Not too long ago, Breslover Chassidim were so ridiculed that they were often compelled to hide their affiliation. When their friends and neighbors would hear that the Chassidim were willing to pay thousands of dollars to travel halfway across the globe to a backward town in the Ukraine for Rosh Hashanah, leaving their wives behind, [...]
Our men's trip will be led by the Sweet Singer of Breslov, Reb Yosef Karduner, Reb Chaim Kramer and Reb Zvi Kramer and we will arrive in Uman for Rebbe Nachman's Birthday - Rosh Chodesh Nissan. The trip will begin in Kiev on March 15th, 2017 and return Sunday, March 18th. Contact the email@example.com for more [...]
The following transcription was taken from Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Rosenfeld's lecture given after his blocked attempt to reach Rebbe Nachman's grave in 1974. Halacha requires that a person should stand at the time this Korban is being sacrificed, and it is as if this person is standing in the Beis Hamikdash (temple). This is the power of "shlucho [...]
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.
Enjoy this very interesting Uman video featuring BRI's Reb Gil Bashe.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Chaim Kramer takes questions and answer about Uman and Breslov Chassidut from students in Yad Binyamin, Israel.
Find out why tens of thousands of people travel to Uman for Rosh Hashana, and what Rebbe Nachman of Breslov teaches us about this special time.
Filmmaker Maya Batash’s spiritual journey began three years ago, when she took her first trip to Uman, Ukraine, to visit the gravesite of Rebbe Nachman, the father of the Breslov Hasidic movement. “Have you ever planned a journey somewhere but don’t know why you’re going?” Batash asked me recently, as she sipped herbal tea in [...]
One of Rebbe Nachman's main teachings was to be with him for Rosh HaShanah. Ever since the pilgrimages in the times of the Rebbe, Breslover Chassidim from far and wide have done everything possible to heed his call. But so many of us have difficulties that seem to hold us back from traveling to the [...]
Why You? Why you? Because you owe it to yourself. You owe it to your neshamah, your soul. And you owe it to those you love. You even owe it to the entire world. What is it that you owe? You owe being the very best you that you can be. The soul of every [...]