Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Wikimania 2016 - Jury Announcement and Start of Bidding

2014-09-29 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey Manuel, Can you elaborate more on how the current jury was elected and by who? Correct me, but beside Richard Sydmonds - all the members of this year jury are new? there is not continuity in the jury? Itzik *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 |

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Wikimania 2016 - Jury Announcement and Start of Bidding

2014-10-01 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Ellie, I don't think We have a system that works for jury selection is appropriate answer. I just asked how and by who, not but it strange for me that this simple question is been unanswered. Adding to my first email, now that I familiar more with the jury members - from one hand I'm happy to

[Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2014-10-05 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey, Don't worry, we indeed have a lot of time till the next elections, but as this issue had been raised during the last elections - and we decided that we can't change the rules few weeks before the elections, now I want to raise the discussion enough time before. According to the current

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2014-10-05 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
:41 AM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel it...@wikimedia.org.il wrote: Hey, Don't worry, we indeed have a lot of time till the next elections, but as this issue had been raised during the last elections - and we decided that we can't change the rules few weeks before the elections, now I want

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Wikimania 2016 - Jury Announcement and Start of Bidding

2014-10-07 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey Manuel, Thank you for the response. Transparency is always good - and this case really shows why. While Ellie didn't respond and answered the question how people been elected, and summarize her answer to: We have a system that works for jury selection. Your side and answer shows a whole

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2014-10-07 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey, After reading all the emails so far, I more and more thinking that the correct way will be to remove the specific WMF criteria - allowing every community member to participate in the election by voting using his *personal* (not staff/dev account), what give the same equal power to staff from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 50 million Flickr images

2014-11-24 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
that's amazing! *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment! On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 7:09 AM, Russavia

[Wikimedia-l] Chairpersons mailing list

2014-11-25 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey, Few months ago, during Wikimania in London, we held the first meeting of all (or at least aim to be..) the chapters' Chairpersons together with Lila. We will be happy to see this forum continue to work together, allowing the Chairpersons to share ideas and discuses about their role and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Delphine Ménard, Lodewijk Gelauff and Bence Damokos as AffCom Advisers

2014-11-30 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Congratulations! I know each of them personally, and I have no doubt they will bring huge expertise to the committee! Good luck! *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely

[Wikimedia-l] WMIL General Assembly meeting and Board Elections

2014-12-02 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Dear all, This last Monday, 1.12.14, Wikimedia Israel (WMIL) held a general assembly meeting, during which the members held the elections for members of the Board of WMIL. The results of the elections are as follows: Itzik Edri,(reelected) Deror Lin, (reelected) Ido Ivri, (reelected) Hana

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Italia Executive Director

2014-12-02 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Good luck Giuliana, and good luck WMIT with your next step in the professionalization process. I defiantly know that WMIL, but I'm sure that the others chapters as well, will be happy to give advises, information and help her with the first steps in our movement. Feel free to contact us.

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: It's the end

2014-12-19 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 98204 Washington, DC 20090-8204 We have a new office at D.C? :) *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Winners Announced in World’s Largest Photo Contest: Wiki Loves Monuments

2014-12-22 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
This press release is also available online here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/Winners_Announced_in_World%E2%80%99s_Largest_Photo_Contest:_Wiki_Loves_Monuments Winners Announced in World’s Largest Photo Contest: Wiki Loves Monuments *International jury selects top 10

[Wikimedia-l] WMF 2014 Annual report

2015-01-22 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
I didn't saw email about it yet, but just want to say that the web version of the report is nothing then amazing. Great interactive way rather than the old pdf versions. Well done! https://annual.wikimedia.org/2014/ *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 |

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMCON15 - Registration Now Open

2015-02-22 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey Daniela, I saw that the prices on the Hotel website are cheaper (78 euro). Would you advise to book directly trough them? *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMCON15 - Registration Now Open

2015-02-22 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey Daniela, I saw that the prices on the Hotel website are cheaper (78 euro). Would you advise to book directly trough them? *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-28 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Any response or input from the Election Committee? *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment! On Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmcon15] Wikimedia Conference 2015

2015-05-23 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
+1. Thank you for a lovely conference! *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment! On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 10:09

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advertising in Central Notice

2015-11-11 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Michelle, Thank you for the respond. We I and few others wrote on Meta - this link problematic - and it's new, although the using of Qualtrics is not. Better option is to include the link to their privacy page from the landing page itself, before the survey or at the bottom. Another option

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advertising in Central notice?

2015-11-07 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 3:12 PM, Bence Damokos <bdamo...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > > > > > > > My first guess would be that the company is mentioned as a way to > > notify > > > > users that they will be sending data to an outs

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advertising in Central notice?

2015-11-08 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
;> > On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 5:28 AM, Mardetanha <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com > > > >> > wrote: > >> > > >> > > it was strange for me too, we never did such thing before > >> > > > >> > > Mardetanha > >> > > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement WMCON 2016 dates and rough timeline

2015-07-09 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Well done and thank you Nicole and the team. Great work and very detailed reports! *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Departure

2015-09-12 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Garfield, It was a pleasure to work with you. Your announcement sadness us all, as your contribution has been enormous. I can say that we, Wikimedia Israel learned a lot from you, and there is no doubt about the great changes you brought to the WMF and the chapters. We all grateful for that. On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community revitalization

2015-12-02 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Thank you Lila for the update, it's indeed an important improvement and we can't wait to see this change. *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-26 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Dariusz, without speaking on behalf of the FDC, and only my own opinion - I don't think the question is if the FDC will recommend how much money the WMF need to get - as the fact that if they will enter the FDC process, under the SAME requirements as other affiliates (the requirement for a

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-24 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
בוקר טוב, אני שמח לבשר שה-FDC, הוועדה האחראית על המלצות המימון לארגוני ויקימדיה בתנועה, המליצה להעניק מימון מלא לוויקימדיה ישראל השנה. יש הרבה מחמאות על העבודה שלנו, אך גם מעט ביקורת, שלא נעלמת מעינינו, על ההצעה השנה:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-24 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Sorry. Wrong list :) - Sent from mobile On Nov 24, 2015 10:00 AM, "Itzik - Wikimedia Israel" <it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > בוקר טוב, > > אני שמח לבשר שה-FDC, הוועדה האחראית על המלצות המימון לארגוני ויקימדיה > בתנועה, המליצה להעניק מימון מלא לוויקימדיה ישראל השנה.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reducing the net cost of Wikimania

2016-02-10 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
If we want to talk about the cost of Wikimania it will be great if the WMF and the local team will share the costs. Until now Wikimania London didn't published anything: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2014/Budget And also Mexico: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2015/Budget

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you for our time together.

2016-02-25 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Lila, I don't want to get into what or who is right. The things I had to say I already said in private forums. The discussions here and in others places were already to heated and too longs to add more words. Before we are movement, we are people. with feelings, with soul. I can not even imagine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reducing the net cost of Wikimania

2016-02-26 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 3:06 AM, Samuel Klein wrote: > Itzik, what were the equivalent budgets for Haifa? From the post-mortem on > Meta it looks like a $280K budget, and a $100K WMF grant. This included > paying for the event coordinator, which is now budgeted separately.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katy Love to direct WMF Resources team

2016-02-25 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
As behalf of the FDC, we demand Katy will continue to hold the FDC role in additional to the new rule :)) Good luck Katy! indeed the right and greatest person to take this important role! *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-10 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Chris, How and where the chapter will vote? I offered to do it privately, in order to avoid current votes to influence others chapters. Itzik - Sent from mobile On Mar 10, 2016 15:35, "Chris Keating" wrote: > Dear all, > > The deadline for nominations in the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Case for Federation: Should Parts of WMF Be Spun Off?

2016-03-19 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Erik, Those are great ideas, and I'm think I can support most of them. MediaWiki is indeed something we need to invest on much more. Or even re-built it from scratch. It's the base to all our work and the future or our projects. The idea of having an organization that this is 100% of his

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliate-selected Board seats update

2016-03-11 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
t; > Chris > > On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 6:52 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < > it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > > > Hi Chris, > > > > How and where the chapter will vote? > > I offered to do it privately, in order to avoid current votes to > influence

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Case for Federation: Should Parts of WMF Be Spun Off?

2016-03-19 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Yes Edward, I referred to the WikiEd foundation dashboard. I may gave them another nickname by mistake;) *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC Recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 2

2016-05-16 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Thank you Anders and Dariusz for the warm words. The FDC invested a lot of time to write the recommendations, espcially in regards to the WMF plan. Good to know that you've read the entire (long) document :) On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 9:44 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > Many

Re: [Wikimedia-l] election for 2 seats on WMF board of trustees ends May 7...

2016-05-03 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
I'm against publishing the chapters votes before the end of the elections. More than that - I even offered before the election started that the chapters votes will be confidential between them and be collected by the moderators. I believe that each chapter needs to vote as he think, not be

[Wikimedia-l] WMIL General Assembly meeting and Board elections

2016-05-01 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Dear all, Today, 1.5.16, Wikimedia Israel (WMIL) held a general assembly meeting, during which the members held the elections for members of the Board of WMIL. The results of the elections are as follows: Itzik Edri,(reelected) Deror Lin, (reelected) Ido Ivri, (reelected) Hana Yariv (reelected)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-14 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Geoff, thank you for your great service! At least I know we will may continue to work together as in my work I work a lot with YouTube's teams :) Good luck to you, to Michelle and Stephen. *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel and the Israeli News Company bring new video content to the Wikimedia projects

2016-07-07 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
also be useful to upload as > such. > > Best, > Lodewijk > > 2016-07-07 9:53 GMT+02:00 Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <it...@wikimedia.org.il > >: > > > Hi, > > > > We happy announce a new partnership with the Israeli News Company, which > > produces the primet

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel and the Israeli News Company bring new video content to the Wikimedia projects

2016-07-07 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi, We happy announce a new partnership with the Israeli News Company, which produces the primetime news program on Israel’s Channel 2. For the past 23 years, Channel 2 News has covered the history of Israel and the Middle East, as well as events around the world. The partnership is aiming to

[Wikimedia-l] Nominations for the Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC)

2016-07-11 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi, It's a pleasure to see so many excellent candidates who want to join this year to the FDC: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Funds_Dissemination_Committee/Nominations/2016 The deadline for self nomination passed yesterday, and now it's the time for the community to question the

[Wikimedia-l] פעילות ויקימדיה ישראל בחברה הערבית

2016-08-15 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
חברים יקרים, מקווה שכולכם שמתם לב לסעיף בעדכון הדו שבועי - ואם לא, בשביל זה האימייל הזה. החודש קיבלה ויקימדיה ישראל מענק של כ-300,000 ש"ח מקרן פילנטרופית לתקופה של שנה וחצי לטובת הרחבת פעילות החינוך שלנו לעבודה עם תלמידים דוברי ערבית, לכתיבת ערכים בוויקיפדיה בערבית. המענק מגיע לאחר פיילוט שנערך

Re: [Wikimedia-l] פעילות ויקימדיה ישראל בחברה הערבית

2016-08-15 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Oops, sorry. I meant to send it to Wikimedia Israel's mailing list. Please ignore it :) - Sent from mobile On Aug 15, 2016 23:29, "Itzik - Wikimedia Israel" <it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > חברים יקרים, > > מקווה שכולכם שמתם לב לסעיף בעדכון הדו שבועי - ואם לא, בשביל

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC appointments

2016-09-02 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Welcome friends! I'm so exited and happy that you join our committee! Can't wait to our first FDC deliberation together in a few months. - Sent from mobile On Sep 2, 2016 19:55, "Dariusz Jemielniak" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > We are pleased to inform you that the WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ray Saintonge has died

2016-09-13 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Sad news :( *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment! On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 7:00 PM, Milos Rancic

[Wikimedia-l] New partnership and expansion of Wikimedia Israel's Education initiative - WikiCampus

2016-10-11 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Dear friends, On behalf of Wikimedia Israel, I'm pleased to announce a new partnership and expansion of our Education initiative - WikiCampus. WikiCampus it is a new initiative by Wikimedia Israel and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (IDC) [1]. As part of the collaboration, during the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE update after the General Assembly

2016-11-30 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Congratulations to the re-elected and warm welcome to Johanna. Tim, correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems like WEDE reduced the size of the advisory board. Can you explain why? *Regards,Itzik Edri* Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel +972-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il Imagine a world in

[Wikimedia-l] Congratulation, Hebrew Wikipedia

2016-12-29 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi, I'm happy to share with you that this morning the 200,000th article has been written on the Hebrew Wikipedia - The Southern Pudu (there is not article about him in English!): https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%A4%D7%95%D7%93%D7%95_%D7%93%D7%A8%D7%95%D7%9E%D7%99 Yesterday we released to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Congratulation, Hebrew Wikipedia

2016-12-29 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
of all knowledge. That's our commitment! On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 5:23 PM, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote: > On 29 December 2016 at 15:10, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel > <it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > > > I'm happy to share with you that this morning the 200

[Wikimedia-l] Are you a chairperson of a Wikimedia chapter?

2017-04-13 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hey, Just a reminder - shortly before Wikimania 2014 we created the chairpersons' group in order to create a place for them to communicate with each other, to consult and share. If you are a chairperson of a recognized Wikimedia chapter ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_chapters), you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chapter De-Recognition: Wikimedia Philippines

2017-04-23 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Thank you Maor for the update. We usually love to see our movement expend and welcome recognition of new organizations, but I strongly believe that we continuously need to check and evaluate our current organizations. Our brand, name and reputation are part of our core assets - and while it's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-21 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Ammm.. Anyone know where I can buy such a globe? ;) - Sent from mobile On Jul 18, 2017 16:28, "Trey Jones" wrote: Searching google images for *jigsaw globe* or *jigsaw sphere *gives many similar images. I don't think Wikipedia owns the rights to the idea of a sphere made

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia

2017-04-29 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
-- From: Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <it...@wikimedia.org.il> Date: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 11:42 AM Subject: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia To: Communications Committee <wmfc...@lists.wikimedia.org> http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39754909 Reuters just published that a 15 min

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia

2017-04-29 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
kimedia.org.il > > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the > > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment! > > > > > > -- Forwarded message -- > > From: Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <it...@wikimed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [WM-Chairpersons] Strategy update - Wikimania schedule, draft direction, brand awareness research, salons and events (#23)

2017-08-06 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Thank you Katherine for the opportunity and the support for hosting a salon event in Israel. I must admit it was a great and interesting meeting and also a unique opportunity to hear from our users and our supporters about their vision and hopes for Wikipedia. Wikimedia Israel had the honor to

[Wikimedia-l] WMIL General Assembly meeting and Board elections 2017

2017-05-09 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Dear all, Yesterday (8.5.17) Wikimedia Israel (WMIL) held a general assembly meeting, during which the members held the elections for members of the Board of WMIL. The results of the elections are as follows: Itzik Edri,(reelected) Deror Lin, (reelected) Ido Ivri, (reelected) Hana Yariv

[Wikimedia-l] It's your last chance to really influence the Wikimedia movement.

2017-05-27 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Now that I managed to catch your attention… I want to remind you that tomorrow will be the last day to apply for the FDC. Unfortunately, I decided not to run for another term, because of the heavy workload in my workplace and my roles in Wikimedia Israel But I want to tell you a bit about my last

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Awards for the promotion of open knowledge in Israel

2017-09-09 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
On 6 September, Wikimedia Israel, held an event to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Wikipedians, volunteers, partners, and donors gathered to celebrate the success they had all participated in making. During the event, the “*Wikimedia Awards for the promotion of open knowledge in Israel*” were

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Encyclopedic Writing Guide

2017-09-26 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Tanweer, At this stage, there is no English version for this guide, but for personal use in order to understand more about it and its structure, you can try using Google Translate: https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=iw=en=y=_t=en=UTF-8=https%3A%2F%2Fguide.wikimedia.org.il%2F=

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC Recommendations, Round 1 2017-18

2017-11-20 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Agree with Chris. Thank you dear FDC members and staff for the great work: your analysis, comments, and insight. I know how hard and complicated is Round 1, and how much time each one of you invested before and during the deliberations. Once again, thank you. And Bishaka - congratulations on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedians of the Levant annual report for 2016-17

2017-11-05 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Farah, It's great to hear about the success of Levant User Group's programs, especially those in Palestine. Great work! As WMIL also works with Arabic students [1], if you need any assistant with materials and guides, we already created a few and we will be happy to share them with you and

[Wikimedia-l] Endorsement for the movement’s strategic direction

2017-10-26 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
The board of Wikimedia Israel, on behalf of the Wikimedia Israel chapter, wish to express its support and endorse the strategic direction, drafted by the movement’s strategic team. The board read, discussed and decided unanimously to endorse the strategic direction and to express its gratitude

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Wikimania 2019

2018-02-08 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Congratulations Wikimedia Sweden! WMSE is one of the strongest and most creative chapters and I'm sure Wikimania 2019 will be an amazing event! *Itzik Edri* Chairperson it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 3:58 AM, Ellie Young wrote: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Gregory, I just looked quickly at the new site, which is a very refreshing change, and I'll send later more detailed feedback... But I must say I really like the leadership page: https://wikimediafoundation.org/role/leadership/ Not from a design, content or functional point of view, but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Open Law Book project on Wikisource

2018-08-02 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi, Following Michal's email, I just want to update that the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, released the story out earlier this week. Here is their press release (in Hebrew): http://main.knesset.gov.il/News/PressReleases/ Pages/press26.07.18.aspx This unique collaboration was shared on many

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel joins the nationwide strike to protest the exclusion of gay couples the right to become parents

2018-07-20 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi, A few days ago, the Israeli parliament, with the support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, blocked a legal change on that would have given the LGBT community the right to become parents. The new law denies state-supported surrogacy to LGBT couples and single men. In response,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France Governance review

2018-07-09 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Nadine, Thank you for sharing the report with us. I just gave a quick look at it, and I printed it so I could read it on the flight to Cape Town. But I agree with you that it's an important review and the recommendations are important and may be useful for all of us! Itzik *Itzik Edri*

Re: [Wikimedia-l] +28K images freed from Israel archives and uploaded to commons

2018-11-14 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi, I would like to add more information to what Matanya shared with you. We are working on a blog post for the international blog, but meanwhile here is the summary: If you know this, it means that you are around for (too) many years, but 6 years ago Wikimedia Israel managed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update and feedback results from the Wikimedia's chairpersons retreat

2019-01-01 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
; > Regards, > > Pine > ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) > > > On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 8:31 PM Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < > it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > For four years now, since Wikimania 2014 in

[Wikimedia-l] Update and feedback results from the Wikimedia's chairpersons retreat

2018-12-03 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi, For four years now, since Wikimania 2014 in London, the chairpersons of the recognized chapters have met as a group twice a year, during Wikimania and the Wikimedia Conference (now the Wikimedia Summit), usually for 1 - 2 hours during one of the lunch breaks. I started to arrange these

[Wikimedia-l] בואו לקחת חלק במפגש התמונות הגדול - מחר, ספריית בית אריאלה!

2018-11-20 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
היי, בוודאי ראיתם את הפרסומים על פרויקט שחרור התמונות שערכה העמותה (הארץ , כלכליסט , ישראל היום , תקשורת חו"ל

Re: [Wikimedia-l] בואו לקחת חלק במפגש התמונות הגדול - מחר, ספריית בית אריאלה!

2018-11-20 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
2,00.html>, and Franch <https://israelnoticias.com/editorial/fotos-historicas-israel-wikimedia/>) *Itzik Edri* Chairperson it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 4:47 PM Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > היי, > > ב

[Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-27 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
with the movement's list, so that it may also involve the community's feedback as well. *Itzik Edri* Chairperson (volunteer) it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 -- Forwarded message - From: Itzik - Wikimedia Israel Date: Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 2:08 PM Subject: I decided to leave

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-04-06 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
est of it. It > > > would be a bad move to stop it at thois point in time, and would also > be > > > too late to correct the process if it has been flawed. > > > > > > Anders > > > > > > > > > Den 2019-03-27 kl. 14:05, skrev Itzik - W

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Sverige receives a total of USD 500, 000+ in funding for three new projects, and a cost reduction of USD 30, 000/year

2019-03-28 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Great news, John! *Itzik Edri* Chairperson (volunteer) it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 12:32 PM John Andersson wrote: > Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of three new grants totaling > around USD 500,000. We hope to work with many of you as part

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Bylaws changed plus next steps

2019-02-21 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
bout > > that, because I guessed that my opinion would not be taken in account, > > neither discussed, and now it seems that, sadly, I was right in that > > thought. > > > > El 2019-02-19 17:25, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel escribió: > > > Antanana and the board, &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Agreement Reached Between Wikimedia Israel and Israeli Archives

2019-02-27 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
You can also read more about it on Haaretz: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-after-uploading-28-000-historical-images-wikimedia-signs-deal-with-national-library-1.6976376 *Itzik Edri* Chairperson it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 6:19 PM Michal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Helene Hahn and Mirjam Stegherr appointed to the WMDE board

2019-03-11 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
That is great news, Lukas! I'm happy to see that more and more boards diverse their membership. I think it's an important thing and a valuable contribution to the ability of our organizations to see the big picture behind our current movement activities and thinking. *Itzik Edri* Chairperson

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Bylaws changed plus next steps

2019-02-19 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Antanana and the board, I find it sad and disappointing that after such a long conversation on the talk page, there wasn't any comment on the talk page or in this statement about the problem of double voting by many UG's members. Did the board even discuss that or we just wasted our time giving

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [WM-Chairpersons] Wikimedia Chile Board Election

2019-04-14 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Congratulations, Rocío! *Itzik Edri* Chairperson (volunteer) it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 5:55 AM Marco Correa Pérez < marco.cor...@wikimediachile.cl> wrote: > Dear all, > > *Wikimedia Chile* (WMCL) held its annual General Assembly on April 13th, > which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Ryan Merkley to the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-08-15 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Such great news! Welcome, Ryan! *Itzik Edri* Chairperson (volunteer) it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 1:02 AM Katherine Maher wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I’m excited to let you all know that Ryan Merkley, formerly CEO of Creative > Commons, is joining the

[Wikimedia-l] Leadership change at Wikimedia Israel

2019-12-18 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Dear friends, I wanted to share with you some changes in WMIL. This weekend, after more than 6 years of service, Michal Lester will conclude her position as WMIL's ED. Michal, WMIL’s first ED, joined us more than 6 years ago, and was our second employee. Michal’s joining marked the transition of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Recommendations released, join the conversation

2020-01-21 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
A huge thank you to all the volunteers, staff and the core team who invested in this process unimaginable hours of work. Is there maybe a one document/pdf/printable version of the recommendations? It is a long document which I personally want to read carefully and I find it slightly complicated

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Recommendations released, join the conversation

2020-01-22 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
> > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Movement_Strategy_Recommendations_Extended_doc_EN.pdf > > Cover note: > > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Movement_Strategy_Recommendations_Cover_note_EN.pdf > > On Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 3:14 AM Itzik - Wikimedia Israel