Passover customs

Name of speaker: 
Julie-Dalia Bitan
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Translation: 

General translation:

At the first day of the Hebrew month, Nisan, they roast and grind wheat into flour. According to her, they had no ‘bsisa’ ceremony like the tradition in Tunisia.

In Passover they cleaned and koshered a special place for baking matzot. People used to arrive to bake the matzot. The matzot are baked in a Tabun oven. The matzot had holes. The women used to knead and roll dough and the men put in the Tabun oven.

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