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Friends of Israel Befriends Ariel

For the past two years, Friends of Israel (FOI), a worldwide Christian ministry dedicated to fostering solidarity with the Jewish people, has featured Ariel prominently on their annual tours.

Yad Vashem Honors Kuba (z”l) & Irena Wodislavksy

Yad Vashem appropriately recognized the founders of Ariel’s Holocaust and Heroism Memorial Museum with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Holocaust Education.

Teacher Spotlight: Dani Menkin

World-renown documentary filmmaker Dani Menkin teaches the art of the documentary at Ariel University.

MERCL Kicks Off Study Tour in Ariel

The Middle East Research Center (MERCL), the sister think tank of CIPAC (Christians’ Israel Public Action Campaign), spent its first full day of its Israel study tour in Ariel, the capital of Samaria, on Oct. 13, 2013.

FaithWalk International Returns to Ariel

The friendship between FaithWalk International and the City of Ariel that developed years ago with the late Lt. General Paul Cerjan and Ron Nachman has deepened through this day.

Decorated American War Hero Inspires Ariel

On his first visit to Ariel, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant General Robert Foley inspired young Israeli cadets of a pre-military class at the ORT Yuvali High School with the message that the main skill a soldier must hone is integrity.

Tom Doyle and E3 Partners Return to Ariel

Pastor Tom Doyle, author of books about Christian Zionism and Director of Middle East Strategy of E3 Partners Ministry, and his wife, JoAnn, led a delegation of 15 evangelical Christians from Texas and Arizona on October 7, 2013 to deepen their understanding of and friendship with the City of Ariel.

Ariel University Opens Nursing Department

The department for nursing, launched this year, will offer a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) and is the newest department at Ariel University since becoming Israel’s eighth university earlier this year. The four-year degree will train a cadre of registered nurses with an emphasis on hands-on experience, real-life simulations, and interpersonal communications.

Ariel’s Next 36 Years

As we enter the new Hebrew year of 5774, we commence with the 36th year of Ariel’s modern history. And we begin to prepare for the next 36 years that lie ahead.

Everyday residents leave lasting impact on OTI delegates

On August 28, at the request of OTI organizers, delegates consisting of students and administrators of UCLA and UC Irvine were given the opportunity to meet Ariel residents through home hospitality.

StandWithUs UK Summit Fellows Tour Ariel

A dozen Fellows of the StandWithUs UK Summit program, designed to prepare incoming college freshman in the United Kingdom for on-campus Israel advocacy, visited Ariel on August 8, 2013 to round out their view of life beyond the Green Line.

Ariel Extends Olive Branch to Olive Tree Initiative

The Olive Tree Initiative, a university-based organization that promotes conflict analysis and resolution through experiential education in Israel, made another perennial visit to Ariel on August 4 to balance its studies of Judea and Samaria, which included visits to Bethlehem, Hebron, Ramallah, and Jenin.