Over 30 thousand Hasidim attend the celebration of Jewish New Year

20 September 2017, 12:44 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

More than 30 thousand Hasidim came to Uman (Cherkasy region) to celebrate the Jewish New Year. This is stated in a press release by the press service of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Cherkassy Oblast, RBC-Ukraine reports.

“As of the morning of September 20, more than 30,000 Hasidic pilgrims from 14 countries came to Uman to celebrate the Rosh Hashanah,” the statement said.

As noted, a consolidated detachment of police officers ensures around the clock the public order and safety of citizens in places of compact stay and residence of Hasidic pilgrims and the realization of religious ceremonies. At present, violations of public order in the zone of compact stay of pilgrims has not been allowed.

Earlier it was reported that the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (BPSU) will increase the number of border guards to organize the passage of the Hasidim, which will arrive to celebrate the Rosh Hashanah. “This year's holiday falls on September 20-22, in general, the State Border Guard Service will increase the number of workplaces and border guard staff to organize passage through the state border of this category of persons,” the State Border Guard Service's press office reports.

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