Rosh Hashanah celebration: Over 29,000 Hasidim arrive in Uman

Source : 112 Ukraine

The National Police specified that three criminal cases were opened against the pilgrims
14:17, 7 September 2021


Over 29,000 Hasidim pilgrims have arrived in Uman for celebration of Rosh Hashanah as Deputy Head of the National Police of Ukraine Oleksandr Fatsevych reported.

“Since the arrival of the pilgrims to the territory of Uman city, 38 reports were received. On the results of their consideration, six administrative protocols were compiled: two on the violation of the terms of stay in the territory of the city by pilgrims, also toward disorderly conduct and one administrative protocol on the violation of the rules of the traffic,” Head of the Chief Department of the National Police in Kyiv in Cherkasy region Mykhailo Kuratchenko informed.

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Moreover, the law enforcers have started three criminal proceedings: due to the spread of the certificates on PCR tests with signs of forgery, provision by the citizen of Israel of the driver license with signs of forgery and sell of bats, electric shocker and knives.

The police hold forensic studies on cases.

Kuratchenko added that in general, the situation in the city is controlled.

As of now, about 1,000 law enforcers guard the public safety in the pilgrimage center.

The interstate HQ works in Uman, it was created on the order of the Interior Minister of Ukraine and includes the representatives of the National Police, Emergency Service and migration service.

Related: Rosh Hashanah in Uman: Live from the scene (photo, video)

Head of the delegation of Israeli police Daniel Agam noted that 11 police officers have arrived to Uman to serve at the pilgrimage site and to help the Ukrainian colleagues.

As we reported, the first cases of coronavirus infection were recorded among Hasidic pilgrims who came to celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Uman.

The Breslov arrive to Uman every year for celebration of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah. They come from Israel, the US, Canada, Western Europe and other countries. This year, Rosh Hashanah is celebrated on September 6-8; you can read more about it HERE.


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