For all those that saw the post on Dreaming of Moshiach about Rav Berland shlita, I must emphasize that my cousin who is one of his students from many many years said Rav Berland DID NOT tell his followers not to buy tickets. Also, Rav Brody emphasized that the opposite is true, the followers including one of his greatest - Rabbi Arush have all bought tickets. Uman is not something to put off until something actually happens. Even if the war were to break out right before Rosh Hashanah, just the fact that a person buys a ticket to go to the tzaddik is a tremendous thing for that person and his family. In any case, I still believe that no one will tell us exactly when the Geula is coming, so we have to live normally until then.
I wish you all a very meaningful, teshuva'dik chodesh Elul!