Ukrainian News Interviews BRI In Uman
Dec03

Ukrainian News Interviews BRI In Uman

A local Ukrainian news company asked to interview BRI's Chaim Kramer and Gil Bashe about the yearly pilgrimage. What followed was an interested conversation about the yearly gathering. Click here to view.

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On The Road To Uman – Uman Video 2017
Dec03

On The Road To Uman – Uman Video 2017

Enjoy this very interesting Uman video featuring BRI's Reb Gil Bashe.

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One Jews Unique Uman Rosh HaShanah Experience
Dec03

One Jews Unique Uman Rosh HaShanah Experience

As in the previous year, I was again in Uman this Rosh Hashanah with my friends Daniel and Yaniv, who both traveled from Israel. At the end of Friday evening services, as we planned to leave the packed Ashkenazic synagogue where we had prayed, Yaniv and I found the aisle obstructed by two friends who [...]

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The Experience of YOUR Lifetime – Watch
Nov27

The Experience of YOUR Lifetime – Watch

Our latest BRI Experience to the Ukraine just returned and what a life-changing experience it was. Led by world renowned singer Reb Shlomo Katz and BRI's Reb Zvi Kramer this short, spirituality-packed journey was one not to be ever forgotten by those privileged to join. Together, we journeyed to Uman (Rebbe Nachman), Medzibozh (Baal Shem Tov), Berditchev [...]

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BRI Uman Kollel 2015 Schedule
Aug27

BRI Uman Kollel 2015 Schedule

Download (PDF, 1.14MB) To sponsor a class or the Kollel, click here. Kollel Venues:                                    

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Uman Rosh Hashanah 2015
Aug24

Uman Rosh Hashanah 2015

Where to stay in Uman, Rosh Hashanah, 2015.

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Audio Podcast: How Far Will They Go?
Aug12

Audio Podcast: How Far Will They Go?

The stories of the early travelers to Rebbe Nachman' and the other great Ukrainian Tzadikim's grave-site with Rabbi Nosson Maimon. Click here to listen.

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Uman Mikvah Almost Ready!
Aug02

Uman Mikvah Almost Ready!

Take a look at our new mikvah being built to provide pilgrims with a comfortable and spiritual stay!   Help us build, contribute today!

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Why I Keep Coming Back
Jul08

Why I Keep Coming Back

Born in Cuba, Nestor (Nachum) Gorfinkel is now a lawyer in Miami, Florida. He is married to Maria (Miriam) and has two children, Luis (Eliyahu) and Hannah. Nestor’s family fled Cuba to the United States about three years after Castro came into power.  His father had survived the war years in Siberia and in the [...]

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Beyond Logic
Jul08

Beyond Logic

I was raised in a religious home, but by the time I graduated high school, I was completely uninterested in religion. When my parents bribed me to spend the summer in Israel on a religious study tour, I thought, How bad could it be? I planned to show my face at the study sessions and [...]

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Incredible Video: Chaim Kramer’s 1974 Visit to the Soviet Union
Jul08

Incredible Video: Chaim Kramer’s 1974 Visit to the Soviet Union

The year was 1974. Uman was locked behind the Iron Curtain, and everyone was trying to get out -- except for Chaim Kramer. Be part of the Rebbe’s promise...build with us. Click here to find out how.

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There’s No “Body” In Uman
Jun22

There’s No “Body” In Uman

I grew up in a Conservative Jewish home in New Jersey. My family celebrated the Jewish holidays and went to synagogue on Shabbat. But they did not keep Shabbat or a kosher kitchen. Looking back, however, I can see little hints about the future. For example, all the other boys put on tefilin perhaps once [...]

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The Gift Of Uman
Jun22

The Gift Of Uman

Shimon Gross (a pseudonym) is a Chassidic businessman residing in London, England. He traveled to Uman for the first time in the winter of 2000. I was invited to join a group of chassidim touring the gravesites of the tzaddikim in the Ukraine. We  arrived in Uman late Thursday night. On Friday morning, we got [...]

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