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  • n. A gathering of Hassidic Jews for the purpose of inspiring each other.

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  • The discussion went on all night long, with everyone at the farbrengen trying to explain this totally unorthodox, seemingly unacceptable idea, with no success.

    Chabad.org Weekly Magazine [ Passover 5770 - March 29, 2010 ]

  • Many of these discussions took place at gatherings (a farbrengen is an infomal, but very serious, gathering of Chassidim of all ages, with the goal of doing -- and being -- what the Rebbe wants; is often consumed and people bare their hearts and minds to one another).

    Chabad.org Weekly Magazine [ Passover 5770 - March 29, 2010 ]

  • At a farbrengen in Kfar Chabad (the Chabad-Lubavitch village in Israel) was Rabbi Mendel Futerfas, a salty

    Chabad.org Weekly Magazine [ Passover 5770 - March 29, 2010 ]

  • But there was one story -- said Reb Mendel to his fellow Chassidim at the farbrengen that night -- that, try as he might, he could not figure out what was its spiritual point ... until now.

    Chabad.org Weekly Magazine [ Passover 5770 - March 29, 2010 ]

  • "That's ridiculous," piped a realist, "and not at all feasible." farbrengen (chassidic gathering focused on self improvement), and the speaker elaborated, among other things, on the importance of spending one's time wisely.

    Chabad.org Weekly Magazine [ Va'era 5770 - January 15, 2010 ]

  • I just got back from a farbrengen, a chassidic gathering, in honor of this occasion.

    Judeopundit

  • The Rebbe felt this topic important enough to speak about PUBLICLY at a public farbrengen, on

    Vos Iz Neias - (Yiddish:What's News?)

  • With apologies to that sensitive person who can't stand hearing "the lubavitcher rebbe this the lubavitcher rebbe that wherever I look", at that farbrengen the Rebbe spoke of births, and we all understood that being at labor is fine.

    Vos Iz Neias - (Yiddish:What's News?)

  • Video: At a Yud-Tes Kislev farbrengen, Rabbi Yossi Chazan, a Chabad rav and mashpia from Manchester, England, tells an incredible story of the Lubavitcher Rebbe that provides a lesson for the current situation with the Geulah ...

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • "With apologies to that sensitive person who can't stand hearing" the lubavitcher rebbe this the lubavitcher rebbe that wherever I look ", at that farbrengen the Rebbe spoke of births, and we all understood that being at labor is fine.

    Vos Iz Neias - (Yiddish:What's News?)

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  • n a gathering of Hassidic Jews for the purpose of inspiring each other.
    n. chassidic gathering focused on self improvement
    n. an infomal, but very serious, gathering of Chassidim of all ages, with the goal of doing -- and being -- what the Rebbe wants; is often consumed and people bare their hearts and minds to one another.
    --collected from EXAMPLES

    1. Farbrengen (/fɑrbrɛnɡɛn/, from the Yiddish פארברענגען, meaning "joyous gathering"; German verbringen "to spend time/solidarity/festivity together" is a Hasidic gathering. This term is only used by Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidim, as other Hasidim have a tish or a botteh. --Wikipedia

    May 6, 2015