Nevermind Arab Idol, Sayed Kashua belongs to a nation of car washers
It was only after reading about Mohammed Assaf's victory in Haaretz that I realized I had missed yet another nation-building event.
"Yuk,” my young son said as we went to the car in the morning, and refused to open the back door. I wrapped my hand in a moist towelette before extending it to the door handle and begged him to get in, or he would be late for school. “You’re right,” I said to him, “I’ll wash the car today.”