The city prepared for the holiday.
In Ukraine to celebrate the Jewish New year, Rosh Hashanah profit of nearly thirty thousand pilgrims Hasidim. All believers are sent to the Uman – the burial place of Rabbi Nachman.
In the city set point with free food, which was organized by the pilgrims of the United States. In the Central stores prices are quoted in Jewish shekels. Also commodity prices inflated several times.
Roads are blocked, all transport is checked.
Add that almost half of all the Hasidim who arrived already drunk. Moreover, after the pilgrims are mountains of garbage that the local housing and communal services do not have time to take.
The national police announced that they expect the arrival of 30-35 thousand people. Now on duty in Uman 450 police officers from the Cherkassy region, as well as 60 police patrol of Nikolaev, Kherson and Zhytomyr regions. Cops will stay in town until September 13.
This year, the border guards took the Hasidim mostly in airports “Boryspil”, “Zhulyany”, “Lviv” and “Odesa”, and also at checkpoints on the border with Poland, Romania and Slovakia.
Note that this year’s celebration will be held from 9 to 11 September.
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