[Sephardic Hebrew shah-lawm ah-le-khem; Ashkenazic Hebrew shaw-luh m ah-ley-khem, ah-ley-khem, shah-lohm]
- peace to you: a conventional Jewish greeting, the reply being aleichem shalom.
- Sho·lom [shaw-luh m] /ˈʃɔ ləm/or Sho·lem [shoh-lem, -luh m] /ˈʃoʊ lɛm, -ləm/or Sha·lom [shah-lohm] /ʃɑˈloʊm/, pen name of Solomon Rabinowitz, 1859–1916, Russian author of Yiddish novels, plays, and short stories; in the U.S. from 1906.
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- peace be to you: used by Jews as a greeting or farewellOften shortened to: shalom
- 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
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