n. Demonstration, protest.
For the second time today, rowdy Hafganos were held in Yerushalyim. (source)
"The Belzer Rebbe is cited among other Gedolim as forbidding participation in a hafgana unless the protest had a legal permit" (source)
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
Hebrew הפגנה 'hafgana,' pl. הפגנות 'hafganot.'
- 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
- Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations
- North America
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Plural hafganot (hafganos in Ashkenazi pronunciation).
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