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Known as an, “oasis of peace,” in a land characterized by conflict, Bethlehem University was created following the historic 1964 visit of Blessed Pope Paul VI to the Holy Land. The University is a joint venture between the Holy See (Vatican) and the De La Salle Christian Brothers. It is the only Catholic/Christian university in the Holy Land. The mission of the University is to provide quality higher education to the people of Palestine and to serve them in its role as a center for the advancement, sharing, and use of knowledge. Bethlehem University aspires to foster shared values, moral principles, and dedication to serving the common good.

The Bethlehem University Foundation’s sole mission is to support Bethlehem University.

Upcoming Events

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Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage, June 19 – 28, 2018

The Foundation is going on Pilgrimage!  Please join Ghassan Salameh, Board of Director member of Bethlehem University Foundation, as he completes the

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Ghassan Salameh walks the Camino de Santiago

Ghassan Salameh, a member of the Board of Directors of the Bethlehem University Foundation is undertaking a unique campaign to raise awareness–and

Date: May 18, 2018

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Reception in New York City

Join the Foundation for a Reception hosted by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, at the Residence

Date: April 05, 2018

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Media & News

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Bethlehem University Statement on Jerusalem Designation

Bethlehem University Statement on Jerusalem Designation

Bethlehem University has published a statement regarding the change in the status of Jerusalem resulting from the decision of President…

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