In 2016, ISIS is asking Iraqis the same question (though brutally and violently) as the West’s bureaucrats did in 1925: Who belongs and who does not?
Maya Wahrman is from Jerusalem, and grew up in Bloomington, Indiana. She is an undergraduate in the History Department of Princeton University, where she also studies Arabic and Creative Writing. She has interned at various non-profit organizations in Jaffa, including an Arab-Jewish welfare nursery school, the Open Clinic at Physicians for Human Rights, Israel, and the Mesila Refugee Organization.
A year ago I would have condemned any boycott of Israel, not least on my own Princeton campus. But now, despite my reluctance and reservations, I can’t reject it out of hand.