Mitzva of hospitality

To my brothers Meʾir and Tsvi Mizraḥi Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Naftali Mizraḥi
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Carpenter
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
81
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018

Transcription: 

Batya Mazor Hoffman 

"Mean dachil dela dilia, eina kisufa" – On the Mitzva of hospitality

Once there was a Jewish merchant, who wandered from city to city to sell his commodity. The man went out of the town of Zakho through Amadiya, stayed there until Friday at noon and wondered what he would do, as he does not want to violate the Shabbat. He asked passers-by about the residence of the town's acham (wise...read more