amazing photos from Uman Rosh Hashanah 2021

These pictures were taken by the amazing photographer Yosef Chaim Goldschmidt and posted with full permission. Please check out and support his work - There is also a Facebook group for all of his photos (I did not post all of them here) - These pictures are in no particular order.

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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…


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:…


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…


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.