We Are Read in Ukraine – Shai Afsai of Providence was in Uman, Ukraine for the annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Rebbe Nachman of Breslov’s resting place. Clockwise from top left: Daveed Sausen, Yaniv Tsaidi, Yossi Sausen, Shai Afsai, Ezra Sausen, Yonatan Sausen and Leeam Tsaidi. Shai and Yaniv have been friends since meeting at summer camp in New England as pre-teens, and have been together in Uman three times for Rosh Hashanah. Yaniv and Yossi are both graduates of Providence’s New England Academy of Torah and now live in Israel. This was the first time all three friends met up in Uman. Yaniv and Yossi also brought some of their children on this year’s pilgrimage.
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