"We asked the Belarusians not to let the pilgrims enter the Belarusian territory, they didn't listen, and not they will have to clean up."
Breslov pilgrims had hoped for last minute permit to enter Ukraine to go to Uman for annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage.
“At around 3 a.m. the wind started picking up, cold winds and children started shivering, and elderly people started turning blue.”
Israeli embassies in both countries are working to supply those trapped, who were forced to sleep outdoors on the ground, with humanitarian supplies.
Some pilgrims sleeping rough in parks without access to kosher food, basic amenities, condemn Israeli govt for thwarting annual Rosh Hashana pilgrimage
"The health care system has completely collapsed. Whoever comes here makes a dangerous, fateful decision. Do not do this."
The men were seen breaking down barriers set up at a structure that also houses the gravesite of Rabbi Nachman.
Every decision Netanyahu makes is tainted and motivated by what is good for him personally, and not for the country.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine is “very proud of this gathering” and does “everything to welcome our guests.”
Additionally, Ukranian President Vladimir Zelensky signed a decree to award the rabbi with the Order of Merit two weeks ago, the nation's highest honor.