Jiries Al-Khoury Ayyoub was a writer and poet from Kufur Yassin, Palestine. After receiving his elementary education, he joined the Zion International School Of English and the English Youth College. He served as a teacher of Arabic at St. George’s School in Jerusalem, as headmaster of Akko’s high school, as an Arabic teacher at Al-Rashidiya College in Akko, and as an Arabic teacher at Schmidt School for girls in Jerusalem. Jirjes’ writings appeared in several Palestinian magazines and newspapers including Modern Valuables, Teachers College, and The Wisdom. In addition to his writings, Ayyoub was also known for having memorized passages of the holy Quran, as well as for his famed satirical poetry. Among his notable works include a collection of children’s literature, an Arabic grammar book and a collection of poems.
Yasmeen Serhan 2015-07-20T11:43:13+00:00