Herzfeld says she wrote the book in “an outburst,” completing it within “a month, perhaps six weeks.” David Bachar

The Israeli Novel About Jewish-Arab Love That Had Author Fearing for Her Life

Author Herzfeld reissues 1994 ‘Inta Omri’: ‘I decided to fight for its innocence’

Twenty years before “Geder Haya” (“Borderlife”), Israeli author Dorit Rabinyan’s novel about a romance between an Israeli Jewish woman and a Palestinian man — which was denounced by the Education Ministry,...

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