Breslover

Pronunciations

Breslover (BREHS-luh-ver) listen

Definitions

  • n. A follower of the Hasidic branch of Judaism that adheres to the teachings of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, the great-grandson of the Baal Shem Tov.

Example Sentences

  • Josh is out dancing with the Breslovers on Ben Yehuda Street.

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • ברעסלאַװער Breslaver

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Breslaver, Braslover

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