Life in Safed and first settlement in moshav (village) Nofekh

Name of speaker: 
Yosef Buḥbut
Participants in the conversation: 
Sima Buḥbut
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Farmer and The Municipality of Petaḥ Tikva employee
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
76
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Documentation: 
Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2019

Translation: 

We lived in Safed for four and a half years. One day my husband told me: "Get up, I'm going to Nofekh Village." My late mother said: “If you love my daughter, you must live next door to me here in Safed. I need Sima's help." My husband had no choice. But in Safed it was very cold and he was used to the heat of the center (Rinatia and Nofekh are close to PetaḥvTikva). All winter my husband sat at home. He was mostly in bed, didn’t work or anything because of the cold...read more