English

Life story: childhood, education and family

To my sister Zerifa (Zaqen) ʿAdika and to the Zaqen family

 
Name of speaker: 
Yosef Zaqen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Construction worker, driver, electrician, dancer and Kurdish dance instructor
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018

Engagement, wedding, marriage life and domestic violence

Dedicated to my son ʾAdir

Name of speaker: 
Zakia Ḥucha
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Geriatric care
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
85
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Making and earning from ʿaraq (drink)

Dedicated to my son ʾAdir

 
Name of speaker: 
Zakia Ḥucha
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Geriatric care
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
85
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Education, employment and Bar mitzva

Dedicated to my son ʾAdir

 
Name of speaker: 
Zakia Ḥucha
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Geriatric care
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
85
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Birth and bereavement

Dedicated to my son ʾAdir

 
Name of speaker: 
Zakia Ḥucha
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Geriatric care
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
85
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Shabbat, holidays and childhood memories

Dedicated to my son ʾAdir

 
Name of speaker: 
Zakia Ḥucha
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Geriatric care
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
85
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Birth story and midwife gift

In memory of my father Yona Gabbay Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Ḥabiba Masousani
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife; cook
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018

Daily life in Zakho

In memory of my father Yona Gabbay Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Ḥabiba Masousani
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife; cook
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018

Raising children and women's lives in Zakho

In memory of my father Yona Gabbay Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Ḥabiba Masousani
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife; cook
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018

Shabbat preparation and Shabbat dinner

In memory of my father Yona Gabbay Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Ḥabiba Masousani
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Housewife; cook
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Year of immigration: 
1951
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018