Posts Tagged “Oktoberfest”

Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now!

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Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now!

Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now! Religious leaders offer blessings at the opening of the annual Taybeh OktoberFest which celebrates the Fall harvest and the local economy of the Palestinians living in one of Palestine’s few Christian hubs. The festival is popular among Christian Palestinians, and also many Muslims, to show support. By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. …

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Taybeh OktoberFest to rock the West Bank this weekend

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Taybeh OktoberFest to rock the West Bank this weekend

Taybeh Oktoberfest to rock the West Bank this weekend Nadim Khoury and David Khoury, co-founders of Taybeh Brewing Company, announce the 14th annual Taybeh Oktoberfest will take place at the Taybeh Brewery, on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 & 9, from 1 pm until 11 pm on both days. The festival has been a unique and…

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Taybeh kicks off OktoberFest this weekend

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Taybeh kicks off OktoberFest this weekend

Taybeh kicks off OktoberFest this weekend One of the most popular festivals in Palestine kicks off this weekend Sept. 16 and 17 in Taybeh, Palestine just north of the Holy City of Jerusalem. Taybeh is one of the Middle East’s few remaining Christian villages and also the home to the world famous Taybeh Brewery By…

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Taybeh OktoberFest promises wide range of entertainment

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Taybeh OktoberFest promises wide range of entertainment

Taybeh OktoberFest promises wide range of entertainment Dr. Maria C. Khoury Taybeh Oktoberfest has been the stage for new musicians to be introduced to the world.  In staying true with this tradition that started in 2005, a very interesting new band that has formed this year is Maqdess, the handsome trio from Jerusalem. All young…

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Taybeh’s annual OktoberFest to be held Sept. 16 & 17

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Taybeh’s annual OktoberFest to be held Sept. 16 & 17

Taybeh’s annual OktoberFest to be held Sept. 16 & 17 OktoberFest is more than about drinking alcohol. It is a part of the Christian heritage. Consumed in moderation and with the spirit of fellowship and Palestinian comradery. This year, OktoberFest will be celebrated on Sept. 16 and 17th in Taybeh, one of the most important…

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Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend

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Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend

Annual Taybeh Fest kicks off this weekend with entertainment and cultural pride in Palestine. Taybeh is one of the last remaining Christian villages in the Middle East and is an example of coexistence with Muslims and others in an environment of oppression. The festival shows that Palestinians will not give up on their pride, heritage…

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Oktoberfest in Palestine being planned in Taybeh

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Oktoberfest in Palestine being planned in Taybeh

The Taybeh Brewing Company, the first Micro-Brewery in the Middle East is planning its annual OctoberFest which will be held this Fall in September. Despite the oppression of Palestinians, the Festival will continue to bring people together to celebrate a German tradition that is popular throughout the world, especially in the village of Taybeh, which…

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Annual Taybeh OktoberFest forced to cancel, organizers say

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Annual Taybeh OktoberFest forced to cancel, organizers say

Annual Taybeh OktoberFest forced to cancel, organizers say Taybeh Brewing Company, Taybeh, Ramallah, Palestine Taybeh Oktoberfest Press Release;  Nadim Khoury / David Khoury October 3, 2014 The Taybeh Brewing Company regrets to announce that the harsh conditions of Palestine have led to the decision to cancel the 10th Annual Taybeh Oktoberfest 2014. The Taybeh Beer family expresses…

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Future of Taybeh’s OktoberFest in question, writer says

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Future of Taybeh’s OktoberFest in question, writer says

The Oktoberfest Controversy: Future of Taybeh’s OktoberFest in question By Maria C. Khoury The Taybeh Oktoberfest was the craziest idea anyone  could ever have for an event in Palestine.  During very harsh conditions of closure behind  a separation wall and hundreds of checkpoints all around a little Palestinian village, who can imagine trying to initiate a…

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