Arabs donate 'martyr' organs to help Israelis
June 7, 2001 5:46 AM   Subscribe

Arabs donate 'martyr' organs to help Israelis
This story gives me hope.
posted by tomcosgrave (4 comments total)
The surgeon who carried out the heart transplant, Dr Yaacov Lavie, said he had realised that at one stage he had a Palestinian heart in his right hand and the heart of a Jew in his left.

"You smile to yourself and see that deep inside we are same and all the conflicts are unnecessary," he said.

I only wish that every person holding a gun in the region could see this as well.
posted by trox at 7:54 AM on June 7, 2001

He could have sold both hearts at EBay and retired. Or is that being heartless?
posted by Postroad at 8:41 AM on June 7, 2001

It was the muslim religion that dictated to the donner that anyone who needs his help must receive it.

And I thought it was all `bout keeping the women underfoot, and denying oneself simple pleasures like beer and the sort of movies they heavily edit for the USA network late friday nights.

That's what I get for letting extremists inform my vision of other religions.
posted by dong_resin at 8:44 AM on June 7, 2001

…but they have to have a spare set for Passover.
posted by rodii at 8:56 AM on June 7, 2001

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