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BirthrightEdit

As I have said, do not add that paragraph again. It is vague. Also, per WP:BRD you should not insists on your edit once you see it is contested, rather seek consensus first on the talkpage. Also see WP:Edit warring. Debresser (talk) 16:44, 16 March 2013 (UTC)

Can you explain what you mean by "the trip's exclusivity"? Debresser (talk) 18:20, 16 March 2013 (UTC)
The trip is exclusive to Jews which is controversial because of the issues regarding Israel/Palestine and thus calling it a Jew's birthright (even Jews who have no affiliation to the land) to go there is upsetting to many of the indigenous people of the area who were forced to leave. It is also exclusive among Jews because they do background political checks and have been known to exclude Jews who they think have a "political agenda." Thus they are exclusive both for reasons of ethno-religious discrimination and for political affiliation bias.Yaakov Birthright Franklin (talk) 18:29, 16 March 2013 (UTC)
I don't think that is called "exclusivity"in English. Try rephrasing that. By the way, your words "discrimination" and "bias" seem to show that you have some agenda here. If that is so, please spare all of us the trouble, and do not edit that article, since nothing good will come out of it. Debresser (talk) 00:10, 17 March 2013 (UTC)
I obviously don't have an agenda. The article came off as advert-like and didn't mention any of the drawbacks to the program and the controversy that is being pinned against in the past couple of years.

I have copied this onto the talkpage, and propose to continue there. Debresser (talk) 00:12, 17 March 2013 (UTC)

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March 2013Edit

 

Your recent editing history at Birthright Israel shows that you are currently engaged in an edit war. Being involved in an edit war can result in your being blocked from editing—especially if you violate the three-revert rule, which states that an editor must not perform more than three reverts on a single page within a 24-hour period. Undoing another editor's work—whether in whole or in part, whether involving the same or different material each time—counts as a revert. Also keep in mind that while violating the three-revert rule often leads to a block, you can still be blocked for edit warring—even if you don't violate the three-revert rule—should your behavior indicate that you intend to continue reverting repeatedly.

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April 2013Edit

You edits on Birthright Israel are disruptive and do not adhere to a neutral point of view style. I will now paste the following two warning templates on your page, and please be warned. This is in addition to the warning against edit warring, which is already on your page.

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3-revert ruleEdit

Yaakov Birthright Franklin, be careful not to violate the WP:3RR rule. Don't make 3 changes within 24 hours. They can really get you on that. You can be suspended from Wikipedia. --Nbauman (talk) 01:14, 7 April 2013 (UTC)