Warm Socks Are of Little Comfort to Sayed Kashua During Election Season

I'm warm now, but deep inside I feel that this is an act of deception, an illusion that could be shattered with one irresponsible decision.

I should have cancelled the meeting at the Baka al-Garbiyeh college, I thought to myself last Tuesday morning when I got onto the Trans-Israel Highway, heading north. It was raining hard and the fog generously provided me with a field of vision of a few meters. I chose the right lane and drove slowly, straining hard to see what the car in front was doing. Why don’t drivers here know how to use their fog lights,...