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Breslov personalities[edit]

Jewish personalities[edit]

Hasidic dynasties[edit]






Jewish themes[edit]



Dyk50CE.svg The 50 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
It gives me great pleasure to give thanks for your more than 50 contributions to the "Did you know?" section, many on people, history and culture around Jerusalem. Surprise us more! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 15:29, 10 June 2012 (UTC)
Dyk100CE.svg The 100 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Congratulations on reaching the milestone of 100 DYKs. Your efforts and contributions have significantly added to Wikipedia's coverage of Jerusalem, Israel and Judaism topics. Excellent job and keep up the great work! —Bloom6132 (talk) 05:20, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Most-viewed DYKs[edit]

Article Image DYK views DYK hook
Olim L'Berlin 19,937 ... that Facebook photos of chocolate pudding and a grocery receipt caused a furore in Israel?
Schwester Selma File:Schwester Selma, c. 1954 8,106 ... that in 1975 TIME magazine named Schwester Selma (pictured), head nurse at Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem, as one of the world's "living saints", alongside Mother Teresa and Sister Annie?
David Werdyger 6,300 ... that future cantor David Werdyger was saved from a Nazi firing squad by singing the Jewish prayer for the dead?
All-you-can-eat seats 5,692 ... that one can eat all the hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, peanuts, and soft drinks one wants in the "all-you-can-eat" sections found at many Major League Baseball parks?
Ayelet the Kosher Komic 5,362 ... that men don't laugh at Ayelet the Kosher Komic's jokes?
Wonder Pot 5,341 ... that the Israeli-invented Wonder Pot bakes cakes, casseroles and roasts on the stovetop rather than in the oven?
Kalman Mann 5,056 ... that Kalman Mann, a seventh-generation Jerusalemite, passed the entrance exam at the London School of Economics though he could barely speak English?
Generali Building 3,922 ... that the Generali Building, a downtown Jerusalem landmark, was designed by the chief architect of the Italian Fascist regime?


For your unfailing courtesy in the short dealings I've had with you - going out of your way to research certain genealogies :), I present you with this small token of my appreciation. Nesher 20:36, 14 June 2006 (UTC)
Star of David Barnstar.svg The Jewish Barnstar
Dear Yoninah: You deserve so much recognition and credit for all your wonderful contributions to Judaism articles on Wikipedia, especially those relating to Breslov subjects, Shabbat and Jewish holidays, and many others. There is no doubt that you have gained a following of steady admirers for the well-balanced articles you have steadily enhanced, as well as for the amazing original photographs you have added that beautify the pages of so many subjects relating to practical as well as mystical aspects of Judaism. Mazel Tov and A Freilichen Chanuka! IZAK (talk) 01:38, 11 December 2009 (UTC)
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Dear Yoninah: Indefatigable. Untiring. Devoted. Detail-oriented. Clear-headed. Exact. Unflagging. Zealous. No task too small. Inspiring. Leading by example. Gaining the respect of all. That's what you are and much more, all in the service of Wikipedia as all your hard work reveals an immense labor of love in your desire to describe and explain all that is cherished, sacred and beautiful in Judaism. For all that you deserve this award and much more! May all your efforts continue to succeed and be blessed. Yours sincerely, IZAK (talk) 09:45, 23 January 2011 (UTC)
This is for the excellent work you did cleaning up Lipa Schmeltzer. Joe407 (talk)
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You are amazing on the Leiby Kletzky page! Wow! LGFN (talk) 00:07, 22 July 2011 (UTC)
Tiferes Yisrael Stamp.jpg Tiferes Yisrael Synagogue membership award
Dear Yoninah,
Please accept lifetime e-membership to our beautiful synagogue in appreciation of your considerable efforts in researching, clarifying and expanding the Tiferet Yisrael Synagogue article. As always, your editing is much appreciated.

The Rov, Gabbaim, Ladies Guild and Chesdovi (talk) 13:40, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

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In my opinion you are a true encyclopedian, with a wide range of interests and abilities. You are a credit to wikipedia Yoninah. ♦ Dr. Blofeld 21:19, 15 February 2012 (UTC)
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You deserve a piece of the Moon. Thank you for your help, guidance and cooperation in advancing the moon sample display DYKs 7&6=thirteen () 01:44, 14 November 2012 (UTC)

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Thanks for the brilliant ideas you provided. We would never have been able to get the 30-in-1 DYK without your ingenious guidance. The "Final wrap" section was a major contribution in its expedition. Doug Coldwell (talk) 13:19, 17 November 2012 (UTC)
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For your work with Local councils of the Boy Scouts of America, thanks! --evrik (talk) 16:29, 19 March 2013 (UTC)
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Shalom, Yoninah. Your review of most articles of our Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram articles has been a further inspiration to do more of this variety! Thank you very much. ♦ --Nvvchar. 14:01, 30 April 2013 (UTC)
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Yoninah, thank you tremendously for your diligent review of James Caudy for its inclusion in Did you know (DYK). As a result of your efforts in preparing James Caudy for DYK, the article received an impressive 11,501 views while on the front page, and a further 2,452 views the following day! -- Caponer (talk) 12:28, 20 December 2013 (UTC)
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You put in quite a bit of good work here and are more than deserving of this. Thanks for your contributions in making wikipedia a better place! ♦ Dr. Blofeld 15:53, 18 January 2014 (UTC)
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For your article about the Clal Center. Such buildings, whether they create High Culture or destroy High Culture, need to be written about. You created an easy-to-read article that was very enjoyable. Thanks! Mvblair (talk) 23:06, 18 May 2014 (UTC)
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When I left a message on the DYK talk page, I didn't expect much to come of it for at least 12 hours, but the deadly duo of Yoninah and EEng performed magnificently, I expected it would need some fixes from me, but you, EEng , and Belle fixed all the issues. Thank you very much for getting it done for me, I am very grateful. Best, Matty.007 07:00, 29 July 2014 (UTC)
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Thanks for creating the new All-you-can-eat seats article, and for improving Wikipedia's coverage of Food and sports arena topics. NorthAmerica1000 08:34, 4 August 2014 (UTC)
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For your dedicated work on this year's Halloween on Wikipedia at DYK. Well done. ≈ Victuallers (talk) 11:46, 31 October 2014 (UTC)
Barnstar of Diligence.png The Barnstar of Diligence
Here's a little token to recognise all the wonderful work you do behind the scenes at DYK to help the process continue running at a high level of quality! 97198 (talk) 04:13, 8 December 2014 (UTC)
I second this Barnstar of Diligence!!! Prof.Vandegrift (talk) 15:46, 12 December 2014 (UTC)
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Thanks for the wonderful expansion of Zareh Sinanyan. I really appreciate the work you do around the project. Étienne Dolet (talk) 02:07, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

A kitten for you![edit]

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This wiki kitten is here to thank you for your efforts with finding copyvios, as well as helping to deal with them, at my recent Korean educational project submissions!

Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 11:40, 20 January 2015 (UTC)