News and updates about Uman

Israeli ambassador to Ukraine: 'Don't come to Uman this year'

'Ukraine has not yet reached decision regarding travel to Uman ahead of Jewish New Year,' ambassador says.

Israeli ambassador to Ukraine: 'Don't come to Uman this year'

Ukraine Ambassador: No Rosh Hashannah visits Uman due to war

Ambassador says foreigners will not be allowed to make traditional pilgrimage to gravesite of famed hasidic sage this year.

Ukraine Amb: No Rosh Hashannah visits to Uman due to war

Uman targeted in Russian attacks

An Uman Jew compares Putin to Hitler, says Ukrainian soil is soaked in Jewish blood and now they're suffering again.

Uman targeted in Russian attacks player

Babyn Yar wasn’t bombed - but Zelensky finds a useful tool to rally Jews to his cause

Ukrainian president plays up Russian bombs which landed near - but did not hit - Babyn Yar memorial, and in Uman.

Babyn Yar wasn’t bombed - but Zelensky uses claim to rally Jews

Just 40 Jews left in Uman as Russian invasion of Ukraine continues

Six days into Russian-Ukrainian war, nearly all Jews evacuated from popular Breslov pilgrimage site.

Just 40 Jews left in Uman as invasion of Ukraine continues

Uman rabbi calls on Israelis to leave Ukraine

Rabbi Yaakov Jan warns Israelis to get out before expected Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Uman rabbi calls on Israelis to leave Ukraine

Israeli police cancel investigations for 150 travelers from Uman

'Bennett should be ashamed of himself.' 75% of cases dropped against Israelis suspected of faking COVID tests to return from Uman.

Israeli police cancel investigations for 150 travelers from Uman

14% of Israelis returning from Uman infected with COVID-19

The Health Ministry suspects dozens of forging their COVID documents in order to be permitted to return to Israel.

14% of Israelis returning from Uman infected with COVID-19player

Over 1,600 Israelis returning from Uman test positive for COVID

Number of Israelis returning from Uman testing positive for COVID soars to over 1,600.

Over 1,600 Israelis returning from Uman test positive for COVID

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.

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

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.

Bennett orders harsh measures against Uman COVID violators

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.

Dozens of Uman returnees may have falsified COVID tests

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.

Ukraine: Israeli man seriously hurt on way back from Uman

Missionary activity in Uman

Hundreds of pamphlets containing Messianic Christian literature were distributed to congregants arriving in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Missionary activity in Uman

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.

COVID testing in Uman collapses into chaos

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.

Father of 10 identified as victim of Ukraine road accident

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

Accident occurred on highway leading to Kiev. Several other passengers lightly injured.

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

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.

MDA teams in Uman report high percentage of positive testsplayer

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 Hashanah

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

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?

Blacklisted: Hilltop Youth targeted by Ukrainian police in Uman

Ukrainian police targeting hilltop youth

Complaints have surfaced that the Israel Police are helping the Ukrainian authorities to harass hilltop youth in Uman.

Ukrainian police targeting hilltop youth

Special restrictions for those traveling to Uman approved

Govt expects around 30,000 Israelis to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.

Special restrictions for those traveling to Uman approved

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.

MDA sends 70 EMTs to Uman for 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.

New security measures installed for Uman Rosh Hashanah

In Uman, a Jew collapses and dies

Jewish man visiting Uman for Rosh Hashanah collapses and dies.

In Uman, a Jew collapses and dies

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.

Israeli authorities threaten Uman travelers

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.

Outline for Rosh Hashanah flights to Uman approved

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.'

Travelers to Uman to test before boarding plane home

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.

'Synagogue isn't more dangerous than a theater with hundreds'

Ukraine OKs Uman pilgrimage for vaccinated arrivals

Ukraine health official approves arrival of hasidim, including Israelis, ahead of Rosh Hashanah.

Ukraine OKs Uman pilgrimage for vaccinated arrivals

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.

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

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.

Uman outline: Special terminal for Hasidim, testing in Ukraine

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.'

Ukraine ambassador meets MKs to discuss annual Uman pilgrimage

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.

Government prepares for Rosh Hashannah trip to Uman

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.

Breslov yeshivas to fly to Uman one month early?

Rosh Hashanah in Uman back on the agenda

Religious Affairs Minister to meet with senior rabbinical figures in coming days.

Rosh Hashanah in Uman back on the agenda

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.

Ukraine: 2 Israelis shot in 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.

Israelis will soon be able to fly to Uman

Uman to be renamed for Nazi collaborator?

Ukrainian senior academic proposes to rename city of Uman for Nazi collaborator.

Uman to be renamed for Nazi collaborator?

Netanyahu, Ukrainian PM discuss pilgrimage to Uman

Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on cooperation regarding the coronavirus.

Netanyahu, Ukrainian PM discuss pilgrimage to Uman