Images of the Ukrainian border where more than a thousand Hasidic Jews are blocked | AFP

Images of the border crossing of Novi Yarylovychi where more than one thousand Hasidic Jews including children, who have sought to travel to a pilgrimage site in Ukraine, are being held up at the country’s border with Belarus due to coronavirus restrictions. Tens of thousands of Hasidic Jews travel every Jewish New Year to the central Ukrainian town of Uman to visit the tomb of Rabbi Nahman, the founder of the Breslov Hasidic movement.

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