The Rabbi's wife

To my brothers Meʾir and Tsvi Mizraḥi Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Naftali Mizraḥi
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Carpenter
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
81
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo- Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman

Transcription: 

One day the Rabbi's wife told her husband: your wisdom is not your wisdom, it arrived from me.

He answered: after all I read the Tora, people are eager to hear my words, I am a butcher and an examiner, how is it possible that all derives from you?

She replied: let's get divorced and see. You will have a simple woman and I will find an ignorant man.

The Rabbi and his wife divorced, each one of them went their separate ways. T...read more