Breslover

Alternative Spellings

Breslaver, Braslover

Definitions

  • 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

Dictionaries

None

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