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  9/25/2012, Tishrei 9, 5773

Ukraine: Accident after Visit to Ba'al Shem Tov Tomb


A serious accident occured, Monday night, when a car carrying worshippers home to Uman from a visit to the tomb of the Ba'al Shem Tov (Rabbi Yisrael ben Eliezer - the founder of hasidic Judaism) in Medzhybizh, was struck head-on by a tractor trailer, 100 miles from Uman.

The force of the collision flipped the truck and the private vehicle was severely damaged. Most of the occupants of the car were unhurt, but a 26-year-old occupant of the vehicle suffered injuries to his head, thigh and foot.