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Definition of "yerida" [yerida]

  • The emigration of Jews from Israel (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yerida" in a sentence
  • "Though more Israelis emigrate (derogatorily referred to as yerida "going down," in Hebrew) than repatriate, in 2008 the difference between the two - 8,500 - was the lowest since 1987."
  • "But 5 years and Kat's yerida notwithstanding, it is still holding true."
  • "On the other hand, the secular nationalism of Zionism and the state of Israel has messianic religious underpinnings, both conscious and unconscious, and the use of the Hebrew language provides a host of examples of this (such as calling immigration to Israel aliyah - ascent, and emigration yerida - descent)."
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