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View Easter Watch Party Recording here

On April 11, Bright Stars of Bethlehem hosted an Easter Covid Watch Party, featuring stories of shared suffering and hope- from our friends in Palestine and the U.S. You can watch the recorded livestream here.

Announcing our new Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the hire of Bright Stars of Bethlehem’s new Executive Director, Kris Ducett Wagner! While we had numerous excellent candidates, Kris stood out for her proven ability to both cast vision and strategically accomplish ambitious goals. Kris comes to Bright Stars of Bethlehem with over 20 years of experience in fundraising […]

Christianity Today features Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb on impact of Coronavirus in Bethlehem

A recent Christianity Today story on the impact of Coronavirus in Bethlehem features Bright Stars co-founder, Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb. The article highlights the unique devastation facing Bethlehem, whose primary industry is tourism. The timing is especially challenging, as Easter is one of the most high traffic tourist seasons for Holy Land visitors.  Read the […]


“Our aim is that our people, who admire stars, will dare to look up and dream, to believe in goals to strive for, and develop a new sense of hope, community, beauty and faith.”

– Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, President

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