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HILA: Helping Teens Achieve

The HILA program for youth advancement helps teenage dropouts dream big – and achieve big. Learn more about this much-needed educational framework and how you can help make a difference.

A Look Back at Summer 2016

From Movie Night to Mondays in the Park, Ariel had a summer to remember!

Saying Shalom to Sylvia

A tribute to Sylvia Dortz, of blessed memory, who dedicated over twenty years of service to the Ariel Development Fund and American Friends of Ariel.

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!

A Salute to City Volunteers

On July 21, 2016, the city of Ariel and Friends of Ariel honored 29 volunteer organizations for their special contribution to the city.

Patient Satisfaction Soars at New Emergency Medical Clinic

Just months after its grand opening, patients at Ariel’s new Emergency clinic have given the center high reviews.

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 2016 Visitors to Ariel

Visitors flooded Ariel this summer to see the sights and get to know our city. Here are highlights from some of the many groups we hosted – come back soon!


Scholarships for Ariel’s Promising College Students

Each year the American Friends of Ariel provides scholarships for residents of Ariel who study towards their BA in colleges and universities across Israel. This year, we honored 13 students who chose to give back to their community.

Introducing Ariel’s Athletic Advancement (AAA) program

Help Ariel’s rising athletes not only become professional teachers – but also help hundreds of children train to win.

Hulyo’s Founder Comes to Ariel

Hulyo founder Giora Mandel visited Ariel this month, as part of an exciting lecture series for launch week at the city’s Young Adults Center.

Ariel Honors Outstanding Educators

Annual Educators’ Award ceremony honored eight of Ariel’s best and brightest educational professionals.