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1. aliyah

noun. ['əˈliːə'] (Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah.

Synonyms

  • accolade
  • laurels
  • honor
  • award

Antonyms

  • reject
  • disrespect
  • refuse
  • unrighteousness

Etymology

  • עלייה (Hebrew)

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2. aliyah

noun. ['əˈliːə'] (Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel.

Synonyms

  • in-migration

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • עלייה (Hebrew)

Example sentences of the word aliyah


1. Noun, singular or mass
Typically, the young person turning 13 will lead part of a synagogue service in what is known as "aliyah," marking the first time they are entrusted with the responsibility.

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