Author Archives: Najwa Doughman and Sasha Al-Sarabi

About Najwa Doughman and Sasha Al-Sarabi

Najwa Doughman, 25, graduated from the University of Virginia in 2009 and currently works as an architect in New York City. Sasha Al-Sarabi, 24, graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010. She currently works in finance in New York City.

‘Do you feel more Arab or more American?’: Two women’s story of being detained and interrogated at Ben Gurion

On Friday we posted Sandra Tamari’s experience of being ignored by the US Embassy as she was denied entry to Israel. Here is another similar story. Najwa Doughman and Sasha Al-Sarabi share their 14-hour nightmare at Ben Gurion airport for the crime of being born to Arab parents.

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