Arrived in Ukraine almost 30 thousand Hasidim

В Украину прибыли почти 30 тысяч хасидов

The Hasidim pass the border control in Ukraine

The most organized groups of Hasidim, namely more than 10 thousand people, arrived on 6 September.

The border guards at checkpoints on the state border has already issued nearly 28 thousand Hasidic pilgrims who arrived to celebrate the Jewish New year, Rosh Hashanah.

It is reported by the state border service on Sunday, September 9.

Each year 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.

“Most of the organized groups of the Hasidim, namely more than 10 thousand people, arrived on 6 September. Their design of the border guards was carried out mainly in airports Borispol, Zhulyany, Lviv and Odessa, as well as at checkpoints on the border with Poland, Romania and Slovakia”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that last year in points scored more than 20 thousands of Hasidim who arrived in organized groups.

Yesterday it was reported that in Uman arrived about 20 thousand pilgrims Hasidim. Law enforcement provides more than 600 Ukrainian police and 22 police officers from Israel.

Uman is a place of pilgrimage because in this town buried spiritual leader of the Hasidim – Rabbi Nachman.

The Hasidim believe that the meeting Rosh Hashanah at the grave of Nachman brings happiness for the whole year.

Earlier it became known that the Hasidim made a drunken brawl in the plane, which went from Israel to Ukraine.

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