Roberta Sheps <roberta.sheps@...>
On the question of confusion among Isaac, Sholom, Shlomoh, Zalman, Sol,
Solomon etc, Michael Bernet has written, inter alia:
<< Shalom is a good (and common) Hebrew first name. .....
Shlomoh, .... is a totally different name >from Shalom, although the
Perhaps the confusion comes >from the English in the sense that Jews names
Just to add to the confusion, my father was Sam in English, and his
parents called him Shmiel, but his Hebrew name was not, as I had
thought, Shmuel, it was Sholem.
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