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  • Israeli yeshiva student drowns during Uman pilgrimage

    October 2, 2011 | 1:17 pm

    An Israeli yeshiva student drowned on a pilgrimage to the grave of a Chasidic rabbi in the central Ukrainian city of Uman.

    Eli Eliah, 19, drowned on Sept. 29, the first day of Rosh Hashanah, before the traditional Tashlich ceremony in a river that runs through the city, according to...