Definition of farbrengen in English:


Pronunciation /fəˈbrɛŋɡən/


(also ferbrengen)
  • A Hasidic gathering, usually with eating, drinking, singing, and discussion of Hasidic teachings, held especially on the Sabbath and other festivals or significant days.

    The term is used by Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidim: other Hasidim refer to such a gathering as a bote or tish.


1960s; earliest use found in Jewish Heritage. From Yiddish farbrengen social gathering, use as noun of farbrengen to spend (time) from German verbringen, in the same sense from ver- + bringen.