English

Honour parents

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Ḥenna crushing song for the bride and her family

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Song for a groom

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

The seven days of preparation for the wedding in Djerba

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Life story

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Song for a groom on his wedding day

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Father's song for the birth of the son

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Mother's song for the birth of the son

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Song for a bride on her wedding day

Name of speaker: 
Louisa Buchris
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Event singer
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Year of immigration: 
1948
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Yom Kippur in Djerba

In memory of S'ada Trabelsi, who lived in Djerba most of his life

May these conversations become a memory of this dear man, that the tradition of his ancestors was his guideness 

Name of speaker: 
S'ada Trabelsi Z"L
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Merchant
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
73
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke
Year of recording: 
1996

Translation: 

A. Then pray. The prayer begins. The entire day goes to prayer.

B. Why pray? What are you praying for?

A. We're not going out. We pray Shaḥarit (morning prayer).

B. What are you praying for? Why pray?

A. Why pray?! Yom Kippur!

B. What do you want? for what?

B. Why pray Yom Kippur?

A. Why Yom Kippur?

B. Yes. Why make this holiday?

A. Why do it? It's Yom Kippur. It is Yom Kippur… not from the Tora. It is probably called Kippur, by H...read more