A tragic incident occurred in Uman on the second day of Rosh Hashanah when an Israeli man from the southern Israeli city of Netivot collapsed and passed away shortly later.
David Mirilashvili, z’l, 55, collapsed after Minchah in front of his children at the entrance to the tzion of Reb Nachman M’Breslov. Hazalah paramedics carried out resuscitation techniques but were forced to pronounce his death at the scene shortly later.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry is working to transfer his body to Israel.
An estimated 45,600 Jews spent Rosh Hashanah in Uman.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)