Breslov synagogue demolished

Authorities in central Israeli town of Elad tear down Breslov synagogue built in public park.David Rosenberg, 12/3/2018, 10:33 AM

Passengers who were stood up by travel agent to receive refunds

Travel agency says flights to Uman were canceled, promises that affected customers will receive refunds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 12:16 AM

Praying and drinking on the way to Uman

Eight passengers removed from airplane on route to Uman after disorderly, drunken conduct. Flight delayed by three hours.Ben Shaul, 8/29/2018, 1:33 PM

Travel agent disappears with passengers' cash

Travel agent who promised to purchase cheap tickets to Uman runs off with Breslov hasidims' money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 9:38 AM

Israel sets up temporary consulate in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

With tens of thousands of pilgrims expected to visit Hasidic rabbi's grave in Ukraine, Israel opens consulate to assist visitors.JTA, 8/28/2018, 2:51 PM

Defense Ministry will allow yeshiva students to fly to Uman

Following pressure from haredi parties, Defense Minisrry waives ban on overseas flights for haredim avoiding IDF service.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 10:19 PM

'Close your eyes' with Adi Ran and Mordechai Rot

Adi Ran sings his well-known Breslev themes as part of a new collaboration with Mordechai Rot.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2018, 1:51 PM

Watch: Breslover Hassid and PA resident share a light moment

Israeli Jew, Palestinian Authority resident enjoy dance music, spontaneous dance on Gush Etzion road.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2018, 9:39 PM

Fire near Rebbe Nachman's tomb forces evacuation

Fire breaks out at site adjacent to Breslov founder's grave in Uman, Ukraine, forcing evacuation of Jewish school children.David Rosenberg, 11/21/2017, 12:38 PM

'Let my rabbi go'

Breslov hassidim continue campaign to bring remains of famed hasidic leader to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 9:42 PM

Court freezes Rabbi Berland's trip to Uman

Court freezes decision permitting Rabbi Eliezer Berland to fly to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.Tzvi Lev, 9/19/2017, 10:29 AM

Breslov rabbis: No women in Uman

As thousands prepare to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah, a number of Breslov rabbis call to prohibit women near gravesite at that time.Michal Levi, 8/30/2017, 9:13 PM

Police break up wedding over 14-year-old bride

Police arrest bride's father, groom, over underage marriage.JTA, 8/30/2017, 2:13 PM

Rabbi Eliezer Berland rushed to hospital

Former dean of Shuvu Banim Yeshiva, convicted of molesting several female followers, rushed to hospital.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2017, 11:59 AM

Three Israelis suspected of vandalizing Jesus statue in Uman

Three Israeli youths, including two brothers, are accused of vandalizing a statue of Jesus on the cross in the city of Uman, Ukraine.Nissan Tzur, 1/4/2017, 3:48 PM

Rabbi Berland sentenced to 18 months in prison

'Fugitive rabbi' who eluded Israeli authorities for years sentenced to 18 months in prison under plea bargain agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2016, 5:03 PM

Rabbi Berland begs for his release

Berland appeals to chief rabbis for help saying he is in poor health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2016, 4:20 PM

Rabbi Berland to remain in jail throughout trial

Bail denied to Breslov rabbi accused of sex crimes who evaded Israeli authorities for years abroad.Ben Shaul, 8/18/2016, 11:13 AM

Rabbi Berland to be released to house arrest

Court approves releasing Rabbi Berland to house arrest; police request to postpone for a day to make sure 'he doesn't escape.'Haim Lev, 7/27/2016, 8:32 PM

Rabbi Berland instructed follower to murder

Embattled rabbi indicted for sex crimes told follower to plant dynamite in bed of unknown target, 'send him straight to heaven'.David Rosenberg, 7/26/2016, 7:17 PM

'My son and I are ready to die for Rabbi Berland'

Followers of rabbi extradited for alleged sex crimes demand they be allowed into prison where he is being held.David Rosenberg, 7/20/2016, 8:41 PM

Fugitive Rabbi Eliezer Berland arrested upon return to Israel

Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who fled 3 years ago after being accused of sexual assault, arrested after arriving at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2016, 10:18 AM

Extradition of Eliezer Berland begins, as own son shuns him

Berland's son Nahman condemns 'criminal' father, as Breslov rabbis warn public to 'keep away' from fugitive rabbi.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2016, 1:48 PM

Thousands Delayed On Their Way to Uman

Tens of thousands of Israelis, as well as Jews from around the world, were in Uman Sunday to celebrate Rosh HashanahMoshe Cohen, 9/13/2015, 5:59 PM

Rabbi Nachman's 'Breslov Movie' Comes to Tel Aviv

Director hopes 'Stories of Rebbe Nachman' will take Israel's white city by storm - and help him come full circle.Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2015, 3:44 PM

Breslov Rabbi Refuses to See Women After Tzfat, Berland Scandals

Breslov leader Rabbi Shalom Arush to only handle women's issues through their husbands after sexual abuse scandals rock the religious world.Haim Lev, 7/19/2015, 1:41 PM

Pirates, Breslovers, and 'Green Leafers' - Oh My

Fringe parties have continued to try to break into the Knesset, despite higher elections threshold. Will one of these little-knowns make it?Tova Dvorin, 1/30/2015, 10:03 AM

Yes to Rabbi Nachman and the Spirit of the Land

The Spirit of the Land of Israel and Rabbi Na Nach Nachma from Uman. Barouch Levy, 11/6/2014, 7:14 AM

Ukraine Bills Hassidim: $100 to Visit Rabbi Nachman's Grave

Proposed law condemned for fleecing visitors to Breslov Rabbi's tomb.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 10:37 AM

Miracle Terrorist Attack Survivor Heads New Hasidic Party

"Na Nach" Breslov party runs in election. "Eretz Yisrael was given to us in the Torah. We know what we're fighting for," stated Moshe Yanai.Ben Bresky, 1/14/2013, 8:30 PM

Blast Destroys Ambulance Near Grave of Rabbi Nachman

A blast destroyed an ambulance near the Uman grave of Rabbi Nachman. Police are investigating arson, but it may been accidental.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/25/2012, 12:35 PM

PA Police Officers Lightly Wound Jew at Joseph's Tomb

Palestinian Authority police officers shot and lightly wounded a Breslov Hassid in Joseph's Tomb overnight Monday.Elad Benari, 12/14/2011, 1:13 AM

MK Wants Breslov Rebbe Nachman’s Grave in Israel

An MK wants the PM to discuss with the visiting Ukrainian president the idea of reburying revered Rabbi Nachman of Breslov in Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/30/2011, 1:02 PM

Uman Visitors Won't Get Warm Welcome This Year

Chassidic visitors to Uman may be greeted by mass protests of Ukranian nationalists demanding they leave town.David Lev, 9/15/2011, 2:05 PM

Chassidim Pray at Rav Ashi's Tomb

A group of about 100 Breslov Chassidim, secured by IDF soldiers, entered the tomb of the Talmud compiler Rav Ashi for a special prayer service.Elad Benari, 6/15/2011, 5:43 AM

Breslover Chassid Murdered Near Rabbi Nachman's Tomb in Uman

A 19-year-old Breslov Chossid is murdered by Ukrainian thugs near the grave of his Rebbe in Uman, just two months before he was to be married.Chana Ya'ar, 9/26/2010, 9:54 AM

Postal Authority: Stamps, Book and CD for Rabbi Nachman

For the first time, Israel is issuing a souvenir set for Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, including stamps, book, and CD of his poems set to music.Hillel Fendel, 9/2/2010, 7:21 PM

Flights to Uman Filling Up

Preparations underway for annual pilgrimage to Uman.Elad Benari, 8/26/2010, 5:05 AM

Rabbi Lazer Brody Beams Vitamins for the Soul

Breslev teacher Rabbi Lazer Brody begins soulful and inspiring show on Israel National Radio: Lazer Beams.Eli Stutz, 8/4/2010, 2:00 PM

New Stamp Honors Rabbi Nachman of Breslov

A new stamp honors the late Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, whose philosophy of uniting faith and joy is kept by tens of thousands of Jews worldwide.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/27/2010, 2:56 PM