ʿAyin Hara (the evil eye)

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
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Translation: 

General translation:

Julie tells about the folk belief in Ayin Hara (the evil eye). She claims that they did not fear Ayin Hara and did not use expressions like “ḥamsa” (a protection amulet). Only a few used these kinds of expressions.