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Israeli Extremist Leader Once Again Calls for Torching Jerusalem Churches

By International Middle East Media Center Global Research – 4 January 2016 The leader of the extremist anti-assimilation group, Lehava, recently renewed his calls to torch churches in occupied Jerusalem, Israeli media sources revealed. Lehava’s leader, Bentzi Gopstein (pictured), told the Israeli TV Channel II that Israeli Jews practically prevent Christians from entering Jerusalem, saying that Christian presence in Jerusalem was not welcome. ... Read More »

Keeping the Faith in Taybeh: An Interview with Maria Khoury

A Greek-American who has lived in Palestine since 1995, Maria C. Khoury, Ed.D., is the driving force behind charitable and municipal projects in her town, Taybeh. She is also the author of Orthodox Christian Children’s Books, including the well-known “Christina goes to the Holy Land”, in which “Christina” walks in the footsteps of Christ. After graduating from Hellenic College and ... Read More »

Right-wing Israeli Group Targets Palestinian Christians, Protests Christmas Tree Event in Jerusalem

By The Voice of Palestine Global Research, December 07, 2015 The right-wing Jewish group ‘Lehava’ held a protest outside of the YMCA in Jerusalem, shouting at Palestinian Christian children and families as they were entering and leaving the annual Christmas-tree decoration party. Lehava is a group that calls for the expulsion of the indigenous Palestinian population from their homes in what ... Read More »

Letter From Taybeh: A Blessed Mother’s Day 2015

Christ is Risen!  Truly He is Risen! Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, As I am having a beautiful Mother’s Day in Boston, I must wish all of the beloved mothers I know and the beautiful women who are like mothers to others, a blessed Happy Mother’s Day.  It is also the day we can remember and pray for all ... Read More »

Letters from Taybeh: See the Miracle of the Holy Fire

    By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. Although I am in Boston finishing a very blessed Lenten book tour with Christina books, my eyes are turned to Jerusalem and my heart is in my husband’s Palestinian Christian village of Taybeh.  However, this year I will see the greatest of all miracles, the Miracle of the Holy Fire, the same ... Read More »

A Blessed Lent during these difficult days‏

Dear Friends of Saint George of Taybeh, I sincerely wish all of you a most blessed Holy Great Lenten journey with your beautiful families and church communities.  It is amazing that this sacred and most holy time of year just sneaked upon us so fast with some awful very unholy things happening all around the world.  May our Lord have ... Read More »

Christmas Greetings from Taybeh

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, It is that special holy time of year where we can truly be transformed by the Birth of our Lord Jesus no matter what oppressed conditions we might be experiencing. We are promised a new beginning. Read More »