Arutz Sheva: SMS calls Ukraine’s Jews to pray on Yom Kippur

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Sept. 25, 2012, 8:15 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Arutz Sheva

Ultra orthodox Jews offer prayers in the small Ukrainian city of Uman, some 200 kms south of Kyiv on September 9, 2010.

Arutz Sheva

Ukraine’s Chief Rabbi is announcing prayer times through SMS as well as on television to encourage the Jewish community to attend synagogue on Yom Kippur. 

“Every year, more and more people arrive” to synagogues from Ukraine’s 300,000-member Jewish community, Chief Rabbi Moshe Reuven Asman told Arutz Sheva.

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