Breslov and Uman in the media this week

This week, in the Israeli media, there were many new stories about the situation regarding Uman Rosh Hashanah. Many interviews were conducted with Breslov Chassidim in Uman and Israel and the Bresov protests were also covered. It also causing quite a stir in the Israeli government. But after all that, there are…

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Uman Rosh Hashanah Update

This is an update regarding Uman Rosh Hashanah 2020 as of September 3: The Ukrainian border remains closed preventing anyone who is not a citizen from entering the country. There are some exceptions to the rules but 99% of Breslov Chassidim do not fall into any of exception categories. It is being…

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Health Restrictions heavily enforced in Uman

Many Breslov Chassidim have already arrived in Uman for Rosh Hashanah weeks earlier than usual. This is because of Ukraine's recent announcement that their borders will be closed till September 30th. There are now around 5000 Breslov chassidim who have arrived early in Uman and it is being conveyed to them through…

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Update: Ukraine closes its borders 2 days early

Update Friday Morning Aug 28 9:20 AM Israel Time: Ukraine officially closed its borders at 12 am last night in a surprising move. The original date was motzei shabbos. Many flights from Israel were cancelled and people who went this morning to fly with connecting flights were not allowed on the plane.…

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