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Police: 117 COVID-carriers returned from Uman with fake tests

Police: 117 COVID-carriers returned from Uman with fake tests

After authorities find large numbers of Israelis returning from Uman faked COVID tests, at least 117 test positive for the virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2021 10:39
Bennett orders harsh measures against Uman COVID violators

Bennett orders harsh measures against Uman COVID violators

PM orders full enforcement against hundreds of Israelis who returned from Uman with fake COVID tests and spread the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 21:52
Dozens of Uman returnees may have falsified COVID tests

Dozens of Uman returnees may have falsified COVID tests

Magen David Adom says 10% of people returning from Uman tested positive for COVID. Police to charge those with fake tests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 20:26
Ukraine: Israeli man seriously hurt on way back from Uman

Ukraine: Israeli man seriously hurt on way back from Uman

46-year-old man in serious condition in traffic accident while returning from Uman after Rosh Hashannah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 18:04
Missionary activity in Uman

Missionary activity in Uman

Hundreds of pamphlets containing Messianic Christian literature were distributed to congregants arriving in Uman for Rosh HashanahArutz Sheva Staff , 09/09/2021 17:05
COVID testing in Uman collapses into chaos

COVID testing in Uman collapses into chaos

No one can return home without a test result, but many tests taken on Monday still weren't ready three days later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 16:14
Father of 10 identified as victim of Ukraine road accident

Father of 10 identified as victim of Ukraine road accident

Man killed in car accident near Uman, Ukraine, identified as Avraham Levi, a father of 10 from Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 11:21
Tragedy: One killed in traffic collision on way back from Uman

Tragedy: One killed in traffic collision on way back from Uman

Accident occurred on highway leading to Kiev. Several other passengers lightly injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 09:00
MDA teams in Uman report high percentage of positive tests

MDA teams in Uman report high percentage of positive tests

MDA teams running the testing centers in Uman report a high percentage of positive COVID-19 test results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2021 21:38
Who else is going to Uman? Israel's COVID Czar

Who else is going to Uman? Israel's COVID Czar

"It's my duty to be in problematic places," says Prof. Zarka as he flies out to supervise tens of thousands of Israelis over Rosh HashanahY Rabinovitz, 05/09/2021 20:46
Blacklisted: Hilltop Youth targeted by Ukrainian police in Uman

Blacklisted: Hilltop Youth targeted by Ukrainian police in Uman

Who provided Ukrainian police with names & photos of Hilltop Youth? Could it have been... the Shabak?Yehonatan Gottlieb, 05/09/2021 18:51
Ukrainian police targeting hilltop youth

Ukrainian police targeting hilltop youth

Complaints have surfaced that the Israel Police are helping the Ukrainian authorities to harass hilltop youth in Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff , 03/09/2021 15:57
Special restrictions for those traveling to Uman approved

Special restrictions for those traveling to Uman approved

Govt expects around 30,000 Israelis to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 15:30
MDA sends 70 EMTs to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

MDA sends 70 EMTs to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

MDA anticipates administering 10,000 Covid tests to ensure people returning from Uman do not spread Delta variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 18:47
New security measures installed for Uman Rosh Hashanah

New security measures installed for Uman Rosh Hashanah

Breslov officials say that security measures have been reinforced as part of lessons learned from previous years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 16:04
In Uman, a Jew collapses and dies

In Uman, a Jew collapses and dies

Jewish man visiting Uman for Rosh Hashanah collapses and dies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 13:39
Israeli authorities threaten 'delayed flights' for Uman travelers for forged COVID papers

Israeli authorities threaten 'delayed flights' for Uman travelers for forged COVID papers

According to report, travelers warned that if forged COVID papers are found, the entire flight could be delayed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 13:42
Outline for Rosh Hashanah flights to Uman approved

Outline for Rosh Hashanah flights to Uman approved

Passengers to Ukraine will be required to present a COVID-19 test result performed up to 72 hours before the flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 01:20
Travelers to Uman to test before boarding plane home

Travelers to Uman to test before boarding plane home

Minister Matan Kahana presents plan to allow hasidim to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah. 'This year, there will be no discrimination.'Hezki Baruch, 20/08/2021 08:15
Dr. Yakir Kaufman: 'Synagogue isn't more dangerous than a theater with hundreds'

Dr. Yakir Kaufman: 'Synagogue isn't more dangerous than a theater with hundreds'

No difference between flights to Uman and to USA, or between synagogues and theaters, coronavirus coordinator for haredi community says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2021 13:37
Ukraine OKs Uman pilgrimage for vaccinated arrivals

Ukraine OKs Uman pilgrimage for vaccinated arrivals

Ukraine health official approves arrival of hasidim, including Israelis, ahead of Rosh Hashanah.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 14/08/2021 21:13
MK Porush: 'Don't speak about Torah learning in yeshivas'

MK Porush: 'Don't speak about Torah learning in yeshivas'

MK Meir Porush slams 'bad' government's handling of coronavirus pandemic, says Torah study should not be spoken about publicly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 14:15
Uman outline: Special terminal for Hasidim, testing in Ukraine

Uman outline: Special terminal for Hasidim, testing in Ukraine

Charter flights will be significantly reduced. As long as Ukraine is 'green,' travel there will be allowed.Ido Ben Porat, 28/07/2021 20:58
MK Moshe Arbel meets Ukraine ambassador to discuss annual Uman pilgrimage

MK Moshe Arbel meets Ukraine ambassador to discuss annual Uman pilgrimage

MK Arbel meets Ukraine ambassador, expresses concern over 'current government's policies, behavior towards thousands of believing Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 18:51
Government prepares for Rosh Hashannah trip to Uman

Government prepares for Rosh Hashannah trip to Uman

Religious Affairs Minister meets director of Ben Gurion Airport to discuss annual hasidic pilgrimage to Tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 13:05
Breslov yeshivas to fly to Uman one month early?

Breslov yeshivas to fly to Uman one month early?

Breslov hasidim aim to prevent coronavirus restrictions from disrupting annual pilgrimage to Uman - by sending yeshiva students early.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 09:18
Rosh Hashanah in Uman back on the agenda

Rosh Hashanah in Uman back on the agenda

Religious Affairs Minister to meet with senior rabbinical figures in coming days.Hezki Baruch, 19/07/2021 02:07
Ukraine: 2 Israelis shot in Uman

Ukraine: 2 Israelis shot in Uman

Police on hunt for gunman after 2 Jews shot over Shabbat in city where Rabbi Nachman of Breslav is buried.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 08:32
Israelis will soon be able to fly to Uman

Israelis will soon be able to fly to Uman

Israel, Ukraine, work out plan to allow flights to resume, agree to appoint staffs to iron out details.Ido Ben Porat, 19/03/2021 12:19
Uman to be renamed for Nazi collaborator?

Uman to be renamed for Nazi collaborator?

Ukrainian senior academic proposes to rename city of Uman for Nazi collaborator.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 13/03/2021 19:04
Netanyahu, Ukrainian PM discuss pilgrimage to Uman

Netanyahu, Ukrainian PM discuss pilgrimage to Uman

Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on cooperation regarding the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/03/2021 22:25
Jewish teenager lightly wounded in attack in Uman

Jewish teenager lightly wounded in attack in Uman

3 men attack pair of Jewish teenagers in Uman, Ukraine, wounding one with a knife.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 20/10/2020 19:19
Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims leave Ukraine border

Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims leave Ukraine border

Pilgrims begin to turn back after being barred from Uman ahead of Rosh Hashanah.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2020 12:11
'We’re prepared to sacrifice anything to come to Uman'

'We’re prepared to sacrifice anything to come to Uman'

Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims stuck in Belarus still hoping to be admitted to Ukraine. “It’s unreal what’s going on here."Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/09/2020 07:53
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, 16/09/2020 18:38
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, 15/09/2020 10:35
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, 13/09/2020 16:38
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, 10/09/2020 21:30
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, 09/09/2020 08:23
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, 08/09/2020 13:38
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, 06/09/2020 13:14
Shining a light on anonymity

Shining a light on anonymity

Recognizing the righteous and stopping the bullies.Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, 03/09/2020 20:18
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, 02/09/2020 22:00
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, 02/09/2020 20:46
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, 01/09/2020 14:31
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, 31/08/2020 20:44
'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, 31/08/2020 12:53
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, 31/08/2020 11:43
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, 31/08/2020 07:01
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, 30/08/2020 14:02
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, 30/08/2020 00:27
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, 29/08/2020 22:24
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, 27/08/2020 23:34
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, 27/08/2020 21:28
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, 27/08/2020 14:46
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, 26/08/2020 14:42
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, 26/08/2020 14:35