The heartache: Sayed Kashua visits the ER for the first time
Just like in Jerusalem, blacks are the majority in the ER here – I mean, in Israel it’s Arabs, but you get the idea.
I had to go to emergency. The stomach pains had started that morning, and when I woke up, close to midnight, covered in sweat, they had become unbearable. The epicenter was above my stomach on the left side, just below the chest cavity. Everyone was sleeping, and I didn’t want to bother them or worry them. What do I do now, I asked myself as I went downstairs, leaning on the wall for...
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