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Jewish New Year Celebrations In Pilgrimage City Of Uman, Ukraine

Jewish New Year Celebrations In Pilgrimage City Of Uman, Ukraine
Jewish pilgrims gathered in the Ukrainian city of Uman to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, on September 9. The city was was the final home of Reb Nachman, a Jewish spiritual leader who founded the Breslov Hasidic movement, and thousands of people come to visit his grave each year. The majority of the estimated 30,000 pilgrims were visiting from Israel.