Alya is a Hebrew name that means “ascent” or “rising”. This name has both biblical and modern connotations, representing spiritual growth and personal achievement. In Jewish tradition, the name Alya is often associated with the saying “aliyah laTorah”, which means “to ascend to the Torah”, referring to the honor of being called up to read from the Torah during a religious service. Today, the name Alya is popular among Jewish families who want to give their daughter a name that reflects a positive, uplifting spirit.

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