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An unidentified group has drawn a picture of Adolf Hitler near the grave. A suspect has been arrested, with the maximum sentence possible being 5 years in prison
“It’s wonderful here. There’s no place like this,” says Shula, a retired Shekem Electric executive whom I chatted with outside the tziyun. “This is my second time and it does something to my soul."
Tens of thousands of Jews gather in the central Ukrainian city each year on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, near what many believe is the burial site of Rabbi Nachman, an 18th-century luminary.
Amir Ohana, father of 3, is missing in Uman since Tuesday after heading into the forest to meditate.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON,SAM SOKOL
Last year he was a runner-up at the California competition.
For the thousands that descend on the tomb of Rebbe Nahman of Breslov, the week sojourn is a time of repentance and freedom.
By SAM SOKOL
Circumcision and other rituals at the grave of Rebbe Nachman have upset some of the locals and caused controversy back in Israel.
By JTA- CNAAN LIPSHITZ
Like Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Breaking Bad is a narrative that both celebrates the power of inspiration and the imagination and admonishes us mercilessly regarding their dangers.
By J.I. ABBOT
Hassidim's visit to rabbi's grave in Ukraine results in a fire, power shortages, a sewage flood and several arrests.
Eli Eliah was on pilgrimage to Rabbi Nachman's grave; disappeared during tashlich ceremony in river; 32,000 made pilgrimage to Ukraine.
By Gil Stern Stern SHEFLER
Man on annual pilgrimage to Rabbi Nahman's grave died while bathing in pool near Ukrainian town, Interfax news agency says.
Police detain dozens of people protesting against what they called an uncontrolled influx of Jewish pilgrims to town of Uman.
Israeli police say they will not increase number of liaison officers to be sent to beef up security at annual Rosh Hashana pilgrimage.
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