All posts by: Khalil Shokeh
Khalil Shokeh received his Bachelor of Arts in social science (history was not yet offered) from Bethlehem University, his Master Degree in Academic Administration from Southern Illinois University, and a Diploma in Management from New Castle Upon Tyne University in England. He held numerous positions as academic and administrative staff at Bethlehem University before being appointed director general of the first Palestinian Ministry of higher Education and then director general of Bethlehem’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr Shokeh is currently also working to archive electronically the material in the archives of the Bethlehem Municipality. He has published several social historical books and articles, most notably History of Bethlehem during the Ottoman Period (1517-1917); in November 2015 his new book A Tour in Battir Village was published.