Tag Archives: Rosh Hashanah

Kiev and Israel Prepare For Uman

On Monday, a preparatory meeting took place in the Israeli consulate in Kiev ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage of Jews to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.  Organizers expect that the annual pilgrimage to the gravesite of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, … Continue reading

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Will Measels Tarnish Rosh Hashana In Uman This Year Again

 Last winter a drastic increase in measles cases was documented both in Israel and the United States. According to information that was received by the Health Ministries in both Israel and the United States the disease was spread by those … Continue reading

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Inscribe Yourself In The Book of Lifesaving

Every single day, more than 1,000 people in Israel find themselves in the worst scenario that they have ever been in their lives. They are facing severe medical crises and are in need of emergency assistance. When these moments happen, … Continue reading

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Israeli Delegation of Emergency Services Meet With Ukranian Government to Discuss Preparations For Rosh Hashanah Pilgrimage to Uman –

In preparation for the tens of thousands of Jewish visitors who will be heading to Uman, Ukraine this year for Rosh Hashanah, an Israeli delegation of representatives from emergency services met with representatives of the Ukrainian government. High ranking Ukrainian … Continue reading

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High Risk Patient Goes Missing Erev Rosh Hashanah

The night before Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteers from the Rechavia neighborhood of Jerusalem received a call for assistance to help search for a high-risk missing person. The missing person, a 92-year-old man living with Alzheimer’s, had wandered off from … Continue reading

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87 People Treated For Medical Injuries In Uman As Of Tuesday Afternoon

United Hatzalah volunteers in Uman, both local and visiting, have treated 87 people for a variety of medical injuries as of Tuesday afternoon, a day before Rosh Hashanah begins. As the throngs of worshippers gathered in the city where Rebbe … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens Supply Depot in Uman Enabling Travelling EMS Personnel to Treat Tourists and Locals

Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization continues to expand its international operations for communities around the globe. United Hatzalah has opened a new medical supply depot in Uman, Ukraine, ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage that takes place during the High … Continue reading

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Leaving an Impression: An EMT and an Emergency Doctor Give the Gift of Life on the Jewish New Year

It occurred only two years ago, when emergency medical technician (EMT) Moshe Jaffe, a lawyer by trade, saved the life of a man in synagogue while he was praying on the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. Moshe recalled the story … Continue reading

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