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Honouring parents and treating the children with love and care

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

Marriage and livelihood in Israel and abroad

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
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2019

Dropping out of school and helping with the household through agriculture

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
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2019

Life in Gharyan and Tripoli

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

Military service

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: , Military
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2019

Childhood

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

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

Aliya to Israel and absorption

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

Abraham's tale ('utqul lu ya ibni')

In memroy of my parents, Sara and Kamayes Bublil and my grandmother Chmisa of Bublil

Name of speaker: 
Ḥaim Bublil
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Poet
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
60
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Documentation: 
Tsila Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

More info: 

Jews of Tunisia and Libya used to create gatherings of Haggada readings and share in Arabic the tale of Abraham’s journey to his faith in God. For further reading: Nahem Ilan, "A Midrash about the Patriarch Abraham in the Passover Haggadah of Djerba", Sefunot 6 (1992), 167-196.