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Israel Rejects Book on Jew-Arab Love for School Curriculum

Israel has refused to include a novel about a love affair between a Jewish woman and a Palestinian man in the country's high school curriculum, reportedly over concerns that it could encourage intermarriage between Jews and non-Jews. The rejection of “Borderlife,” a novel published last year, created an uproar in Israel, with critics accusing the government of censorship.   The incident was first reported by the Haaretz daily and confirmed in a statement by the Education...

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