For as long as he can remember, Dovid had a love for music. He started his music career by singing in school and camp choirs. At the young age of 10, he learned to play the drums and later, after Eli Gerstner taught him how to play the piano, he started composing songs with the assistance of Eli.

Dovid met Eli while learning in the Adelphia Yeshiva, and the two of them became close friends. They composed many songs together; "Shema Koleinu", "Lev Tahor" & "Im Avonos" just to name a few. Dovid had a dream that one day he would be able to break into the music

scene. Thanks to Eli Gerstner, his dream was fulfilled, and he is now a member of the most popular group on the Jewish Music scene today.

Dovid lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife Leah, and daughter Bayla Devorah.


Chaim Adam Ben Leiv Shlomo Hakohen was born on July 29, 1982 together with his twin sister Jennifer. He is the oldest and only boy of six siblings. His parents moved to Chicago 6 years later where he attended Arie Crown Hebrew Day School for the next 8 years. He then attended and graduated Skokie Yeshiva in 2000. He spent 1 year in Yeshivat Hakotel in Israel after High School. After Israel, he moved to New York to start his career in the medical field. He became an Emergency Medical Technician for Hatzaloh and has been with them for over 3 years. This year 2006, he started in Long Island University in Brooklyn for his BSN. Concurrently, he is working for Senior Care ambulance company.

Chaim's singing career started in the 5th grade in the Peretz Dissin choir when he was 11

 
years old. He always enjoyed singing zemiros at the shabbos table. At 15 years old, he started training with opera lessons, which trained him to sing at concerts, weddings, and bar & bat Ė mitzvahs. He started singing for Mesamachei Orchestras run by Gershon Friedman in Chicago. At this point Chaim davens for various shuls around the country. In New York, Chaim is presently working for Eli Gerstner's Yosis orchestras when called for a singing job. He is involved with the central east region in NCSY, and has been with them for 5 years as an advisor and a singer for their band. His goal is to warm the hearts of Yiden around the world with the sweet music composed by Eli Gerstner with the Chevra. His motto is to always have a good chevra.

 
Mordechai Askenazi is no stranger to Jewish music. He has been entertaining crowds of thousands since he was 12. Mordechai joined the Miami boys choir in 1994 and toured the world, performing in London, Begium, Mexico, and Israel. Mordechai has also performed solo in Mexico, Canada, Israel, Italy and 29, yes, 29 states! In his day job, Mordechai is a licensed Realtor and works with Coldwell banker hunt Kennedy in Manhattan. He also teaches at Yeshiva of Flatbush and is a part time Chazzan. Mordechai is an advocate for children with special needs; he lives in Queens with his family.


Since he was a baby, Eli was surrounded by music. His mother, Karen was a music teacher in many different schools and recently put out her own album for women. Always encouraged by his parents to sing, Eli joined and sang for every choir that he tried out for, including the Yeshiva Tiferes Moshe choir and the Avnet Day Camp choir.

When Eli was in 6th grade he joined the Miami Boys choir and stayed in the choir for 2 years, appearing in the Chanukah album as well as many performances.

Eli spent his summers at Camp Dora Golding and he was a fixture in the camp choir, singing in the Cantada in most of the 8 summers he spent there.


He went to Mesifta Yesodei Yeshurun for high school and was the lead singer for the band. The first year out of high school he went to Yeshivas Toras Chaim in Miami, FL. The next year he went to Ohr Yerushulayim in Beit Meir, Israel. That year he sang lead for the OJ2 band in the Battle of the Bands Contest and won 2nd place overall. The year after Israel he went to Yeshivas Shar Yashuv for half the year, took classes at Touro College at night and got a job working for Bais Ezra. He joined the Lander College for Menís Battle of the Bands Contest and the band he sang for won 3rd place overall.

Eli lives with his wife Nomi and daughter Elisheva in Kew Gardens Hills, NY

  Eli Gerstner picked up his first drumstick at age five. At age ten he was already playing piano and by age fifteen he was composing his first songs. Eli's meteoric rise in the world of Jewish music quickly followed. His first full length featured album, Hinei, was released in 1999 to rave reviews. By 2001, Eli had gone on to release a second recording, Yosis.

Eli quickly saw the need to create a full service production company to handle the immediate demand for his many talents. EG Productions was founded in 2001 and is now hard at work producing all the many projects that Eli is involved with. Eli began to perform live on-stage, both at concerts and private events.

   
 

Eli has quickly become a very much-in-demand performer for weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, dinners, and concerts.

Eli's next bold attempt was to make recording history. He achieved his goal with the creation of the incredibly popular singing group The Chevra. With songs composed, arranged, recorded, engineered and produced by himself, The Chevra has become the hottest group in Jewish music history. The Chevra currently travels the world performing their unique repertoire.

Eli's follow-up release was an A cappella album that features performances of Eli singing along with The Chevra. The most recent release, The Chevra 2 has proven once again why Eli and The Chevra are the most popular act in the Jewish music world.

Eli's most recent solo album, V'Ishey Yisroel has been on top of the charts since its release. Once again, Eli has brought the level of Jewish music to an even higher standard.

Eli's next project, a group of young men called "Menucha" was yet another successful creation by EG Productions. Their beautiful voices and harmonies have made them one of the most popular groups out there.

The Yeshiva Boys Choir was a project that Eli has wanted to do for many years. When it finally was released it was clear to everyone that it would be very successful. After their second album was released and even more successful, it was clear that The Yeshiva Boys Choir was the most popular sought after choir in the world.

As if this wasn't enough, Eli expanded EG Production into a full service music company. He formed The Yosis Orchestra, which can be seen playing at many concerts and simchas all over the world.

Eli latest project, Tek-Noy, on which he is the lead vocalist (aside from being the album's producer, composer, arranger, engineer,...etc...) is destined to be one of his best projects to date.

While not performing in Israel, Australia, England, or Hong Kong (among many other locations across the United States), Eli, his wife Chani, and their sons Yaakov and Moishe, make their home in Brooklyn, New York.

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