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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