U.S. business magnate Sheldon Adelson and wife Miriam, have pledged $25 million to Ariel University’s School of Medical and Health Sciences as part of their deep and unwavering commitment to the City of Ariel and the State of Israel.
As Hamas terrorists fired vast numbers of missiles at Israeli communities, the leadership of Ariel, that has remained relatively untouched during this operation, sought ways to help weaker communities. There is no doubt that Israel’s southern cities and towns are getting the worst of it and so, Mayor Eli Shaviro and the city council decided to open Ariel to the children of the south.
On June 11, a special evening honoring Ariel’s educators was held at the Ariel Regional Center for the Performing Arts. The hall was filled with educators and staff from all of Ariel’s educational institutions.
On his first USA tour as Mayor of Ariel, Eliyahu (Eli) Shaviro had several goals. For starters, he set out to meet the many friends of Ariel who have lent their support to the city throughout the years and to thank them for always being there to help meet the needs of the residents of Ariel. Second, he sought to share his vision for Ariel and the future of the city with friends, both new and old.
A Teen Mission from Maranatha Chapel in San Diego spent two days in Ariel at the end of June.
After meeting Ariel Mayor Eli Shaviro during his recent visit to South Florida, Jack Heintz, Pastor Dino Pedrone and members of New Testament Baptist Church were particularly keen on visiting Ariel.
Dear friend of Ariel, Dr. Billye Brim and her daughter Brenda brought very special guests to Ariel: two-time Wimbledon winner Rev. Dr. Margaret Court and her husband Barry. As part of their tour of the city, our guests visited the Ariel’s National Center for Leadership Development where they stopped to pay their respects at the grave of Ron Nachman, of blessed memory.
Temple Israel of West Palm Beach, a Reform temple in Florida, paid a visit to Ariel on May 12, 2014 during their tour of Israel.
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.
When preparing your group’s travel itinerary in Israel, a day visit at the Ariel National Center for Leadership Development is an absolute must. A one-of-a-kind experience in Israel, the group members will be creating an unforgettable memory while developing and honing leadership skills and personal values. By coming face to face with innovative outdoor challenge facilities and obstacle courses, groups foster teamwork, problem solving, communication skills and social management.
Join Ariel Mayor Eliyahu Shaviro in the United States this May.
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 thefirst time, AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) invited a team from Ariel University to display two novel inventions related to water conservation and purification. Over 14,000 delegates had the chance to get a glimpse of Ariel University’s research and academic excellence first-hand.