Aliya and settlement in the Negev

Name of speaker: 
Sara Atias
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
83
Year of immigration: 
1955
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:

Sara made Aliya in 1955. They came by ship to the port of Haifa. There, a truck waited for them and took them straight to moshav Yoshivia. In Yoshivia, they received iron beds and straw mattresses, one Primus stove for cooking and one for making hamin (a Jewish stew). They call the hamin- ‘t’fins’.

The living conditions in the moshav at that time were not as good. Sewage ran in the  streets. They washed their laundry by hand.

They received a one-bedro...read more