Sayed Kashua Goodbye Cigarettes, Hello Yoga: Sayed Kashua Dares to Dream

Without a driver’s license, the writer spends his time at home, getting fat and fantasizing about the pleasant life that awaits me in Illinois.

Since my driver’s license was revoked, I don’t venture out much. In fact, for the past four days I’ve hardly crossed the threshold of the front door, except to throw out the garbage or check the mail. Most of the time I’m ensconced at the computer in my study, trying to write a few sentences between surfing Facebook, watching YouTube and following the developments in the municipal...