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Ukraine: Rosh Hashanah In Uman

Thousands of Hasidism followers from around the world gathered in Uman, about 200 kilometers south of Kyiv in Cherkaskoyio region, to mark Rosh Shan - Jewish New Year. The city is a pilgrimage site for Hasidic Jews to the burial site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, a great grandson of the founder of Hasidism. Rosh Hashanah is celebrated on the night of 13 to 14 September 2015. Correspondents of Radio Liberty arrived in Uman before, to see how Jewish worshipers and visitors have fun after the Sabbath (Saturday) - the day of rest, and get ready for the holiday.


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