Palestinian gifts and Accommodation in Bethlehem, Palestine

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Welcome to Holy Star Gifts Bethlehem in Palestine!

My name is Claire Anastas. I am a Palestinian Christian, and I have lived all my life in Bethlehem where Jesus was born. My family including my husband, mother, and children live in one of the apartments in a house on what was once a major road. My brother-in-law and his family live in another apartment in the same building. In all, there are five adults and nine children living in our building. For many years I operated a thriving gift shop on the ground floor.

In 2002 construction began on the Separation Wall which now closes the road to traffic and to tourists who might want to buy souvenirs from the Holy Land at my shop. My business died, and so did income for our family.

It is my fervent prayer that technology will help us survive financially. We now have an online store where you can purchase Palestinian gifts and help support local Palestinian craftspeople. We will ship your purchases to you anywhere in the world.

If you don't see what you are looking for, please get in touch with me. I will do my best to accommodate you.

And please keep us in your prayers.

Pictures from Bethlehem, including our home.


Anastas house
Anastas house before the wall
bethlehem pre occupation
danielle anastas by the wall
Nativity church - Bethlehem
Rachel's tomb map
Rachels tomb pre occupation
The wall surrounding the anastas house