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Re: Meitav[edit]

Hi Aviados! Indeed, the source is in Hebrew (not just originally), I just forgot to state this. I have added the Hebrew icon to it now. I could send you the full page of the source if you're interested (tell me where to send). -- Ynhockey (Talk) 17:24, 19 July 2008 (UTC)

Yes, I'd very much appreciate it. I've just sent you an email. Aviados (talk) 18:10, 19 July 2008 (UTC)

Speedy deletion contested: Shai Bernstein[edit]

Hello Aviados, and thanks for your work patrolling new changes. I am just informing you that I contested the speedy deletion of Shai Bernstein - a page you tagged - because: Not blatantly vandalism or a hoax. Please review the criteria for speedy deletion before tagging further pages. If you have any questions or problems, please let me know. Tim Song (talk) 18:46, 6 September 2009 (UTC)

Hi. Well, I know the criteria quite well. Take my word: it IS a blatant hoax. If you insist, I shall give further detail in the page you've opened. Very Nice nickname, btw. Aviados (talk) 20:36, 6 September 2009 (UTC)
Blatant hoaxes are like "John Doe is the longest living human on Earth; he is 521,454 years old". An admin might snow close that AfD, though. I'm not getting the nickname part. Tim Song (talk) 01:21, 7 September 2009 (UTC)
As the anonymous response in the there suggests, the entry is FULL of illogical details. I think it's best if an admin delete it asap. How can this be arranged?
I meant your nick; perhaps I misinterpreted it.. What is it meant to mark? Aviados (talk) 11:15, 7 September 2009 (UTC)
Wait and see. Maybe making clear that you are recommending snow in the discussion page. For a (fairly recent) snow hoax close, see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Rimo Haq, although IMO letting it run for the full 7 days won't hurt that much. As to the name - nothing. It's my name. Tim Song (talk) 11:34, 7 September 2009 (UTC)
It won't be too bad, I agree, since this hoax lasted here for (unbelievably) 2 years. But on the other hand, there is absolutely no point waiting.
Sorry, my bad: for some reason I thought it was alluded to "Tim's Song" from Imaginary Heroes.. Aviados (talk) 11:55, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

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Leon (Haim Yehuda) Roth[edit]

Hi Aviados,

I am looking for the Wikipedia entry for the philosopher Leon Roth, active in the Hebrew University in the 30's and 40's, and listed in Wikipedia as Leon (Haim Yehuda) Roth. I have found that the entry has vanished and been replaced by a different entry describing a different Leon Roth, who was a sportsman from Luxembourg.

I then tried to find the article by using the link from the article on Cecil Roth, which has not been deleted, and contains a link to Leon Roth. However, I found that this link has also been redirected to the Luxembourg sportsman. When I looked at the edit history on the Cecil Roth article I saw that you had modified the link to the brother in September 2009.

Can you tell me what you have done and assist in restoring the link to Leon Roth from the Cecil Roth page and, indeed, the Leon Roth article? I have more information that I'd like to add to Leon Roth but first I need to establish where the article has gone.

Benedict.Roth (talk) 17:09, 2 January 2011 (UTC)

Hi Benedict,
Well, I'd be happy to assist. First, I want to make sure I understand: are you saying that the entry for professor Roth had been written (by you?) and later on actually vanished? I mean, are you sure the entry ever existed? If so, what was the exact name of it? (I'm asking because when I looked at the Deletion log, I found no record for deletion of either Leon Roth or Leon (Haim Yehuda) Roth.)
The page Leon Roth was created in December 3, 2010 by a bot as a redirection page for the sportsman Léon Roth (and the log shows that there had been no page by this name before that).
All I did back in Sep 2009 was adding some information about Leon Roth to the entry for Cecil Roth. (And if there had been an entry for Leon Roth, I guess I would have added an InterWiki link to the Hebrew entry.)
So help me understand what went on, and then I'll know how to proceed. OK? Aviados (talk) 22:44, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
Hi Aviados,
Let me answer your questions one by one.
I did not write the entry for Professor Leon Roth but I did recall seeing it on Wikipedia some time ago, together with the entry for Professor Cecil Roth. What I remembered was a stub, with minimal information. I went to the stub yesterday to try to update it.
My recollection was that it was visible in Wikipedia under Leon Roth but was titled Leon (Haim Yehuda) Roth. However I also looked at the deletion log and couldn't find it. It is possible that my memory was incorrect. I wondered whether the confusion between the sportsman and the professor might have led to one entry being lost.
I am not very interested in going over the past - unless it leads to finding the old stub - because my main interest is in establishing a correct entry going forward. Professor Leon Roth was an important figure in the department of philosophy in the Hebrew University and his ideas about Zionism, Judaism and human rights are relevant today. So I want to create an entry, either from the old stub or from zero. After the entry is created, I'd like to have the link from his brother Cecil corrected.
I'm happy to write the entry but I don't want to erase the Leon Roth sportsman entry and would appreciate a little guidance in how to go forward when creating a new entry for someone whose name is already in Wikipedia under a different entry. Maybe just call him "Leon (Haim Yehuda) Roth" to distinguish him? Benedict.Roth (talk) 11:16, 3 January 2011 (UTC)
Oh, OK. (Perhaps you just remembered the text I had put in Cecil Roth.) Well, in that case, it's quite simple. If the name he was known by in the English language contexts was Leon Roth (like the entry for Cecil Roth, which doesn't read Betzalel Cecil Roth), you can run over the redirection page Leon Roth, replace it with your text and simply add a Template:About on top; on the other hand, if you decide to call the entry Leon (Haim Yehuda) Roth, then the currently redirection page Leon Roth will be turned into a disambiguation page, which will include links to both entries. However, you should make up your mind about the right name of the entry as if there were no entry for the sportsman. OK? Aviados (talk) 18:58, 3 January 2011 (UTC)

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Isidore Newman[edit]

Hi, I wanted to let you know that I declined your speedy deletion request at Isidore Newman. The redirect does not meet any of the speedy deletion criteria. Also, if your goal is to make room for an article that you want to create, simply replace the redirect, there is no need for actual deletion. If you want to draft the article elsewhere, you may request a {{db-move}} deletion to make way for the article. If your intent on making the name a redlink in the hopes that someone else will create a non-redirect article, you would need to make a nomination at WP:RFD, though I don't know how that would go. Monty845 03:14, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

Hi. I think this redirect is misplaced (if one likes to read about the person, it wouldn't be very useful...), but whatever. Aviados (talk) 13:24, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

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Please add references to Haim Goldberg (Haggai)[edit]

I almost proposed it for deletion as hoax, but I found one or two sources. Please add to the article the sources you used to create this. Also, his polish name I think is Chaim, not Haim. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 22:09, 26 June 2014 (UTC)

Well, hello to you too, Piotr. Indeed, I shall copy here the sources that I used to write the (original) Hebrew article. Just a general remark: I think it would make more sense to consult me before proposing it for deletion as hoax — or even have a quick glance at the Hebrew article through some online translator; wouldn't you say?
What makes you think that? His latin characters signature was "H. Goldberg". Aviados (talk) 12:54, 27 June 2014 (UTC)