In Ukraine to celebrate the Jewish New year Rosh Hashanah in Uman net profit of 28 thousand pilgrims Hasidim. This was reported by the press service of the gpsu.
“In General, the state border service officers at checkpoints on the state border, has already issued almost 28 thousand pilgrims,” – said in the message.
In the border service said that every year on the celebration of the Jewish New year, Rosh Hashanah will arrive in Ukraine tens of thousands of Hasidic pilgrims visiting the town of Uman in the Cherkassy region.
This holiday occurred in the period from 9 to 11 September.
As noted, most organized groups of Hasidim, namely more than 10 thousand people, arrived on 6 September. Their design of the border guards was carried out mainly in the airports “Boryspil”, “Zhulyany”, “Lviv” and “Odesa”, and also at checkpoints on the border with Poland, Romania and Slovakia.
In a press-service of the Ministry said that the state border service in advance worked out a set of measures to see organized groups of Hasidim.
“Held a special training for inspectors, border guards on signs of forgery of passport documents and identification of persons, worked out the procedure for obtaining preliminary information about arrival of organized groups and the implementation of border control at separate traffic lanes, increased the number of jobs and border duties”, – frontier guards noted.