Bar mitzva and engagement in Nabeul

In memory of Mrs. Kuka Uzan Z"L, for the warm welcome and the willingness to share

Name of speaker: 
Kuka Uzan
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
71
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke
Year of recording: 
1996

Transcription: 

A. Tefillin. At night we bring the book back home. The people who have the means, bring the book back home. Then we sing for the tefillin, make four times the amount of ful and burek. We also make dinner for the entire family. Then, the following day we wear tefillin. On the day of the tefillin, we make couscous with our fingers, with vegetables and more. The people who have the resources donate money to the poor. It didn't matter how much you donate – every amount was highly welcomed. I re...read more