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The Times of Israel: Police to double security escort for pilgrimage to Ukraine

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Sept. 7, 2012, 9:34 a.m. |

Some 20,000 Israeli followers of the Hasidic mystic Rabbi Nachman of Breslav are expected to make the annual pre-Rosh Hashana pilgrimage to the Ukrainian village of Uman.
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 Some 20,000 Israeli followers of the Hasidic mystic Rabbi Nachman of Breslav are expected to make the annual pre-Rosh Hashana pilgrimage to the Ukrainian village of Uman to visit his burial site next week. According to a report in Yedioth Ahronoth, 130 flights will depart Ben Gurion International Airport for Ukraine between Sept. 11-16.

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