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Singing and dancing could be seen in the terminal of the airport as tens of thousands of people make their way to Uman ahead of Rosh Hashanah. Armed with siddurim, Sifrei Torah, and guitars, one can feel the excitement as people make their way to check in counters on their yearly pilgrimage. The new fashion this years seems to be shemiras eyinaim bands for navigating the airport.
Beginning on Sunday, 26 Elul 5773 until erev Rosh Hashanah 5774, 20,000 mispallalim will be making their way from Eretz Yisrael to Uman on 115 flights to spend Rosh Hashanah at the tziyun of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov ZT”L ZY”A.
The busiest day will be Monday, 27 Elul, with 7,585 travelers scheduled to depart from Ben-Gurion International Airport on 47 flights. 4,397 passengers were scheduled to depart on Sunday on 27 flights.
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