Khaled Hazem Nusseibeh

Born in Amman, Jordan, Khaled Hazem Nusseibeh is a Jordanian-Palestinian whose family hails from Jerusalem. The Nusseibeh family is distinguished for being the custodian of the key of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre—a function it has held for a number of centuries. He is a graduate of Columbia and Princeton universities where he studied Political Science and Near Eastern Studies respectively. He has authored several books of poetry and prose and has been a translator for over 20 years.