Uman mayor briefs on COVID-19 cases among Hasidic Jewish pilgrims Testing costs were covered by the pilgrims.
03:59, 16 September 2020
COVID-19 lockdown: Hundreds of Hasidim pilgrims amass at Belarus-Ukraine border (Video) Hasidim from different countries do not give up attempts to get to Ukraine for Rosh-Hashanah.
16:10, 15 September 2020
Jewish Сommunity of Ukraine appeals to interior minister Avakov to secure Hasidic pilgrims 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
Ukraine's government decides to limit Hasidim trips to Uman amid Rosh Hashanah In 2019, more than 30,000 pilgrims came to the town to celebrate the 5780th Jewish New Year.
10:40, 18 August 2020
Ukraine's MFA: Cabinet doesn't give permission for pilgrimage of thousands of Hasidim to Uman The ministry continues consultations with the relevant Ukrainian central executive agencies and the Israeli side.
15:25, 10 August 2020
Israel opposes Ukraine pilgrimage over coronavirus fears – media 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
Ukraine to allow at least 5,000 visitors to Uman for Rosh Hashanah – media 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