aliyah

Definitions of aliyah
  1. noun
    (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
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    type of:
    accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels
    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
  2. noun
    (Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel
    “students making aliyah
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    type of:
    immigration, in-migration
    migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
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