English

Aliya and childhood

In memory of my daughter, Ruti Ḥafzadi Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Pinḥas Ḥafzadi
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Security person and policeman, worked at the prime minister's office
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Shira Levi

The resistance and the military

In memory of my daughter, Ruti Ḥafzadi Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Pinḥas Ḥafzadi
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Security person and policeman, worked at the prime minister's office
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: , Military
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Shira Levi

The family's story

In memory of my daughter, Ruti Ḥafzadi Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Pinḥas Ḥafzadi
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Security person and policeman, worked at the prime minister's office
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
87
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Shira Levi

Aliya to Israel and stories about her father

In memory of my parents, Ḥacham Shmuʾel Baruch and my mother Debora (Da'de)

Name of speaker: 
ʾAhuva Baruch
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Retired secretary, currently a social activist
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Year of immigration: 
1925
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Shira Levi

Life of mother: Debora Da'de Baruch

In memory of my parents, Ḥacham Shmuʾel Baruch and my mother Debora (Da'de)

Name of speaker: 
ʾAhuva Baruch
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Retired secretary, currently a social activist
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
82
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018

The haftara of Jona

In memory of my brother Dr. Baruch Mazor Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Baruch Mazor
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Arabic and Hebrew teacher, ḥazzan, rabbi, Kurdish tradition expert
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
80
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Hebrew according to Zakho tradition
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2010

Nursery rhyme

To my mother Freḥa Mazor Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Gender of speaker: 
Female
Occupation of speaker: 
Librarian and translator, initiator of meetings for Aramaic speakers "Lishana Deni"
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
68
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2019

Translation: 

Batya Mazor Hoffman (translatotion)

Nursery rhyme My life is to you, or your statur

  Xayyi talox oh qoma

 Will guard him night and day

 Nat're sehra u-yoma

Let him grow big and rule

Payesh ru'wa hakoma

My life is to you, or to your head

Xayyi talox oh resha

That any harm will not hurt him

La 'al'qbe chu esha

Let him be wise and preacher

Payesh haxam darasha

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Transcription: 

Batya Mazor Hoffman (transcript)

Xayyi talox oh qoma

Nat're sehra u-yoma

Payesh ru'wa hakoma

Xayyi talox oh resha

La 'al'qbe chu esha

Payesh haxam darasha

 

Sukka and lulav

To my brothers Meʾir and Tsvi Mizraḥi Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Naftali Mizraḥi
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Carpenter
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
81
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Hebrew (Zakho tradition)
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018

Kol beruey ma'la (all creatures of God above and below)

To my brothers Meʾir and Tsvi Mizraḥi Z"L

Name of speaker: 
Naftali Mizraḥi
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Carpenter
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
81
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Aramaic and Hebrew (Zakho tradition)
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Batya Mazor Hoffman
Year of recording: 
2018