Why Don't Israelis Like the Word "Aliyah" as Much as They Used to?

In anti- and post-Zionist circles, the verb of choice for immigrating to Israel has been replaced by something less romantic.

Members of the Falash Mura community arrive at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport on May 21, 2020. Flash90.

Members of the Falash Mura community arrive at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport on May 21, 2020. Flash90.

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Dec. 9 2020
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