Community life and mutual aid

Name of speaker: 
ʿAmos Ḥen (Ḥassan)
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Agriculture
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
75
Year of immigration: 
1952
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2019
Hebrew translator: 
Yaffa Tobiak

Translation: 

General translation:

It was good. There was no fear. Everyone was ok. We left the synagogue. We went outside to the market, to hang out. I mean, we were free – you’re not scared.

Perish the thought that an Arab would do something terrible to a Jew, “his luck would fall” (expression). The Jews there are hot-headed and love each other very much.

We are from Tripoli and we spoke proper Tripolitanian, not like the way they speak in the villages. For instance, “Would y...read more