Our Community

Everyone can find their place in Ariel. Here’s a glance at community initiatives and projects spanning all age groups, media, and fields of interest.


From supporting educational facilities to world-class cultural performances, our friends across the globe have always been part and parcel of the Ariel story.

Ariel & Me

No matter where you live, you can step into the pages of Ariel’s story. Through hosting and attending events in your area, you can become part of the Ariel story.


Ariel and the Search For King David’s Lost Wines

Join Avi Zimmerman, Executive Director of American Friends of Ariel, on the East Coast from March 2 – 12 for the revolutionary Israel narrative you’ve been waiting for. In the Samarian hills, thousands of years ago, grape farmers turned organic produce into wine served to Israelite kings, the priests of the Holy Temple, and the people … Continue Reading »

To Touch or Not To Touch

Ariel Breakfast Club in Connecticut

THE ARIEL BREAKFAST CLUB, a series of student films from Ariel University exploring unlikely student encounters, was shown at the Jewish Film Festival of Fairfield County, CT, at the Stamford JCC, on March 6, 2014. Themed after the John Hughes classic “The Breakfast Club” about high school students from different socio-economic backgrounds who reconcile stereotypes of … Continue Reading »

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Ariel Hosts Israel’s First Zionism Quiz

Who is the most Zionist family in Israel? The city of Ariel will help find the answer to its question as it holds the regional leg of the Great Zionist Family Quiz on April 8, 2014, just a week a before Passover. Participating families will be challenged with questions like: “In what day during the … Continue Reading »

Grand Prize

Ariel’s International Folk Dances Takes Top Prizes!

Ariel’s talented dancers continue to bring pride to our city. On March 17, 2014, Ariel’s International Folk Dances took home top prizes in the national dance competition, Super Dance, held in Rishon L’Tziyon. Founded by Dora and Masha Litvak, the dance troupe trains and showcases different age groups to entertain wide audiences and compete internationally. … Continue Reading »


Take the 2014 Passover Pledge

Thank you to all those who have taken the 2014 Passover Pledge! Tori Beckham, AL Mark Belnick, CA – In honor of his daughter Kelly’s marriage on March 23, 2014 Sue Crowe, AL Pamela and Dennis Day, TX Angela Farrell, TX – In honor of her son’s marriage Carol Flatto, FL Norman Frankel, IL Greg … Continue Reading »


Ariel University Showcased at 2014 AIPAC Conference

Ariel University Showcased at 2014 AIPAC Conference Display Attracted Significant Interest in Ariel University’s Cutting Edge Water Research Delegates at last week’s 2014 AIPAC conference in Washington, DC flocked to Ariel University’s display at the Innovation Showcase Exhibit in the heart of the AIPAC Village to view a sample of AU’s research. For the first … Continue Reading »


Ariel residents host New Yorkers

Rabbi Leon Morris of Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor, New York understands that the real “attractions” of Israel are the people who live here – the Israelis.


Johns Hopkins and Ariel University

An inquisitive group of graduate students of International Relations and Government at Johns Hopkins University took their studies out into the field with a geopolitical tour of Ariel


Christian Delegation Tour Ariel

A group of Christians from all over the United States were in for a special treat on March 19, 2014.


Swedish Delegation Visit Ariel’s Firefighter Station

A delegation of Swedish pro-Israel parliamentarians and political activists visited Ariel on February 12, 2014 to express support for and learn more about the game-changing city, especially as anti-Israel sentiment grows in Scandinavia.