Watch: Hundreds of Breslov Jews stuck on Ukraine-Belarus border

Watch: Hundreds of Breslov Jews stuck on Ukraine-Belarus border

Hundreds of Breslov Hassidim being blocked from entering Ukraine by armed guards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2020, 6:38 PM
2,500 Breslov hasidim stuck in Belarus

2,500 Breslov hasidim stuck in Belarus

Thousands of Breslov hasidim hoping to visit Uman for the upcoming holidays find themselves stuck on Belarus-Ukraine border, barred entryArutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2020, 10:35 AM
Report: Ukraine to allow limited number of pilgrims to visit Uman

Report: Ukraine to allow limited number of pilgrims to visit Uman

Deal reportedly reached with Ukraine to allow 150 Breslov hasidim from Israel to visit Uman during Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2020, 4:38 PM
Ukraine deports 2 Hasidic Jews

Ukraine deports 2 Hasidic Jews

Ukrainian government deports two young pilgrims who broke apart metal barriers at tomb of Rabbi Nachman in Uman.AFP, 9/10/2020, 9:30 PM
New hope for Breslov chassidim? Israeli police to head to Uman next Sunday

New hope for Breslov chassidim? Israeli police to head to Uman next Sunday

Israeli government sources say the delegation is flying out at the request of Ukrainian authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2020, 8:23 AM
Breslov Hasidim look to increase number of pilgrims allowed in Uman

Breslov Hasidim look to increase number of pilgrims allowed in Uman

Despite deadlock with the Ukrainian govt regarding plan to allow Rosh Hashannah pilgrimage, coming days will see additional negotiations.Michal Levy, 9/8/2020, 1:38 PM
5-7 thousand pilgrims to be allowed into Uman?

5-7 thousand pilgrims to be allowed into Uman?

Breslav movement says Israeli government must repair damage done to movement's image by controversy over pilgrimage to Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2020, 1:14 PM
Shining a light on anonymity

Shining a light on anonymity

Recognizing the righteous and stopping the bullies.Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, 9/3/2020, 8:18 PM
Uman, Judaism, Coronavirus, and Pogroms

Uman, Judaism, Coronavirus, and Pogroms

I couldn't be more strongly opposed to this mass trip to Uman. But this year, I found that I could be even more strongly opposed.Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 9/2/2020, 10:00 PM
Israeli Ambassador to Ukraine: Bring the attackers of Jewish youth to justice

Israeli Ambassador to Ukraine: Bring the attackers of Jewish youth to justice

Ambassador Joel Lion meets local officials, Breslov representatives in Uman, calls for justice after young Hasid attacked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 8:46 PM
Report: Jewish man attacked and injured in Uman

Report: Jewish man attacked and injured in Uman

Ukrainian youths reportedly assault Hasidic Jews visiting Uman, injuring one of them. Police have opened investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 2:31 PM
Jewish pilgrim hasid tested positive for coronavirus

Jewish pilgrim hasid tested positive for coronavirus

Uman Mayor Alexander Tsibiri says he does not trust pilgrims who "sneak" into Ukraine when they say they do not have coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 8:44 PM
'Breslovers who visit Uman now are getting beaten up'

'Breslovers who visit Uman now are getting beaten up'

Rabbi Shalom Arush says 'things have gotten out of control' in Uman, with Jewish visitors attacked by locals.Michal Levy, 8/31/2020, 12:53 PM
Ze'ev Elkin: 'Ukrainians do not work for us'

Ze'ev Elkin: 'Ukrainians do not work for us'

Min. Ze'ev Elkin says team will do maximum to allow pilgrimage to Uman, but warns Ukraine has 'already made their decision.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 11:43 AM
South Carolina congressman asks Trump to pressure Ukraine to allow Rosh Hashanah pilgrims

South Carolina congressman asks Trump to pressure Ukraine to allow Rosh Hashanah pilgrims

South Carolina congressman Jeff Duncan calls on Trump administration to intervene on behalf of Hasidic Jews looking to visit Uman this year.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/31/2020, 7:01 AM
Watch: Breslov hasidim forced to board return flight to London

Watch: Breslov hasidim forced to board return flight to London

Breslov hasidim who landed in Kiev, Ukraine, from London, UK, are ordered to reboard plane. All the hasidim are British citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2020, 2:02 PM
New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

PM Netanyahu taps Min. Ze'ev Elkin to head team of ministers charged with reaching agreement on travel to Uman, Ukraine.Hezki Baruch, 8/30/2020, 12:27 AM
Locals in Uman, Ukraine scuffle with Jewish pilgrims

Locals in Uman, Ukraine scuffle with Jewish pilgrims

Ukrainian locals yell at Jews to leave Uman, say they're acting dangerously.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/29/2020, 10:24 PM
Chaos at Ben Gurion Airport: No departures for Ukraine

Chaos at Ben Gurion Airport: No departures for Ukraine

Ukrainian airline refuses to fly Breslov Hasidim who arrived at Ben Gurion Airport.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 8/27/2020, 11:34 PM
200 Breslov hasidim allowed into Ukraine after Netanyahu intervenes

200 Breslov hasidim allowed into Ukraine after Netanyahu intervenes

Israeli hasidim detained at Ukrainian airports for 8 hours allowed to travel on to Uman after PM Netanyahu intervenes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2020, 9:28 PM
MK Zohar: Hatred for haredim blinded people over Uman issue

MK Zohar: Hatred for haredim blinded people over Uman issue

Coalition chairman says ban on Uman pilgrimage is backfiring, claims anti-haredi bias is behind push to ban visitors.Y Rabinovitz, 8/27/2020, 2:46 PM
Ukraine bans entry of foreigners, blocking visitors to Uman

Ukraine bans entry of foreigners, blocking visitors to Uman

Ukrainian government issues temporary ban on the entry of foreigners into the country ahead of Rosh Hashannah and the annual Uman pilgrimageArutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2020, 2:42 PM
Yuli Edelstein: 'Don't fly to Uman'

Yuli Edelstein: 'Don't fly to Uman'

'Responsibility means not gathering together,' Health Minister Edelstein says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2020, 2:35 PM
'94% of Uman residents don't want hasidic visitors this year'

'94% of Uman residents don't want hasidic visitors this year'

MK Yulia Malinowski speaks with mayor of Uman, who says city and residents are not prepared for mass pilgrimage during COVID-19 crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2020, 9:59 PM
Coalition chairman floats outline to allow Uman pilgrimage

Coalition chairman floats outline to allow Uman pilgrimage

Coalition Chairman MK Miki Zohar presents plan to allow 6,000 Israelis to visit Uman this Rosh Hashanah despite opposition of COVID-19 Czar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2020, 8:58 PM
Haaretz columnist: If Gamzu gives in on Uman he's finished

Haaretz columnist: If Gamzu gives in on Uman he's finished

Haaretz economic commentator Nehemia Shtrasler warns Coronavirus Czar not to surrender to haredi opposition to his stance on Uman pilgrimageArutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2020, 6:54 PM
Ukraine restricts Jewish entry to Uman at Israel's request

Ukraine restricts Jewish entry to Uman at Israel's request

Ukraine, Israel agree to limit annual pilgrimage to Rabbi Nachman of Breslov in light of coronavirus risks.Gary Willig, 8/25/2020, 5:14 PM
Going to Uman - a terrible sin

Going to Uman - a terrible sin

It's very odd that on such a holy day, Rosh Hashannah, when we ask for mercy and blessings, people leave the Holy Land to pray. Opinion.Rabbi Moshe Tzuriel, 8/25/2020, 3:16 PM
PM Netanyahu to decide: Will Israelis be allowed to visit Uman this year?

PM Netanyahu to decide: Will Israelis be allowed to visit Uman this year?

PM Netanyahu to hold meeting on travel to Uman ahead of Jewish New Year. Coronavirus czar: 'Impossible to keep guidelines in Uman.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2020, 11:09 AM
Coronavirus Czar: I won't change my mind on flights to Uman

Coronavirus Czar: I won't change my mind on flights to Uman

Prof. Ronni Gamzu doubles down on opposition to Uman pilgrimages during coronavirus pandemic, urges gov't to block mass gatherings in Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2020, 10:21 PM
'Ban on travel to Uman - A slap in the face to thousands of worshipers'

'Ban on travel to Uman - A slap in the face to thousands of worshipers'

Housing Minister slams coronavirus czar for calling for ban on travel to Rabbi Nachman's grave in Uman this Rosh Hashannah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2020, 9:30 AM
Israel, Ukraine issue joint statement on Rosh Hashanah in Uman

Israel, Ukraine issue joint statement on Rosh Hashanah in Uman

Governments ask Jewish pilgrims not to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah this year due to coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2020, 4:02 PM
Ukraine to limit number of people allowed to visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Ukraine to limit number of people allowed to visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Ukraine Interior Min. Avakov says mass events cannot be held during pandemic, country will limit number of Jews allowed in for holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2020, 10:14 AM
Ukraine to let Israelis visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah?

Ukraine to let Israelis visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah?

Ukraine to let in at least 5,000 Uman pilgrims for Rosh Hashanah, chief rabbi says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/1/2020, 8:42 PM
Ukraine to bar Israeli visitors to Uman this Rosh Hashannah

Ukraine to bar Israeli visitors to Uman this Rosh Hashannah

Israeli visitors to be barred from flying to Ukraine for annual Uman pilgrimage, says Ukrainian government, citing coronavirus spike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2020, 1:45 PM
Report: About 30 Ukrainians rampage, beat Jews in Uman

Report: About 30 Ukrainians rampage, beat Jews in Uman

Witnesses describe 'pogrom' as 30 men attack Jewish worshipers near grave of Rebbe Nachman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 2:47 PM
Jewish man stabbed at Rebbe Nachman's grave in Uman

Jewish man stabbed at Rebbe Nachman's grave in Uman

Man praying near grave of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov in Uman stabbed during Shabbat - by a fellow worshipper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 8:58 AM
3 haredi men released following arrest at stop over in Moldova

3 haredi men released following arrest at stop over in Moldova

The 3 had been sitting in jail, were released after paying a large fine and the costs of the trialArutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 8:06 AM
Hitler graffiti found near Rabbi Nachman's grave

Hitler graffiti found near Rabbi Nachman's grave

Graffiti image of Nazi leader found in Uman. Israel's ambassador to Ukraine condemns.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/13/2019, 5:53 PM
A behind the scenes look at Uman with YouTube star Meir Kay

A behind the scenes look at Uman with YouTube star Meir Kay

Watch social media star Meir Kay explore Uman, Ukraine before and after Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2019, 8:59 PM
Ukraine arrests officials seeking bribes from Jewish businesses

Ukraine arrests officials seeking bribes from Jewish businesses

As tens of thousands of Jews converged upon Uman for Rosh Hashanah, anti-corruption enforcement took place on the ground.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 11:29 PM
Uman: Local disguised as maintenance man caught stealing

Uman: Local disguised as maintenance man caught stealing

Local resident entered tomb of Rebbe Nachman disguised as maintenance worker and tried to empty out charity box before being caught.Ben Shaul, 10/3/2019, 2:16 PM
1,600 treated in Uman over Rosh Hashanah

1,600 treated in Uman over Rosh Hashanah

Tens of thousands of pilgrims visit Uman for Jewish new year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2019, 10:48 PM
Jewish activists to counter missionaries in Uman

Jewish activists to counter missionaries in Uman

Anti-assimilation group to fly in activists to counter missionary work by 'Messianic Jews' in Uman during Rosh Hashannah holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 12:44 PM
Flying to Uman? Don't forget travel insurance

Flying to Uman? Don't forget travel insurance

Foreign Ministry provides safety tips to those who plan on being in Uman for Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 2:12 PM
Health Ministry to travelers to Uman: Vaccinate against measles

Health Ministry to travelers to Uman: Vaccinate against measles

Ministry warns against measles outbreak in Ukraine, calling on those traveling there to make sure they are vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 4:49 PM
Ukraine and Israel prepare for Uman pilgrimage

Ukraine and Israel prepare for Uman pilgrimage

Israeli consulate hosts meeting of Israeli, Ukrainian, agencies in preparation for annual pilgrimage to Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 1:22 PM
Ukraine President to push for allowing synagogue construction

Ukraine President to push for allowing synagogue construction

Jewish leaders meet Ukrainian President Zelensky, thank him for 'fighting corruption and helping the Jewish community.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2019, 9:57 AM
They missed out on Uman, will be compensated for NIS 11,000

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

'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

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