Over 13,000 Hasidic Jews to arrive in Ukraine to celebrate Rosh Hashanah

02.09.2016 15:20 4760

Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) has scheduled 73 flights from Israel and Poland due to arrival of more than 13,000 Hasidic Jews in Ukraine.

This is reported by the press service of the Kyiv International Airport.

"Traditional ‘Hasidic program’ is planned at the Kyiv International Airport this year: 73 flights and 13,500 pilgrims," the statement reads.

The traditional pilgrimage of Hasidic Jews starts to Ukraine on the eve of the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah, which is celebrated on October 2-4.

Kyiv International Airport hosts a so-called "Hasidic program", increasing number of flights every year.


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