Pogroms against the Jews of Algeria under the Nazis

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

Transcription: 

General translation:

At first, there was a good relationship between the Muslims and the Jews. They even used to invite one another to weddings. The Jews did not eat at Muslim weddings; just watched the celaebrations and played a musical instrument called Zarman. The Arabs came to Jewish weddings, ate and participated in the celebration.

Until the Germans came (during World War II). That was on a Shabbat day, suddenly aircrafts covered the skies and darkened the day. We ra...read more