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Posts Tagged: Uman pilgrimage

September 16, 2020 10:52 am
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Ukraine and Belarus Argue Over Hasidic Jewish Pilgrims Stranded at Border

Ukraine accused Belarus on Wednesday of trying to escalate a row over 2,000 Hasidic Jewish pilgrims stranded at a border crossing after Ukrainian border guards...

September 15, 2020 6:28 am
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Hasidic Jewish Pilgrims Block Ukraine Border When Barred Entry

Hundreds of Hasidic Jews who set off on a pilgrimage to Ukraine despite coronavirus restrictions blocked the frontier on Tuesday after border guards would not...

August 30, 2020 10:19 am
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Despite Limits on Uman Pilgrimage, Some Hold Out Hope to Visit for Rosh Hashanah

JNS.org - Each year, tens of thousands of Jews from across the world make a pilgrimage to Uman, Ukraine, to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish...

August 25, 2020 10:54 am
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Ukraine to Restrict Jewish Pilgrimage in Response to Israel Plea

Ukraine said on Tuesday it would limit the number of Hasidic Jews planning to enter the country for an annual pilgrimage after Israel voiced feared the event...

August 18, 2020 1:28 pm
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Israel and Ukraine Urge Pilgrims Not to Make Annual Trip to Tomb of Revered Hasidic Rabbi

Israel and Ukraine issued a joint statement on Tuesday effectively canceling the annual pilgrimage to the tomb of a venerated Hasidic rabbi due to the...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Publishes Guidelines to Combat...

As the world prepares to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, the leading international organization dedicated to preserving the...

Israel

Israel Extradites Sex-Crime Suspect Leifer to Australia

A former Australian school principal accused of sexually assaulting students was extradited to Australia on Monday under an order from Israel's Supreme Court, her lawyer said. Malka Leifer had fought her...

Middle East

Turkey Hopes Mediterranean Talks Can Calm Choppy Waters With EU

After a five-year hiatus marked by grievances over their rival claims to Mediterranean waters, Turkey resumes talks with Greece on Monday in the first test of its hopes to reverse...

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