Police began preparing for the pilgrimage of Hasidim to Uman

Полиция начала подготовку к паломничеству хасидов в Умань

A meeting of the leadership of the interior Ministry with the delegation from Israel

To Ukraine there will arrive 20 police officers from Israel for assistance in the conduct of Rosh Hashanah – the New year on the Jewish calendar.

Ukraine has started preparations to maintain order during the annual pilgrimage of Hasidim to the city of Uman, Cherkasy region on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah – the New year on the Jewish calendar. About it reports a press-service of the interior Ministry on Monday, July 30.

“Great attention to the arrival of the pilgrims, and the route and venue,” – said the Deputy head of the national police – head of patrol police Alexander Fatsevich at the meeting with the delegation of Israel in Kiev.

First Deputy head of the national police – the chief of criminal police Vyacheslav Abroskin said that the police will take into account the experience of previous years.

“In our experience, the criminal groups that organize provocations during the event, not anti-Semitic. Their main task is to discredit the Ukrainian police. All attempts of provocations will get a severe response,” he said.

First Deputy Minister of internal Affairs Sergey Yarovoy said that the process of safety will be actively involved Israeli police. He noted that the work on the venue will involve police, the group of tactical and operational response, cynologists and bomb experts.

In turn, the head of emergency situations Department of the Israeli police Rafael Cohen reported that 20 police officers will arrive to assist in the event.

“They will remain until the full completion of activities to ensure that everything went without incidents,” he said.

In nyneshnego the celebration of Rosh Hashanah will be held in early September.

We will remind, last year in Uman arrived more than 30 thousands of Hasidim from different countries, including USA UK, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, Argentina.

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.

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