! Love, Asher, Gabin & Samantha
elijah gerson
Talia Day
Mazel Tov Josh. Great cause.
Emma Lopez
Elijah Gerson
Elijah Gerson
Wendy Goralnick
Mazel tov Joshua! You were spectacular today! xo Wendy and Rob Goralnick
Anonymous A
Lauren & Mike Meyers
Mazel tov Joshua! You were amazing today xoxox Lauren & Mike Meyers
trina frankel
thank you for all the good work you do Trina and Jeff Frankel
harold altman
our prayers are with you to deliver much needed aid to each and every one of our brothers and sisters in need.
Jennifer Wilkins
Mazel Tov on becoming a Bar Mitzvah, Joshua! It has been such a pleasure watching you grow from a curious kid into a thoughtful young man. I know you will accomplish great things! Lots of Love, Jenn
Family Dreifus
Mazel Tov, Joshua, and to all the Gershon Family! Bar Mitzvah was brilliant. You are a light unto us all. Celebrate joyfully in a world filled with healing and peace. L’shalom! The Dreifus Family:Charlie+ Madeline, Erika, Joanna and Rachel+Samuel
Jackson Elliott
Mazel Tov Joshua!
Marcelo Messer
Jennifer Wolff
Zoë P is very excited to donate to this amazing cause in honor of Joshua's Bar MItzvah
Steven Kittner
Jason Gabbard
Daniel Alpert
Hi Mark, Mazel Tov on Joshua’s Bar Mitzvah. What a meaningful way to honor this life milestone. Best regards, Dan Alpert Brotherhood President of Scarsdale Synagogue
Max Davidson
Mazel tov Joshua! Max Davidson and Alex Sussman
MaryEllen & Harvey Yeager
In honor of Joshua Gerson.
Aaron Flanzraich
Mazal Tov Josh!
It is a joy to celebrate Joshua withthis Donation
Ryan Williams
Mazel Tov Joshua!
Diane and David Hess
Kevin Baxpehler
Mazal Tov to Josh, Erica, Mark, and the Gerson family!
matthew gewirtz
Lauren and I are so proud of Josh who probably doesn't remember us, but we vividly remember the day he was born. Mazel Tov to the Gerson's and thank you to Hatzalah for modeling what it means to save a life! Matthew Gewirtz, Lauren Rutkin and Family
Michael Brown
Mazal Tov Joshua and the Gerson family!
Gladys Edelman
Joshual.... what a beautiful and meaningful project you have undertaken. Hatzalah...Thank you for the incredible life saving work you do!!
ronnie weinstein
Happy to honor Joshua becoming a Bar Mitzvah in such a meaningful way. Continue your exceptional work. Ronnie and Jeff Weinstein
Scott Waldman
Isabel Schein
Joel Sandberg
Mazel Tov Joshua on your Bat Mitzvah and to your wonderful family. Love Adele and Joel Sandberg
Allie Albright
Natalie Silverstein
Robin Haas
Amanda Melnick
Mazel Tov Joshua! We are so proud of you and so excited to celebrate such an important milestone! xo amanda, jeff, jack and eli blitstein
Rick and Ashley G
Maral Tov! This is a big milestone in life and an incredibly worthy cause you are supporting.
Susan and Michael Gerson
As with all things you do, this video is excellent. Mazel tov on becoming a Bar Mitzvah, and congratulations on already upholding the values Saturday signifies. We are so proud of you! Love, Safta and Saba
Jenna and Paul Segal
Joshua - Mazal tov on your bar mitzvah! Adam Scheer
Daniel Jeydel
Joshua - Mazal tov on your Bar Mitzvah! It is a joy to know you and to have seen you progress in your studies over these years. I look forward to seeing what you will do to make the world a better place in your own unique way in the years to come. With best wishes! Daniel Jeydel
Carol and Len Fagen
Joshua’s campaign for United Hatzalah is commendable and certainly timely.
Ruth Bernstein
Dear Joshua, Mazel tov on your Bar Mitzvah. You are a wonderful role model to our community and we're very proud to call you our friend. XO, The Bernsteins: Ruth + Adam + Zach + Theo
Amanda Bresler
Mazel Tov on your bar mitzvah, Josh! Hope to see you soon. Best, Matt Ronen & Amanda Bresler
Jeffrey Wald
Stephen Hecht
Thank you for your incredible work saving lives!
Jason Greenbaum
Congrats Joshua! This will be another one of your amazing accomplishments! Love Uncle J
Katherine Harman
Mazel Tov, Joshua! Love to you and your family, The Harmans
Amy Snyder
Erica, congratulations to you and your family! Love, Amy
Laurence Herman
Geoffrey & Heather Laing
Mazal tov Joshua and congratulations to Mark and Erica on raising such a gentleman!
Alan Breindel
Mazel Tov, Josh, on your upcoming Bar Mitzvah! Your video for United Hatzalah tells a most compelling story and we're honored to contribute to your campaign. We know you will do wonderful things with your life. Eileen & Alan Breindel
Richard Shay
I viewed Joshua Gerson’s Bar Mitzvah short video piece about the excellent and important work you do. I am pleased I can send a little to help and I will in future as well. I hope many many others feel as I do after viewing the piece.
Elaine Howard
Joshua we are proud of you and happy for you and your family. You make great comments during Torah study, and you taught me how to do video backgrounds on Zoom! Mazel tov! Elaine and Dennis Howard (your Safta and Saba’s former neighbors in Chicago)
Gail Zgodny
Donna Davidson
Mazel Tov to Josh Much love, The Karasic Davidson family
Sophie Roberts
Carl Wisotsky
Dear Joshua We are so impressed by what you have accomplished to date & are confident that you will continue on your journey to make the world a better place for all of us .Stay on course & continue to grow in all you undertake. Mazal Tov All our Best Connie & Carl
ruth greenbaum
Joshua, we couldn't love you and admire you any more than we do. Mazel tov on our Bar Mitzvah! And thank you to all the United Hatzalah volunteers, you are angels on earth. With much love, Grandma and Grandpa
Becky & Kay Gorman & Arnold
Best wishes Joshua and keep up the good work! Fondly, Becky Gorman & Kay Arnold
Jill and Bill Slattery
A donation to celebrate Joshua Gerson’s Bar Mitzvah.
nancy simpkins
mazel tov joshua gerson!!! we love you and are so proud of you and the organization you have chosen!! with love,nancy simpkins and howard stahl
Shira Mazor
In honor of your bar mitzvah and the incredible work of United Hatzalah!
Rhonda Kirschner
Mazel Tov to Joshua Gerson on your Bar Mitzvah! I'm thrilled to both honor your Bar Mitzvah project and support United Hatzalah with the same contribution. Note to Joshua, I'm excited to join you, your family and friends as you lead the Shabbat service on May 22 at Rodeph Sholom. I'm excited to hear your D'var Torah and listen to you chant Torah and Haftorah.

About United Hatzalah

United Hatzalah is an independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Services organization that provides the fastest and free emergency medical first response throughout Israel. United Hatzalah's service is available to all people without regard to race, religion or national origin.