Kristine Luken was an American Christian who loved Israel and the Jewish people and was part of a Christian missionary group hiking in Israel. She was from northern Virginia and resided in England.
Kristine, age 44, was stabbed to death on December 18, 2010 outside Jerusalem with a fellow missionary who said they were attacked by unknown Arab men while on a hike in the Judean mountains.
Kristine worked for a missionary group called the Church's Ministry Among Jewish People, first in the U.S., then in England, where she became a ministry staffer. Her parents live in Texas.