Four silver jubilees celebrated at the Beit Jala Seminary

Link: From: Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem By: Miral Atik, Pictures: Nicolawos Hazboun/ BEIT JALA – On Friday evening, May 26th, 2023, at the Patriarchal Seminary of Beit Jala, took place the silver jubilee celebrations of Fr. Iyad Twal, Fr. Bassam Al Deir, Fr. George Da’boub and Fr. Adnan Bader. His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa, […]

Mgr Pizzaballa’s Pastoral Visit to Bethlehem

Link: From: Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem By: Jawdat Michael – Published: May 02 Tue, 2023 Mgr Pizzaballa’s pastoral visit to Bethlehem Available in the following languages: Arabic, Español, Français, Italiano BETHLEHEM – From April 28 to 30, 2023, His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, made a pastoral visit to St. Catherine’s in […]

Bethlehem University, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin sign MoU

Link: From: : Bethlehem University and the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) designed to cooperate in the academic, research and publishing aspects, in addition to academic exchanges and the development of joint programs. Rev. Prof. Mirosław Kalinowski, rector of the John Paul […]

Spring 2022 Opening Meeting Provides Updates to Faculty and Staff

Bethlehem University held its faculty and staff meeting on Friday, 28 January 2022, in the auditorium to mark the beginning of the spring 2022 semester. Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Irene Hazou, presided over the meeting which began with a reflection by Brother Mark Logtenber, Assistant Coordinator of Institutional Values. Dr. Hazou gave Vice […]

Patriarch Pizzaballa Celebrates Mass of Holy Spirit at Bethlehem University

Bethlehem University marked the beginning of the new academic year 2021-2022 with its traditional Mass of the Holy Spirit. This year’s liturgy took place on Thursday, 14 October 2021, at the University’s Chapel of the Divine Child. The main celebrant of the mass was His Beatitude Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, together […]

Executive Vice President Meets President Mahmoud Abbas

On Tuesday, 21 September 2021, Rev. Dr. Iyad Twal, Executive Vice President of Bethlehem University, met President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential headquarters within the delegation of Palestinian university presidents, and in the presence of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Mahmoud Abu Mowais. President Mahmoud Abbas said it is important to […]

Executive Vice President to Serve on New Term of the Higher Education Council

Bethlehem University, represented by Rev. Dr. Iyad Twal, the Executive Vice President, was chosen to be a member of the Council for Higher Education and Scientific Research in Palestine which was formed to serve in the current two-year term based on a presidential decree issued on 18 August 2021 and the recommendation of the Council […]

Bethlehem University dedicates newest building on campus

Link: From: Published on Thursday, 9 September 2021 “Bethlehem University provides the environment for peace and understanding through the common ground of education – supporting the aspirations, hopes, and goals of students. Let us remember that education is not limited to stone structures or within walls. Education is all around us in everything […]

Social Sciences Department Launches Child Protection Curriculum

The Department of Social Sciences at Bethlehem University launched a new book titled “Social Work Curriculum including Child Protection Modules” in partnership with The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Australia, the Ministry of Social Development, and the Islamic University in Gaza. Through this curriculum, the Department aims to […]

Bethlehem University… a nonpareil minaret of higher education

Link: From: Bethlehem University is worthy all support for the role it plays, particularly at the current critical time, which augurs a bright future for the local population. By Munir Bayouk/ : When one visits the Holy Land, one feels the scent of holiness since this land became holy being the place […]

Bethlehem University Signs Cooperation Agreement with Qatar Permanent Committee

On Wednesday, 11 November 2020, the Executive Vice President of Bethlehem University, Rev. Dr. Iyad Twal, and the Secretary of Qatar’s Permanent Committee for the Support of Jerusalem, Major General Bilal An-Natsheh, signed a cooperation agreement that aims primarily at supporting Jerusalem students enrolled at the University. Rev. Dr. Iyad welcomed the delegation and praised […]

Fr. Iyad Twal appointed Executive Vice President of Bethlehem University

link: From: Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem By: Bethlehem University – Published: June 27 Sat, 2020 Fr. Iyad Twal appointed Executive Vice President of Bethlehem University Available in the following languages:Arabic BETHLEHEM – On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Bethlehem University represented by its Vice-Chancellor Brother Peter Bray, FSC, EdD, announced the appointment of Fr. Iyad Twal as Executive Vice President, to […]

Holy Mass Marks Beginning of Academic Year

Bethlehem University celebrated the beginning of the new academic year 2019-2020 by holding the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Thursday, 5 September 2019.  The main celebrant of the mass was His Eminence Bishop Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo, Latin Patriarchal Vicar for Jerusalem and Palestine and a member of the Bethlehem University International Board of Regents, together […]