Sasson: When my brother Nissan concluded his military service, he joined me in Hamburg, married Louise, and entered the Hamburg branch of the Khakshouri family. We commenced our new life as partners with our wives’ father, Agha Youssef Khakshouri, and our brother in law Parviz, who was his right hand.
Agha Youssef suggested that the distribution would be 40% for him and Parviz and 30% for each of the brothers. We accepted, and we started collaborating. Our younger brother Ezra entered our partnership later, after his release from military service as an officer in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).
Our business with Russia was very proﬁtable and the income balance soared, so we established a company named Germany–Russia, and soon gained signiﬁcant reputation in the business arena.
Gollar: Unfortunately, from time to time there were disputes among the company directors — Sasson, Nissan, and my brother Parviz. My father and I were always trying to calm everybody down, but it was a very difficult task, which I had for years. Yes, that was me, always the mediator. Despite all the differences we had, on Erev Shabbat we always came together the whole family, and left all problems aside. For that one evening a week, we were one big happy family with no talk about business. Mostly.