In El Oued (Souf), her mother used to make a living of grinding wheat. When they made Aliya, her mother continued to engage in grinding wheat and barley using a stone grinder, which was a very hard work.
Her father processed copper. He used to make copper coin ornaments. They were poor.
Dalia tells that her mother did not speak to her whilst she was grinding the wheat. Her father did not let her, because he feared sand might fly into the wheat....read more