"Going up." The honor of being called to recite the blessings before and after the Torah reading. Also refers to immigration to Israel, to "make aliyah" to Israel; plural: aliyot. Lit. "Ascent."
Learn why we count each day of the seven-weeks between Passover and Shavuot, known as “the omer” period, and how to say the blessing.
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