Prime Minister Netanyahu Visits Ariel, Renames Main Road in Honor of Ron Nachman

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara visited Ariel this month to rename the main road in founding mayor Ron Nachman’s honor. During his memorial speech, he vowed that Ariel would be allowed to thrive and be normalized as part of internationally recognized Israel.

Celebrating 25 Years of Friendship with Ariel

Celebrate with us as we review the highlights of American Friends of Ariel’s work since 1991.

Ariel’s Young Adult Center: Ariel’s Hidden Gem

Ariel’s Young Adult Center opened early in 2016 to a grand ceremony and media coverage. Nine months later, we sat down this week with the Center’s Director, Shir Avikassis-Arbiv, to see how the institution has evolved.

AFA Kicks Off 25-Year Celebrations

We began our 25-year celebrations in a big way this month – with two launch events in Dallas, TX.

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.

Our Landmarks

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

Summer 2016 Visitors

Visitors flooded Ariel this summer to see the sights and get to know the city. Here are some highlights from some of our many visiting groups.

Summer 2015 Visitors to Ariel

Look who came to Ariel this summer.

Israel Firefighters at the Leadership Center

A letter from the station commander to the director of the Ariel National Center for Leadership Development perfectly expresses what the Center is about.

Spring 2015 Visitors to Ariel

Ariel welcomes old and new friends.

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.

AFA Kicks Off 25-Year Celebrations

We began our 25-year celebrations in a big way this month – with two launch events in Dallas, TX.

Preparing for Ariel’s 25th Anniversary Events

We welcome back Avi Zimmerman, our Executive Director, from his cross-country visit to the US ahead of our 25th anniversary celebrations. Read on to see if he stopped in your city!

2016 Passover Pledge

Step into the Ariel story by allowing the city’s less fortunate to relive the story of redemption from slavery.

Pre-Thanksgiving US Tour

Mayor Eli Shaviro and Executive Director Avi Zimmerman return from yet another successful visit to the US, after spending time with Ariel’s dedicated friends and building new partnerships.