Visitors discovered a pig’s head at Nachman of Breslov’s gravesite in Ukraine. The perpetrators also sprayed tear gas. Local police opened an investigation.

The pig's head

The pig’s head Phot credit: Rabbi Yisrael Elhadad/ Channel 2 News

Today (Wednesday), visitors discovered a pig’s head at Nachman of Breslov’s gravesite. In addition, a blood-like liquid was spilled and tear gas was sprayed towards the worshippers at the scene.

Most of the damage was caused to the women’s area. Local police opened an investigation but no arrests were made yet.

From the scene

From the scene Photo credit: Moshe Ovadia/ Channel 2 News

“I was shaken to the depths of my soul to hear about the horrible and barbaric desecration at the gravesite of Rabbi Nachman in Uman,” stated Israeli Minister Aryeh Deri. “I will contact the Ukrainian President to act quickly against the perpetrators and to increase security at the site.”