aliyah


aliyah
noun
1. (Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah
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he was called on for an aliyah

Topics: ↑Judaism
Hypernyms: ↑award, ↑accolade, ↑honor, ↑honour, ↑laurels
2. (Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel
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students making aliyah

Topics: ↑Judaism
Hypernyms: ↑immigration, ↑in-migration

Useful english dictionary. 2012.