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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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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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United Hatzalah Opens New Chapter In Kiev, Inaugurates Ambulance In Uman

A moving ceremony took place on Sunday night in the central Chabad house of Kiev in Ukraine. 20 new volunteer EMTs graduated from their lengthy training program and will now be joining United Hatzalah’s worldwide network of EMS volunteers. The … Continue reading

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I Don’t Go To Uman Just to Pray, I Go to Save Lives

“My name is Avi Tenenbaum. I am a United Hatzalah volunteer and I was spent the past week in the Ukrainian town of Uman as a mispallel as well as a volunteer first responder, acting both as an EMT and … 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 Builds New Chapter in Uman, Ukraine – Organization Now Active in Five Countries

A groundbreaking ceremony took place in Uman, Ukraine on Friday, ahead of the upcoming High-Holiday season. During the ceremony, United Hatzalah inaugurated a new chapter in its fifth country. The Ukranian chapter of United Hatzalah will now be spearheaded from … 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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Israelife – providing a framework for volunteer rescue operations in Israel and around the world

“The ‘Giving Honor’ project is one of the initiatives that we at Israelife are most proud of. As the number of holocaust survivors dwindles each year, we are proud that we can help maintain their health and provide assistance with whatever they need.” Continue reading

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