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  • 3 September 2019, 10:47 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    40 thousand Hasidic pilgrims are expected to arrive in Ukraine

    Nearly 40 thousand Hasidic pilgrims are exected to arrive in Ukraine at the end of September to celebrate the Jewish New year Rosh Hashanah in Uman

  • 26 August 2019, 09:39 | Judaism | 

    30,000 Hasidic pilgrims expected to arrive in Uman

    Preparations for the mass arrival of Hasidic pilgrims, which is expected in September-October this year, have started in the city of Uman. According to forecasts, more than 30,000 pilgrims are going to attend the celebration of Rosh Hashana at the grave of Rabbi Nachman, infomist.ck.ua reports.

  • 22 January 2019, 15:52 | Scandals, crime | 

    US hooligans detained in Uman after breaking Jesus sculpture’s feet

    On January 21, at the request of the Uman local prosecutor's office, the Uman district court ordered a custodial security measure for two US citizens, who on January 19 partially destroyed the gypsum sculpture of Jesus Christ on the shore near the Megometr plant, 04744.info reports.

  • 29 August 2018, 13:19 | Religion and society | 

    Law enforcers deployed to Uman to ensure public order during Rosh ha-Shanah festivities

    60 police officers from twelve regions of Ukraine have come to Uman to help keep order in the city during the pilgrims’ celebration of Rosh ha-Shanah. Law enforcers will stay in Uman until the end of large-scale public events with the participation of pilgrims, according to the Police Communication Sector of Cherkasy region.

  • 4 October 2016, 17:54 | Judaism | 

    Ongoing celebrations of Rosh Ha-Shanah in Uman

    Hasidim believe that if you meet the New Year near a zaddik grave, the whole of the next year will be full of happiness.

  • 15 August 2013, 14:03 | Judaism | 

    A Jewish Kitchen To Feed Uman pilgrims

    Jewish volunteers have finished building a kitchen the size of a basketball court in Uman, Ukraine, where they plan to prepare 105,000 meals to serve to pilgrims next month, JTA informs.

  • 3 October 2011, 13:49 | Judaism | 

    Ukraine deports two Israeli pilgrims

    Two Israeli citizens have been deported from Ukraine for violating the laws, Senior Inspector Volodymyr Umanets from the Department for Citizenship, Immigration and Registration of Individuals at the Interior Ministry Directorate for Cherkasy region told journalists in Uman on Friday.

  • 29 September 2011, 15:25 | Judaism | 

    Israeli Policemen Help Ukrainian Police to Ensure Order in Uman

    17 364 Chasidim arrived in Uman as of 27 September. Approximately 80% of them came from Israel.

  • 22 September 2011, 13:34 | Protests and conflicts | 

    Cherkasy Branch of Svoboda Announces Campaign Uman Without Chasidim

    The local branch of the nationalist organization Svoboda of the eastern Ukrainian region of Cherkasy made a statement as to the authorities' lack of action to prevent aggression of Chasidim in Uman and announced the beginning of a campaign Uman without Chasidim.

  • 11 August 2011, 12:27 | Judaism | 

    Up to 30,000 Hasidim to visit Uman

    A meeting to prepare for the pilgrimage to ensure the Hasidim access to the grave of the tzaddik Bratslav Nachman was chaired by the deputy head of the Cherkasy regional state administration, Yurii Tymoshenko

  • 1 November 2010, 14:49 | Kaleidoscope-digest

    Operation Breslov: Tracing rebbe's descendants

    What do followers of Rabbi Nachman do upon discovery that some of his progeny are assimilated, married to gentiles across former Soviet Union? Launch a worldwide campaign, bribe clerks, priests – all in order to return lost daughters to Judaism

  • 27 September 2010, 16:33 | Scandals, crime

    Israeli on Pilgrimage Killed in Ukraine

    An Israeli man was stabbed to death during a pilgrimage to a Ukrainian town, local police said Sunday, Kyiv Post reports with the reference to Associated Press.

  • 20 September 2010, 11:47 | International relations | 

    Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Apologizes for Behaviour of Jewish Pilgrims in Uman

    An official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, published on 16 September, reads that "the state of Israel expresses its sympathy with regard to the incident in Uman of 10 September, 2010 between the local residents and Israeli citizens and ended in the deportation of several Israeli nationals."

  • 13 September 2010, 16:20 | Judaism

    Ten Hasidic Pilgrims Deported from Ukraine

    Ukraine has deported to Israel ten Hasidic pilgrims who attempted to disrupt public order in Uman, Cherkasy Region, and who were suspected of causing bodily harm to local residents, KyivPost reports

  • 13 September 2010, 10:12 | Scandals, crime | 

    Israeli in Custody for Stabbing Ukrainian Man in Uman

    An Israeli citizen was in police custody on Saturday in Uman, Ukraine, after he reportedly stabbed a Ukrainian citizen in the Jewish quarter of the city Friday night.

  • 8 September 2010, 16:36 | Religious-digest

    ‘Every facet of Judaism’ at gathering around Rabbi’s grave

    Trance music, stalls selling felafel... and some very perplexed Ukrainian locals as hundreds arrive in Uman to mark 200th anniversary of Rabbi Nahman's death.

  • 8 September 2010, 14:56 | Judaism

    Breslev Hassidim: No More Uman, Time for Jerusalem!

    While tens of thousands are in Uman praying at the grave site of Rabbi Nachman, there is a group of Hassidim who declare that Uman is irrelevant, Rabbi Odesser was a spiritual continuation of Rabbi Nachman and Rosh Hashana should be spent in Jerusalem.

  • 7 September 2010, 12:29 | Society-digest

    Hasids don 'veils' en route to Rabbi Nachman's tomb

    Pre-Rosh Hashanah wave of pilgrims to the grave of Rabbi Nachman in Uman peaked as around 9,000 boarded 50 flights from Ben-Gurion Airport.

  • 23 August 2010, 13:56 | Judaism | 

    20,000 Hassidic Jews to Come as Pilgrims to Uman

    Rosh Hashana kibbutz – traditional prayer assemblage of Breslover Hasidim held on the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana) will gather more than 20,000 Hasidic Jews in Uman and thousands of Jews will make a pilgrimage to the tomb of Rebbe Nachman - the founder of the Breslov Hasidic dynasty.