Beit Issie Shapiro

The Gerald Blackman New Opportunity Fund

Gerald was an active board member at the wonderful organization, Beit Issie Shapiro that helps kids with disabilities.

The fund embodies one of Beit Issie Shapiro’s core values: that every person has the right to receive the best possible care, even if their family cannot afford it.

About the fund


Donations in honor of Gerald can be made to The Gerald Blackman New Opportunity Fund

  • Beit Issie website. Under MY DONATION IS IN HONOR type The Gerald Blackman New Opportunity Fund and choose General Donation
  • Donation card – English | Hebrew
  • Thank you!

Launch Event

On October 13, 2013 over 100 friends and family gathered at to Beit Issie Shapiro for an evening to honor Gerald’s contributions and the launch of The Gerald Blackman New Opportunity Fund.

A number of people spoke and shared music.

  • Jean Judes
  • Uri Blackman
  • Izik Adir
  • Noya Lahav
  • Ralph Miller – Cello
  • Max Shapiro
  • Naomi Stuchner
  • Nadav Blackman – Didgeridoo
  • Brenda Blackman