In modern-day Israel, the word “shluh” is sometimes used as an offensive term to describe a person of disheveled or messy appearance. The word in fact hails from Morocco, where it referred negatively to a certain ethnic group, and was used disparagingly by city dwellers to describe uncultured village folk…
Enter your e-mail below to receive the most interesting, quality content about the treasures preserved in the National Library!
Just write the the next story
Your e-mail has been submitted