JERUSALEM — In 2003, Margo Tarazi from East Jerusalem couldn’t make a living, so she decided to move to Holland, her mother’s birthplace.
“I worked at my family’s incoming travel agency until 2002, but there wasn’t any work because of the second intifada,” Tarazi, now 35, said recently. She was referring to the Palestinian uprising that brought tourism to the Holy Land almost to a standstill. “Then I spent a year and a half working for an NGO [non-governmental organization], but I didn’t like it,” she said.
Eager to start a life away from Israeli military checkpoints and Palestinian suicide bombers, Tarazi utilized her Dutch passport. Then, her maternal grandmother, the person she had...READ MORE