Ukraine stops accepting US vaccination cards?

We have received reports that the Ukrainian Border Patrol stopped honoring US CDC vaccine cards as proof of vaccination today for some people. Some were allowed entry through the border with the vaccination cards but others were denied entry and needed the Vdoma app. If you are 18 or older, we recommend…

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Packing list for Uman Rosh Hashanah

This packing list has been making the rounds in different groups on Whatsapp and it is very helpful whether you are a first timer or a regular in Uman for Rosh Hashana. I don't know who the original author is but we have also added on some small additions here and there:…

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Ukraine updates rules for entry

Ukraine has once again updated their rules for entry to their country: A person who has only received one dose (and of course two doses) of the vaccine OR has a Certificate of Recovery from Coronavirus can now enter Ukraine without any restrictions (no quarantine app, no getting tested in Ukraine upon…

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Shiner’s Hachnosas Orchim opens today

Hachnosas Orchim "Azmin" headed by Rav Eliezer Shiner (Shiner's) announced that from today the Hachnosas Orchim will be open everyday from 6 pm for dinner. Free of charge for everyone! One can also buy tickets to eat all the Shabbos meals there for only 15 dollars as well.

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New rules for entering Ukraine

Due to the new Delta variant that is spreading across the world, Ukraine has updated its rules for entering the country and is now requiring quarantine for individuals who are not vaccinated. This is a very important update as Rosh Hashanah is getting closer. These new rules take effect next week on…

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The shoemaker’s shul in Uman now under Jewish control

The last remaining shul building besides the old Breslov kloyz (that recently became refurbished) that still remains till today is now once again under Jewish control after efforts from Breslov askanim (activists). This Shul was attended by the shoemakers and workers in the city and according to Breslov tradition it is the…

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