COVID-19 in Bethlehem

During this humanitarian crisis, we are committed to serving the most vulnerable mothers and babies in Bethlehem, but we need your help.

Together, we can ensure that Holy Family Hospital is a refuge of hope in the Holy Land.

Holy Family Hospital – Bethlehem

Holy Family Hospital is the premier maternity hospital and neonatal critical care center in the Bethlehem region of the West Bank. Its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for the critically-ill newborns, some weighing just over one pound.

Our Impact

  • The population of the West Bank, comprised of Christians and Muslims, is 2.6 million, 722,000 are recognized as refugees by United Nations Relief Works Agency.
  • The West Bank is 2,263 square miles, which is an area slightly smaller than the state of Delaware.
  • There are approximately 600 checkpoints in the West Bank, restricting movement between cities for Palestinian people.
  • The barrier wall is approximately 258 miles long restricting movement and access to jobs, healthcare and goods.

Stories of Life, Peace, and Hope

  • Baby Zachariah

    An Answered Prayer At 39 years old, expectant mother Reema and her husband, Abu Zachariah, prepared to welcome their firstborn child. Coming from an established Muslim family in Amman, Jordan, Reema knew from an early age that she wanted to be a mother. After suffering a heartbreaking miscarriage a few…

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    August 22, 2018

  • Dina, 25

    Dina Atlick made local history 25 years ago when she became the first baby to be born at the newly-opened Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem. Her mother had been encouraged to give birth at the Hospital because it was brand new and featured the latest medical equipment and technology. Her…

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    August 22, 2018