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  • Leila’s Story

    Meet Leila. Her parents, like all soon-to-be parents, were nervous and excited about their daughter’s upcoming delivery. But when Leila’s mother began having contractions far earlier than expected, they didn’t know where to go. Living in a small village over two hours from Bethlehem, they turned to their extended family for help. Baby…

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    October 15, 2015

  • Partnerships for Peace at Holy Family Hospital

    Today, we at Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation observe the International Day of Peace, an invitation for us all to strengthen the ideals of peace throughout the world. On this day we call to mind Holy Family Hospital’s role as an instrument of peace in the Middle East, where…

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    September 21, 2015

  • In Memoriam

    In Memoriam, Gary W. Shertenlieb, Sr., KMOb Board Member, Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation Leadership and staff of Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation are saddened beyond measure to share news of the sudden passing on May 7 of our beloved Board Member Gary…

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    May 27, 2015

  • Of Many Things – America Magazine

    Of Many Things May 11, 2015 Issue Matt Malone, S.J. A mere half mile from the spot where Our Lord was born, nine children are born each day at Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem. Though it offers…

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    May 7, 2015

  • Incubator Fundraiser

    Following her first visit to Holy Family Hospital, Jill K. Ortiz, DM, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, returned home more committed than ever to supporting all those served through the Hospital in a lasting and meaningful way. Upon learning that the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit…

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    September 18, 2014

  • Bethlehem Hospital Is ‘a Gift of Peace’ in War-Torn Region

    Michele Bowe is a member of the Order of Malta and the president of Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation, a highly regarded infant and maternity hospital located in Bethlehem. On Aug. 1, following a recent visit to the hospital, Bowe spoke with Joan Frawley Desmond, the Register’s senior editor,…

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    August 14, 2014

  • Our 50,000th Birth

    Nineteen-year-old Hafsah Omar Radaydiah of the West Bank village of Ebiedieh gave birth to Holy Family Hospital’s 50,000th baby at 9:30 a.m., local time on Oct. 18, 2010. The baby girl, Aisha, weighed 7.5 pounds and measured 19.7 inches at birth. She is Hafsah and Isam Radaydiah’s first child.

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    September 3, 2013

  • The Joy of Working at Holy Family Hospital

    The first thing Mary Maoh, the indispensable social worker of Holy Family Hospital, does in the mornings when she comes to work is to visit the newborn babies in the nursery and in the intensive care unit. “The babies are all like a gift, I see life in…

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    May 5, 2013

  • The First Baby Born

    Dina Atik is not much different than the average American college student. The bright and vivacious 20-year-old likes to sleep late during her summer vacation, enjoys shopping expeditions with her girlfriends, likes to watch movies, and when she gets the “munchies” she loves to snack on cornflakes with milk.

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    September 5, 2012