Share this entry

Sholom Aleichem Syllabification: Sho·lom A·leich·em
Pronunciation: /ˈSHōləm əˈlākəm/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Sholom Aleichem in English:

( 1859–1916), US Yiddish writer; born in Ukraine; born Solomon J. Rabinowitz. He wrote about common Russian Jews who lived in small towns. His stories, especially Tevye’s Daughters (1894) formed the basis for the musical Fiddler on the Roof (1964).

Definition of Sholom Aleichem in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on Sholom Aleichem

Nearby words

Word of the day doofus
Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
noun
a stupid person