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Israeli health minister: Room for COVID optimism as ‘R’ drops to 0.85

Health Ministry: 696 people in serious condition Saturday night, positivity rate at 6.57%

14% of Uman returnees positive for COVID

Approximately 25,000 Israelis traveled to Uman for Rosh Hashanah to celebrate the holiday at the graveside of the founder of the Breslov hassidic group.

Bennett: Severe measures against Uman travelers who faked COVID clearance

According to the government's new decree, any such person may face criminal charges of fraud, deception and intentional dissemination of a disease.

Israeli killed, 10 hassidim injured in car crash in Ukraine

A car crash on a road leading to an airport left one Israeli dead and 10 injured.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Uman struggle to get COVID-19 test results

Around 30,000 hassidim traveled to Uman this year to pray near the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov in the annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage, some 10,000 of whom arrived early.

Israeli suffering severe COVID-19 symptoms to be evacuated from Uman

A man arrived in Uman last week and was COVID-19 symptom free, it is suspected he was infected in Ukraine, and he is now in serious condition. He will be brought to Israel on a rescue flight.

Israel's COVID czar to travel to Uman on Rosh Hashanah

Tens of thousands of hasidim travel to Uman in Ukraine each year to pray at the tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov. Zarka will help ensure that the rules set by the two governments will be followed.

COVID cabinet approves Uman travel outline ahead of Rosh Hashanah

Thousands of hassidic and other Jews are set to travel to the city of Uman to visit the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.

COVID cabinet to review Uman travel outline on Sunday

The coronavirus cabinet will review an outline on Sunday that will allow hasidim to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.

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