The author in Area C of the West Bank. Har Gilo, an Israeli settlement, is on the horizon.

A holiday sojourn into Area C of the West Bank showed me the complexity of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction movement.

he fire Bolous built didn’t offer much heat, but it provided a comforting glow that drew me closer. Jamil disappeared outside, returning a few minutes later wearing a rain-soaked slicker and hauling a huge propane-powered heat lamp behind him. It was the kind of heater I’d only ever seen outdoors, which meant…