News

May 27, 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 W. Shertenlieb, Sr., KMOb. Gary was a longtime stalwart supporter […]

May 7, 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 a full range of health care services, the hospital specializes in prenatal care and delivery. At the invitation of […]

September 18, 2014

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 was in need of a new state-of-the-art […]

August 14, 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, who is also a member […]

September 3, 2013

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. Isam is a 24-year-old laborer, and […]

May 5, 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 them,” said the 31-year-old Bethlehem University social […]

September 5, 2012

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. Her bedroom door is adorned with […]

October 18, 2010

Milestone Birth at West Bank Hospital Seen as a Symbol of Peace for Holy Land

Doctors deliver historic 50,000th baby at Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem its 50,000th baby WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct 18, 2010 –  She is a ray of hope, arriving Oct. 18 in one of the world’s poorest, most volatile regions. She is Aisha – the 50,000th baby born at Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem. “This is a very […]

September 14, 2010

“Birthplace of Hope” Prepares for Historic Delivery

Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem prepares to welcome its 50,000th baby WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 14, 2010 – The staff of Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem is preparing for a historic birth at the facility, located only 500 yards from the traditional birthplace of Jesus. After 20 years of operation, under the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, […]