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Summer Visitors 2017

We’ve been busier than ever hosting groups in Ariel – meeting new friends and embracing our longtime supporters.

Randolph A. Hearst Sheltered Workshop Celebrates Silver Anniversary

When Ariel supporter and generous philanthropist Victoria Hearst heard about the Randolph A. Hearst Sheltered Workshop’s upcoming silver anniversary ceremony, she swiftly made arrangements to fly to Israel.

Lowell Milken and Family Visit Ariel

American Friends of Ariel was honored to host our most dedicated supporter, Lowell Milken, and family in Ariel this month, for a fun and meaningful day of activities around the city.

Ariel University Lays Ground for New Medical School

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, Health Minister Yaakov Litzmann, Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson, Mayor Eliyahu Shaviro, and other top-ranking officials laid the ground for Ariel University’s new Medical School on Wednesday, in attendance of the national and international press.

Spring 2017 Visitors

It’s only May – and we’ve had more visitors in Ariel in 5 months than in all of 2016! See the highlights from our most recent visits.

Ariel Celebrates Israeli Independence – All Week Long

From flag ceremonies to concerts from Israeli superstars, Ariel celebrated Israel’s 69th birthday in style.

A Sneak Peek At Ariel’s 40th Anniversary Celebrations

We’re making Ariel’s 40th a year to remember – and we’re bringing a series of mega-events to the US to invite all our dedicated friends and supporters to celebrate with us!

Ariel Commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day with Special Delegation

Regional Ministry of Education officials tour Ariel on Holocaust Memorial Day in light of city’s unique Holocaust education program.

Take the 2017 Passover Pledge!

From sponsoring Passover food packages to a seat at the Ariel Seder, you can step into the Ariel story by allowing the city’s less fortunate to relive the experience of redemption.

Milken Elementary School Students Stage ‘Maccabiah’

Throughout the week, the students participated in friendly sports competitions, both between grades within Bernard Milken Elementary and between students of other elementary schools in Ariel.

Ariel’s 2017 Delegation to USA

Mayor Eli Shaviro and American Friends of Ariel’s Executive Director, Avi Zimmerman, embarked on an intensive trip to the US this month to meet with Ariel’s dedicated friends and supporters – and to plan for the City of Ariel’s 40th anniversary celebrations.

New Women’s Learning Program Opens in Ariel

Women in Ariel have new opportunities to connect to their Jewish roots this year, thanks to a brand-new program from the Netzer Ariel community.