Ariel Supporters Signatures Presented to Mayor Shaviro – and Shared With Prime Minister Netanyahu

On October 6, we completed an important project to collect signatures of Ariel’s supporters against the BDS movement. Over 2,400 people from around the world signed our petition – and we presented Mayor Eliyahu Shaviro with a book showing their support for the city of Ariel.


Are You Ready for 2017?

This month, we launched a series of exciting programs which center around 2017: 50 years since the Six-Day War and 100 years since the Balfour Declaration.


Ariel Heads Back to School

Several schools received critical upgrades this year, thanks to cooperation between American Friends of Ariel and the Department of Education.


YEDI Brings International Business Partnerships to Ariel

Three professors and communications experts from the York Entrepreneurship Development Institute (YEDI) held a unique course at Ariel University this summer, bringing the world of international business partnerships to the Capital of Samaria.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


Online shoppers team up with Ariel!

Keeping busy with online shopping? Looking for a way to bless Ariel with your holiday giving? It’s now easier than ever to make a donation to American Friends of Ariel, just by making a purchase!