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Read our Newsletter "Al Nejmeh"

Welcome the first edition of the Bethlehem Newsletter "Al Nejmeh." The Bethlehem Association encourages all members to submit articles and local community news. Please email us at Click here to view the entire newsletter online.

Convention Room Block is Now Open!

GREAT NEWS! CONVENTION ROOM BLOCK IS NOW OPEN! A dedicated booking website has been created for our 2015 Convention in Las Vegas so you can make your hotel reservations online. We secured a room rate of $109.00 with up to 4 people per room. The convention will begin on Thursday evening, July 30th and end on Sunday, August 2nd after brunch. Additional details coming soon. For more info, please email us at

2015 Convention Hotel

Many of you have asked for more details on our venue for the 2015 Convention. Below is a brief video highlighting the property and its amenities. As you will see, it's a wonderful property for all ages. Stay tune for more information on registering for the convention and booking the hotel.

Convention 2015!!!!

Mark your calendar for July 30th - August 2nd!!!

So. Cal Picnic

Southern California Members and Non-members, come join us for our Annual Summer Picnic!

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Catholic Action Donation

The Bethlehem Association would like to thank all the players again who joined us in the Bay Area for the Annual Poker Fundraiser. The $5000 raised was delivered by our member, Samir Nassar to the Catholic Action Association in Bethlehem. Our contribution was greatly appreciated and will help the Catholic Action with their rebuilding initiatives.

No. CA Poker Fundraiser

The Bethlehem Association would like to thank all the players who joined us in the Bay Area for the Annual Poker Fundraiser. The event was a great success and the local chapter raised over $5000 in donations. Congratulations to our top 3 players Samir Nassar, Jeff Pollack, and Suheil Saliba.

The Bethlehem Association would like to thank Blue Dog Events and Sam Salem for hosting our tournament. Thank you for making the event fun, easy, and profitable.

2015 Convention

The Executive Team is getting ready for our 30th anniversary Convention. The location is still under consideration. If you have any suggestions on location and for activities you would like to see, please feel free to contact us

Scholarship Recipients: Fall 2013 and Spring 2014

The Bethlehem Association Scholarship grant for this academic year have been announced. Read more to view the recipients.

2013 Los Angeles Chapter Picnic

Los Angeles Chapter held their summer picnic at Irvine National Park on July 28, 2013. All had a great time, enoyed the beautiful and large park. All had fun in chating bringing back old mermories, played backgammon, others enjoyed the Hookah. Few quets honred us with their presence, Mr & Mrs. Samir Khoury of Birzeit Society, we were also honored by Mr. Alex Eid and his family from Haifa who fried fresh fish at the park. Los Angeles Chapter will organize another picnic event in September. Thanks to all who were with us in this event, looking forward to see you all in our next events.