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  • noun Plural form of aliya.


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  • In a letter from Tula (issue 26, June 25, 1887), Rosa Lifshits criticizes the granting of aliyas in the synagogue (when the men are called up to bless the Torah) to the highest bidders and to those who have ties with the gabbai (sexton), and also refers to the general atmosphere of mockery due to the numerous mistakes of the haftarah reader.

    Yiddish: Women's Participation in Eastern European Yiddish Press (1862-1903).

  • Sarfaraz Nawaz, who is also known as Seju aliyas Hakeem and Surfur Nawaz (31), hailed from Ernakulam, Kerala.

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