Only vaccinated pilgrims will be allowed to cross in, while talks are now underway on Israel sending surplus COVID-19 vaccinations to Kyiv.
18:20, 21 March 2021
Israel is not yet planning to approve the Covishield vaccine used in Ukraine.
09:25, 09 March 2021
Testing costs were covered by the pilgrims.
03:59, 16 September 2020
Hasidim from different countries do not give up attempts to get to Ukraine for Rosh-Hashanah.
16:10, 15 September 2020
The UJCU's appeal followed a joint statement by the governments of Ukraine and Israel saying this year's pilgrimage is allowed.
16:00, 19 August 2020
In 2019, more than 30,000 pilgrims came to the town to celebrate the 5780th Jewish New Year.
10:40, 18 August 2020
The ministry continues consultations with the relevant Ukrainian central executive agencies and the Israeli side.
15:25, 10 August 2020
The Bratslav Hasidic movement has criticized the Health Ministry's approach to the Uman pilgrimage, arguing it is being misrepresented.
23:55, 04 August 2020
In pre-coronavirus times, about 30,000 Jews from around the world would spend Rosh Hashanah in Uman every year.
14:40, 02 August 2020