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
The attacker was a local resident.
11:25, 22 October 2020
One of them stabbed a 17-year-old Bratslav Hasid with a knife, resulting in a wound on his cheek.
15:27, 18 October 2020
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 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
Pilgrims could spark a coronavirus outbreak in town, mayor says.
19:30, 03 July 2020
Police will monitor compliance with the restrictions and may fine for quarantine violations.
12:04, 08 April 2020
The clinic that United Hatzalah runs in Uman with cooperation of other groups has 20 staff members and works 24 hours a day throughout the holiday.
14:56, 14 September 2018
This year, the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year, is celebrated September 9-11.
17:30, 09 September 2018
A group of perpetrators who planted explosives in the town full of Hasidic pilgrims also committed another 11 terrorist acts, the official says.
11:20, 07 September 2018
<p>A celebration of Rosh Hashanah in the central Ukrainian city of Uman has been marred by an explosion that authorities say lightly injured two Israeli pilgrims, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).</p>
00:57, 22 September 2017