If COVID couldn’t stop the mind-blowing annual pilgrimage to Rebbe Nachman’s grave, then nothing can
Is Rebbe Nachman playing a practical joke from beyond the grave, or is this Eastern Europe’s version of normal during a pandemic? And who paid for the shirts?
Anti-Semitic tensions are rising in Uman, Ukraine
It’s easier than ever to visit the gravesites of beloved rabbis and sages
Security concerns won’t derail annual Breslover pilgrimage to Uman
Women from all over the world will travel to Ukraine to pray at the grave of Hasidic leader Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
Plus chaos during Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman, and more in the news
A large cross installed without permits at the site of a mass Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage was recently vandalized with Hebrew graffiti pledging vengeance
Plus the politics of Israeli daylight savings time, and more
For hasidim traveling to Uman, lycra’s all the rage
Each year before Rosh Hashanah, thousands of Jews visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. Rodger Kamenetz joined them and brought along a friend: Franz Kafka.
Joining the Breslovers—and my cousin—for Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine
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