Jewish wartime pilgrimage to Ukraine: “We fear God’s judgment more than Russian tanks”
In the Ukrainian city of Uman, 35,000 Jewish pilgrims visit Rabbi Nahman's Tomb, an annual event to mark the Jewish New Year. We take you among the tired travelers and open up our reporter's notebook.
Editor’s Note: Nestled as we are in the week between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we wanted to bring you a story related to the history of Jewish people in Ukraine – a history that stretches back a millenia to near the formation of the Kievan Rus by Vikings.
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