Not everyone has the good fortune to find love that lasts a lifetime for them. Some people never get the chance. However, every once in a while, we encounter stories that rebuild our trust in the concept of love and the institution of marriage.

This couple stayed together in the most challenging situations imaginable, and they are still going strong today.

Both Zechariah and Shama’a were still relatively young adults when they got married. When they tied the knot, they were both 12 years old, and their respective ages were 10 and 12. This was a practice that was very common in their culture at the time.

They were under pressure to be married at a young age since they were both orphans. They eventually tied the knot, and after that, they became each other’s pillars of support.


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During the early days of their marriage, the couple lived in Yemen, where they cleaned donkey barns while also making their home in one of the stables. They were able to move to Israel in their twenties, where they established themselves and built a life for themselves in their new country.

It is reported that they were one of the first Jewish couples from Yemen to move to Israel once the country had been founded.

The couple is now grandparents and great-grandparents to 64 children, having had 11 children during their marriage.

The couple has been married for 91 years and has experienced everything together. Together, they have seen everything. Both of them are over 100 years old, and over their lives, they have picked up a few basic lessons that they feel are important to share.

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They claim that they have been able to keep their relationship strong for such a long time because they were supposed to be together and were fortunate to meet one another at a young age.

The couple is delighted with themselves for having been able to live together for such a lengthy period “without fighting.” Although they had a challenging beginning as a group, they created a wonderful life for themselves and one another by working together.

People from all over the world are moved by their love for one another and by the fact that they have been able to maintain a marriage for such a long time and with such a great deal of affection towards one another as a result of their resilience and love for one another.

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There is no doubt that this married pair has a charming love story, the likes of which are only shared with a select few for their enjoyment and pleasure.

We wish them the best of luck and send our warmest thoughts and prayers to them and their lovely family.

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