KyivPost

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

Print version
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.
© AFP

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.

Read more here.

The Kyiv Post is disabling its online comment section due to an increase in trolls, violent comments and other personal attacks. Other news organizations worldwide have taken similar steps for the same reasons. The Kyiv Post regrets having to take this action. The newspaper believes in a robust public debate, but the discussion must be constructive and intelligent. For the time being, the Kyiv Post will allow comments on its moderated Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/kyivpost/. The newspaper will consider hosting online comments again when circumstances allow. Thank you from the Kyiv Post.

KyivPost

© 1995–2015 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.