The Lid of the Bomb

Name of speaker: 
Avraham Ben-Eliyahu
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Merchant
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
80
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Dr. Assaf Bar-Moshe
Year of recording: 
1999

Translation: 

 A: so I…. during that time… The lawyer ˀAnwar Šaˀūl, (who was) a poet and writer, you know… I was always in contact with him, Yes. He told me: Abraham, would you do me a favor? I told him: What's going on? he said: when I got married, the first (Iraqi) pilot, Nāği…

.B: Nāği, the pilot

A: Nāği, the pilot. When I got married, what did he give me as a present? He gave me the lid of a bomb, the one that hits an airplane. Its lid. and he wrote on it: "A gift for my marriage" and tha...read more