Synonyms of aliyah


1. aliyah, award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels

usage: (Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah; "he was called on for an aliyah"

2. aliyah, immigration, in-migration

usage: (Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel; "students making aliyah"

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Definition and meaning of aliyah (Dictionary)