Jewish-Arab Love Story Can Still be Taught in Schools as Part of Open Curriculum

We will not apologize for the struggle against assimilation – it is a strategic threat, MK Ya’acov Margi (Shas) said on Wednesday.

He made these remarks at the opening of the Education, Sports and Culture Committee, which he chairs, regarding the Education Ministry decision to remove Dorit Rabinyan’s novel Borderlife, a love story chronicling the relationship between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, from the national high school curriculum.

Dalia Fenig, acting chairwoman of the Pedagogical Secretariat in the Education Ministry, addressed the committee and explained the reasoning behind removing the book.

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