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Palestine Christian Writer, Blogger at St. George Greek Orthodox Church
Maria (Kouremenou) Khoury is the author of Orthodox Christian children's books including Christina Goes to the Holy Land, walking the footsteps of Christ. She is a graduate of Hellenic College (1982), Harvard University (1985) and Boston University (1992) with a doctor of education degree. Born in Tripoli, Greece, she was raised in Denver, Colorado. On Dec 31, 2009 she was included on the top 4 Human Rights Champions list by DC Human Rights Examiner including the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Hilary Clinton.
Maria is the author of Witness in the Holy Land (distributed by www.HolyCrossBookstore.com), a publication reflecting personal experiences living under military occupation with her husband the former Mayor of Taybeh, David Canaan Khoury and three children Elena, Canaan, and Constantine. Her articles have been published world-wide in numerous newspapers and magazines and have been translated to various languages bringing awareness of the Christian presence in the Holy Land.
Maria Khoury has been the Taybeh Oktoberfest organizer since 2005.She divides her time between her homes in Boston and Taybeh, travels throughout the world promoting the Christina Books and making presentations about the dwindling Christian community in Palestine.She encourages people to stay at the new Taybeh Golden Hotel and experience rural life in Palestine.
Latest posts by Maria Khoury (see all)
- Taybeh kicks off OktoberFest this weekend - September 13, 2017
- Taybeh OktoberFest promises wide range of entertainment - September 7, 2017
- Taybeh announces OctoberFest details, Sept. 16 – 17 - June 15, 2017
Israeli settlers and Jewish extremists vandalizing and defacing Christian and Muslim holy sites under Israeli control. What is the government of Israel doing to stop this? By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. Every day I wake up and stare at the new illegal Israeli settlement right in front of my kitchen window. It has been…