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Getting to Know Mayor Eliyahu Shaviro

Eli ShaviroOn May 11, 2014, Ariel’s mayor, Eliyahu Shaviro, is launching his first tour of the United States to meet with friends of Ariel, to outline his vision for the city, and to tell the story of Ariel to new audiences. He will be accompanied by Executive Director Avi Zimmerman.

Mayor Shaviro was elected in October 2013 in a landslide victory. Mayor Shaviro planted roots in Ariel in 1987. He has held senior positions in the IDF, leading him to head the Security Department of the Ariel Municipality from 2003-2007. Following this post, he served as the CEO of the local council of the nearby township of Oranit. He holds an MA in Business from Ben Gurion University and a BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University. Upon Mayor Ron Nachman’s passing in January 2013, he was selected to serve as acting Mayor.

Join us in your city:

May 11 – 13  SOUTH FLORIDA

May 14 – 15  NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA

May 16 – 19  SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

May 20  TEXAS

May 21  COLORADO

Looking to meet the mayor? Contact us at info@friendsofariel.org.