n. Emigration from Israel.
Ehud made yerida by moving to Los Angeles from Tel Aviv.
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
ירידה 'going down,' opposite of aliyah, to ascend, the term used for when people move to Israel.
- 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
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Who Uses This
generally used to indicate a disapproving stance toward emigration
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