News Brief 9/2/2013, Elul 27, 5773
Ukraine: Top-Level Meeting Ahead of Jewish Pilgrimage
Rabbis and organizers from the Breslov hassidic stream met with top officials in the Ukrainian governmment Monday, as well as the commanders of police and secret police in the Cherkasy Province, ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage to the tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.
The meeting took place at the World Breslov Center in the large synagogue in Uman known as the “Kloyz.”
The meeting dealt, among other things, with security, and cooperation between the World Breslov Center and the local police was discussed.