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  • proper noun A female given name of modern American usage, a variant of Aaliyah.

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  • Aliyah, the Hebrew word for the act of moving to Israel, signifying “going up” to the holy land is also the title of Auerbach’s 1992 book of photographs of the new olim.

    Photography in Palestine and Israel: 1900-Present Day.

  • Aliyah is 22 now, still hovering at 90 pounds, the dark skin of her Indian roots hugging bone, a boyishly feminine lesbian with cropped black hair gelled into a tussle atop her head, long eyelashes and sharp cheekbones.

    A gay Muslim, tested by faith and family

  • The girl, given the name Aliyah by police, was found on Tinline Street in Bury, Greater

    BBC Manchester | Manchester

  • On tonight's NCIS finale - "Aliyah" - the team flies to Tel Aviv, Israel for a

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  • In April 1926 the Idelson family reached Palestine as part of the Fourth Aliyah, which is generally considered to have been a non-pioneering aliyah.

    Beba Idelson.

  • Immigrant absorption in Israel comes with perks and is called Aliyah, [ "go up"] and is a fundamental concept of Zionism enshrined in Israel's Law of Return, which permits any Jew from any where in the world the legal right to government assisted immigration and settlement in Israel, automatic Israeli citizenship, unemployment benefits, free medical, and subsidized housing.

    Zion's Zealots

  • Michele Bachmann, failed GOP presidential candidate to seek fourth term in Congress: report According to a new poll, only 37% believe she should seek another term By Aliyah Shahid / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Justin Hayworth/AP Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said Wednesday that she'll seek another term in Congress.

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  • Glengyron - these days the idea of Aliyah existing to provide Jews a safe haven from anti-Semitism is no longer valid - if it ever really was.

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  • His store, near Lefferts Avenue, has no sign out front, but it has items for sale displayed in the window and is known as Aliyah's, according to a neighbor.

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  • Just take away "Aliyah" and you can be kosher again in the eyes of the world!

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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