Israel Bans Teaching of 'Borderlife' Novel With Jewish-Arab Love Story

December 31, 2015 4:07 PM

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Israel Bans Teaching of 'Borderlife' Novel With Jewish-Arab Love Story

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel's education ministry has banned high schools from teaching about a that depicts a love story between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, reportedly because it would encourage "hatred" and assimilation.

Teachers had nominated "Gader Haya" — "Borderlife" — by Israeli Dorit Rabinyan to become part of the country's high school curriculum.

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