Blessing for baby Raḥel

 

To the blessed memory of Shlomo Ziafti, Raḥel Ziafti (of Menashe), Yosef Yeshaʿyahu, Tsion Yeshaʿyahu and the mother Ester Yeshaʿyahu (of Menashe)

From Meʾir Shaked collection

Name of speaker: 
Shlomo Ziafti
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Butcher
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
63
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Persian
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yosef Yeshaʿyahu Z"L
Year of recording: 
1963
Hebrew translator: 
Meʾir Shaked

Transcription: 

A partial translation:

What is she saying?

Crying, do you want a pacifier?

My dove in the clefts of the rock, hiding in the stairs, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice: for your voice is pleasant, and your countenance is comely

A young bird (a baby), eyes

The girl is beautiful

God save this girl, a beautiful and sweet girl

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