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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Joint Israeli-Ukrainian Statement on Uman Rosh Hashanah

Department of Communications of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, published on August 18, 2020 at 14:00 Full Statement: At the initiative of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, Rosh Hashanah has acquired the status of a national holiday in Ukraine. At the same time, this year's epidemic situation…

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The Na Nachs are going out to protest next week

Next week on Erev Rosh Chodesh Elul, a group of Na Nachs along with their famous Na Nach vans will be protesting on the streets of Tel Aviv. The protest is against the Israeli govt's attempts to prohibit flights to Uman for Rosh Hashanah. Ziv-Moshe Levy, the organizer of the protest, told…

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