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June 2014: Debut BORDERLIFE interview in Haaretz.com

‘Our Longing for Peace Is Matched by Our Fear of Peace’
An Israeli-Palestinian love affair is at the center of Dorit Rabinyan’s new novel ‘Borderlife,’ and through it she tackles questions of Mideast politics, Jewish identity and where New York City fits in.

 Read more: http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/books/1.59840

December 2014: A comprehensive interview with Dorit Rabinyan on her literary journeys (English subtitles) 

 

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December 31, 2015: BORDERLIFE becomes the center of a political scandal in Israel as the book banned from the literature curriculum by the Ministry of Education. Here’s a glimpse of the worldwide outstanding coverage

Jewish-Arab Love Story Excluded From Israeli Classrooms

Jewish-Arab Love Story Excluded From Israeli Classrooms

?Can a Book Threaten Israel’s Jewish Identity

Shmuel rosner, Jan 19 2016

Tel Aviv — The Israeli novelist Dorit Rabinyan has hit the jackpot: First, her latest book, “Borderlife,” became an issue of fierce debate and controversy. Then it became a symbol of liberty and progress. And then, of course, it became a best seller.

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Dec 2-15: NBC NEWS: Israel Bans Teaching of ‘Borderlife’ Novel With Jewish-Arab Love Story

nbcnewsby PAUL GOLDMAN
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DEC 31, BBC RADIO: INTERVIEW:  A new novel depicting a love affair between an Israeli translator and a Palestinian artist has been taken off the school reading list in Israel. Dorit Rabinyan is the author of the book and explains why she thinks an education ministry committee decided to reject it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03ddptj/player

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       :JAN 2016, THE TELEGRAPH

Forbidden Israeli-Arab love story sparks a storm over censorship
Interview: Israeli novelist Dorit Rabinyan’s book was disqualified from schools curriculum for its intimate scenes between a Jew and an Arab – but she is no believer in the ‘John Lennon’ dream of co-existence in a single state, she says. READ MORE

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JAN 2016, RAI TV ITALY, INTERVIEW:

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JAN 2016, FRANKFURTER RUNDSCHAU, INTERVIEW:

FRANKVERBANNTE SCHULLEKTÜRE
Romeo und Julia in Nahost
Von INGE GÜNTHER READ MORE

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Novel cut from Israeli school curriculum becomes bestseller
Borderlife, a novel about an Israeli-Palestinian romance, will be translated into English later this year

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