The Aha! integration with Jira does many things right, what is missing for us is the ability to push Status and Release updates that are made in Aha!, to Jira.
To us, a big selling point of Aha! was the ability to manage the higher-level pieces (releases) in Aha! while allowing the dev teams to work in Jira. While I understand Aha! not deleting Jira issues, I do think that it is reasonable that it can change statuses. I'd also suggest that when an issue is deleted in Aha, a comment is made in the Jira issue to denote that deletion.
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We have launched an enhanced Jira integration. This integration will allow you to set status and release to be a 2-way sync, along with several other new capabilities including the ability to: