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Keeping the Faith in Taybeh: An Interview with Maria Khoury

Palestinian Orthodox Christian lighting candle

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 »

TAYBEH’S PLEA FOR THE LAST CHRISTIANS OF THE HOLY LAND

Road to Emmaus (RTE) magazine, Fall, 2010 (Vol. XI, No. 4 #43) In 1995, after college and graduate studies, Greek-American Maria C. Khoury (B.A., Hellenic College, A.L.M, Harvard Univ., Ed.D. Boston Univ.), left Boston for her Palestinian husband’s native village of Taybeh on the West Bank, where she has been a constant spokeswoman for non-violence in the Holy Land and an advocate for ... Read More »