- emigration from Israel
- Ehud made yerida by moving to Los Angeles from Tel Aviv.
Languages of Origin
ירידה 'going down,' opposite of aliyah, to ascend, the term used for when people move to Israel.
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
generally used to indicate a disapproving stance toward emigration
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