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Holy Land Oasis of Peace


Bethlehem University is as an “Oasis of Peace” amidst the violence and struggles in the Holy Land.

Both Christian and Muslim students find safety in Bethlehem University classrooms where they can dream, plan and hope for the future.

The only Catholic university in the Holy Land, Bethlehem University students know that education is their path to a peaceful and successful future.

Like the Three Kings, you can bring a gift to Bethlehem this year by donating to the Bethlehem University Foundation USA today.

With donors like you, Bethlehem University will provide scholarships and financial assistance to ensure the success of the young people of Palestine. Your gift may be tax deductible.

Your donation to Bethlehem University is an investment in the Christian community living in Palestine.

Can the students at Bethlehem University count on you to send gift to the Holy Land this year?

Thank you and may God shower your generosity with abundance in the coming year.

To learn more about The Bethlehem University Foundation USA, click here:

Bethlehem University Foundation is the U.S. registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.


  • Bethlehem University was created following the historic 1964 visit of Saint 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.
  • Bethlehem University is a co-educational institution.
  • The University is located on 8.67 acres at the highest point in the town of Bethlehem.
  • The annual tuition cost is $4,000.
  • Beginning with 112 students during its first year in 1973, today there are more than 3,500 students enrolled.
  • There are more than 16,000 graduates, most of whom live and work in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza.