They missed out on Uman, will be compensated for NIS 11,000

The airline's lawyers argued that the plaintiffs were looking for an excuse not to fly so they could demand their money back.Sara Rubenstein, 8/8/2019, 6:58 PM

Israel's measles outbreak started in Ukraine

Measles outbreak traced to annual mass pilgrimage to Uman, Ukraine for Rosh HashanahMarcy Oster/JTA, 4/4/2019, 12:17 AM

American Jews arrested for vandalizing crucifix in Uman

2 US Jews suspected of vandalizing crucifix during pilgrimage to Uman - the burial place of Hasidic rabbi - in ongoing cycle of hate crimes.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/22/2019, 7:20 AM

Rabbi’s death from flu in Uman has community in panic

Haredi rabbi from Israel living in Ukraine dies of flu virus, sparking panic in local Breslev Hasidic community.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/30/2018, 10:44 PM

Wanted to end his life near Rebbe Nachman

23-year-old American Jewish cancer patient fulfills dying wish to pass away near grave of famous Tzaddik in Uman. 2,700 sent to the hospitalUzi Baruch, 9/11/2018, 9:27 PM

Watch: Thousands in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Stunning footage shows tens of thousands of Jews gather near grave of Rebbe Nachman ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 1:16 PM

You don't need to go all the way to Uman

Rabbi says spiritual healing on Rosh Hashanah at Rabbi Nachman's Tomb can be achieved at King David's Tomb; 'They say it's just like Uman.'Benny Toker, 9/5/2018, 9:34 AM

'Rosh Hashanah on the Temple Mount - let no one be absent'

At night, student Temple Mount activists hang notices calling to ascend Temple Mount on Rosh Hashanah. By morning, they were destroyed.Mordechai Sones, 8/30/2018, 1:05 PM

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

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

'Stop causing people to hate Shabbat'

MK Eitan Cabel says bridge crisis example of policies causing secular Israelis to dislike Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 10:07 PM

Watchdog to probe sudden price hikes on Uman flights

The Israel Antitrust Authority to examine why prices on Uman-bound flights skyrocket preceding the Rosh Hashana holiday.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 11:34 AM

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

Israel, Ukraine, plan for Rosh Hashanah visitors to Uman

Israeli delegation meets with Ukranian government officials to discuss preparations for Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 3:23 PM

Israeli baby dies - in Uman

Baby visiting Uman with her parents dies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 1:16 PM

Hatzalah treats 20 cold-related emergencies in Uman in past days

'Strongly recommend anyone coming to Uman bring warm clothing and outerwear due to intensely cold weather region is experiencing.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 1:06 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

Rebbe Nachman coming to Israel?

Israeli government reportedly discussing with Ukraine possibility of bringing Hassidic leader's remains to Israel.David Rosenberg, 11/6/2017, 9:17 AM

Anti-Semitic vandals in Uman caught by police

Gang had sent pig's head to the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslev, sprayed visiting Jews with tear gas.Tzvi Lev, New York, 10/4/2017, 9:33 PM

Magen David Adom saves Uman stabbing victim

MDA receives phone call about Uman stabbing victim, paramedics arrive on the scene within seconds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2017, 2:26 PM

Watch: Dancing during 'Unetaneh Tokef' in Uman

Video captured by a non-Jew shows the spirited and energetic dancing that occurred during Rosh Hashana prayers in Uman.Tzvi Lev, 9/26/2017, 3:50 PM

Watch: Tashlich in Uman on Rosh Hashanah

Rare footage of Jews in Uman saying the traditional Rosh Hashanah prayer.Tzvi Lev, 9/26/2017, 9:03 AM

Over 1,000 treated in Uman by United Hatzalah

'It was remarkable to see the nature of injuries and be able to trace them back to the Uman experience.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2017, 11:29 AM

Rabbi Berland stopped at airport on way to Uman

Rabbi Berland prevented from leaving country despite permission to visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah by parole board.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 4:04 PM

Watch: The kitchen preparing food for 30,000 in Uman

Take a tour of the basketball-court-sized kitchen in Uman's Scheiner Hachnosas Orchim.Tzvi Lev, 9/19/2017, 11:10 AM

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

Rabbi Berland permitted to visit Uman - for a price

Breslov rabbi serving sentence for sexual assault permitted to fly to Uman for Rosh Hashanah - after putting up $210,000 bond.David Rosenberg, 9/18/2017, 10:27 AM

Watch: 'Get yourself on a plane' to Uman

Beinoni's new single honors 'the greatest Jewish gathering since days of old - Uman Rosh Hashanah.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2017, 11:54 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

Ukrainian authorities prepare for record 40,000 Jews in Uman

At least 10,000 more Jewish visitors expected to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashana than in previous years.JTA, 8/30/2017, 7:45 PM

Benefits versus costs in an Uman Rosh Hashanah

Tens of thousands in Uman on Rosh Hashanah leave children without parents and an orphaned holiday table. Is it worth the spiritual price?Uzi Baruch, 8/21/2017, 5:22 PM

'Why fly to Uman for Rosh Hashannah? Israel is much holier'

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem slams annual pilgrimages to Breslov Rebbe's tomb in Uman. 'It's only worthwhile for those already outside Israel.'Michal Levy, 8/20/2017, 6:14 PM

Israeli found unconscious in Uman

Medics treat haredi youth found unconscious in Uman, transfer him to hospital in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2017, 11:08 PM

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

Uman: “A significant development in the investigation”

The Attorney General’s comments indicate that the police may have information leading to the vandals who desecrated Rabbi Nachman’s tomb.Haim Lev, 12/29/2016, 9:43 PM

Netanyahu: Desecration of Rabbi Nachman's grave is 'terrible'

Prime Minister Netanyahu calls on the Ukrainian government to take action following the desecration of the grave of Rabbi Nachman in Uman.Chaim Lev, 12/22/2016, 12:08 AM

'Reinforce security at grave of Rabbi Nachman'

Deputy Education Minister calls on PM to work with Ukrainian Premier to improve security in Uman after holy site vandalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2016, 8:17 PM

Anti-Semitic vandals hurl pig's head into tomb of Rebbe Nachman

Tomb of Breslov founder desecrated as vandals throw pig's head with swastika into Uman compound.David Rosenberg, 12/21/2016, 8:51 AM

Ben Gurion airport prepares for mass flights to Uman.

Airport authorities are preparing for the yearly mass flights to the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslav in the Ukrainian town of Uman.Yoel Domb, 9/25/2016, 3:34 PM

Drama on Jewish bus in Uman

A tour bus in Uman, Ukraine was taken hostage by criminals who demanded money from the organizers of the trip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 7:56 PM

Watch: Hundreds Attend Funeral of Israeli Found Dead in Uman

Hundreds of people were participating Sunday in the funeral of Amir Ohana, the Israeli who went missing in Uman and was found Saturday.Moshe Cohen, 9/20/2015, 5:30 PM

Body of Missing Israeli Found in Uman

Amir Ohana, who went missing over Rosh Hashanah, found in a lake; he apparently fell in due to an epileptic fit.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2015, 8:42 PM

Missing Israeli in Uman: Important Testimony Received

As ZAKA rescue teams redouble efforts with witness testimony, ministers Deri and Elkin work to get permits to expand tools for search.Reut Hadar, 9/18/2015, 1:20 PM

Missing Israeli in Uman: Danger Rising by the Minute

ZAKA official describes desperate search 'leaving no stone unturned,' details dangers in forest as fears for life of epileptic Israeli grow.Benny Toker, 9/17/2015, 6:26 PM

Searches Intensify for Missing Israeli in Uman

Foreign Ministry and ZAKA join searches for Amir Ohana, the missing Israeli in Ukraine as wife asks public to help pray for his return.Cynthia Blank, 9/17/2015, 11:23 AM

Israeli Man Missing in Uman

Ukrainian authorities focusing on search for a body as Israeli man goes missing among 45,000 Rosh Hashanah visitors.Haim Lev, 9/16/2015, 11:08 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

The Miracle on the Plane to Kiev

Black Box Over Kiev reveals the miracle men that saved a plane by davening and learning the Torah of Rebbe Nachman on his birthday.Shira Nussdorf, 3/29/2015, 2:58 PM

'Rebbe Nachman' Tales to Hit the Big Screen

Novelist's journey back to his Jewish heritage inspires movie based on hassidic legend's teachings, featuring Israeli star Yehuda Barkan.Baruch Gordon, 10/1/2014, 3:37 PM

Ben Gurion Airport Sees Highest-Ever Traffic Over Holidays

Holiday travel sky-high: 521 aircraft to depart, arrive at Israel's airport in 24 hours - a new record.Tova Dvorin, 9/28/2014, 1:00 PM

Huge Crowds Expected at Ben Gurion for High Holidays

Some 1.4 million travelers are expected to pass through Ben Gurion Airport into and out of Israel during the High Holiday period.Moshe Cohen, 9/22/2014, 2:21 PM

No to Uman

There has to be an end to the meshugas of going to Uman.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 9/19/2014, 6:12 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

Foodless Uman Pilgrims Saved by Rabbi

About 100 pilgrims who were stuck in Moscow airport received kosher food thanks to Russia's chief rabbi.Gil Ronen, 9/9/2013, 10:03 AM

Ukraine: Top-Level Meeting Ahead of Jewish Pilgrimage

Hassidic rabbis meet Ukrainian leadership as annual pilgrimage to Uman is set to begin.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2013, 8:41 PM

‘Celebrity Rabbi’ Nixes Uman Trips: It’s Forbidden

Rabbi Avi Zarki slams annual pilgrimage to Ukraine. ‘The spiritual boost is not real.’Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 9:46 AM