shalom aleichem

shalom aleichem

[Sephardic Hebrew shah-lawm ah-le-khem; Ashkenazic Hebrew shaw-luhm ah-ley-khem, ah-ley-khem, shah-lohm]
peace to you: a conventional Jewish greeting, the reply being aleichem shalom. Unabridged


Sholom [shaw-luhm] , or Sholem [shoh-lem, -luhm] , or Shalom [shah-lohm] , (pen name of Solomon Rabinowitz) 1859–1916, Russian author of Yiddish novels, plays, and short stories; in the U.S. from 1906. Unabridged
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Aleichem (ɑːˈleɪçɛm)
Sholom, real name Solomon Rabinowitz. 1859--1916, US Jewish writer, born in Russia. His works include Tevye the Milkman, which was adapted for the stage musical Fiddler on the Roof

shalom aleichem (ʃaˈlɔm aˈlexɛm, English ʃəˈlɒm əˈleɪxəm)
Often shortened to: shalom peace be to you: used by Jews as a greeting or farewell

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