The employees of frontier service began to issue the first arrived in Ukraine Hasidic pilgrims heading to Uman to celebrate the Jewish New year – Rosh Hashanah. This reports the press center of the state border service of Ukraine.
“More than 130 pilgrims on their way to Ukraine several organized groups to celebrate the Jewish New year, issued yesterday, border guards of Mostyska detachment at the checkpoint “Krakovets” that on the Ukrainian-Polish border,” – reports the Agency.
In addition, the registration of pilgrims has begun and on a Separate checkpoint “Kyiv”. It is expected that during the day, the capital will take 20 flights, which will arrive about 3 thousand people.
While the dense flow arriving is expected on Thursday and Friday, just before the beginning of the celebrations.
Recall, every year in Uman is a pilgrimage of Jews who are followers of the Bratslav Hasidism (one of the trends in Hasidic Judaism), on the grave of their spiritual leader Tzadik Nachman.
Traditionally, they come to this city in September, because for them, Uman – one of the most revered shrines, the annual mass pilgrimage site.
This year the celebration will begin on Sunday 9 September and will continue until Tuesday 11 September.