Iconic 'Leftist' Kibbutz Folk Band Performs in Ariel

Iconic Israeli band associated with socialist kibbutz movement surprises by performing for elderly in Samaria, over the 'green line.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 6:28 PM

Terror Attack Thwarted Near Ariel

Arab driver attempts to run over IDF soldier near Ariel; no injuries reported.Uzi Baruch, 9/11/2014, 8:59 PM

Ariel Residents Warn of Danger Presented by PA Workers

Residents of Ariel protest over the danger presented by Arab workers who used the public buses for Jews living in Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 9/5/2014, 2:12 AM

Ariel to Host Hundreds of Residents Fleeing Rocket Fire

University of Ariel, Ariel Municipality arrange for accommodations, activities for southern Israeli families.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 8/25/2014, 8:06 PM

Leftist Professor Says Jewish Home MKs 'Worse than Le Pen'

Professor Ze'ev Sternhel on Thursday said that Naftali Bennett and Uri Ariel were 'the most dangerous people' in Israel.Yaakov Levi, 8/7/2014, 5:15 PM

Stabbing Attack Prevented Near Ariel

Security forces foil a stabbing attack at Tapuach Junction in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 4/15/2014, 8:08 PM

Ariel: Make Sure All Israelis Get Apt. VAT Discount

Housing Minister Uri Ariel on Tuesday said that he would support eliminating VAT for first-time apartment buyers, provided it applied to allDavid Lev, 3/18/2014, 3:48 PM

Public Opinion Key to Keeping Judea and Samaria, Experts Say

Ahead of Thursday's academic conference on the Disengagement, and in light of peace talks, experts note the power of the public eye.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 11:11 AM

Over 15,000 March to Demand E1 Building

Thousands of Israelis march to demand that the gov't begin building in Jerusalem's Mevasseret Adumim area, also known as E1.David Lev, 2/13/2014, 5:57 PM

Samaria Mixed Buses 'Pressure Cooker About To Blow'

Knesset committee discusses the danger faced by Samaria residents since Arab undocumented workers allowed on buses.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 7:01 PM

Labor Party Head Not Opposed to Land Swaps

Opposition leader Yitzchak Herzog said that he would not be opposed to the principle of a “land swap” with a Palestinian entity.David Lev, 1/9/2014, 12:55 PM

Ariel Students, Residents Launch Campaign Against Likud

Residents of Judea/Samaria city launch web campaign against party, after Transportation Ministry refuses to fix bus crisis.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2013, 1:59 PM

Police to Compensate Family over Arrest of Minor

Court orders police to pay damages to Jewish family in Samaria, after prolonged detention of child without informing parents.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2013, 6:35 PM

Ariel Youth Movement 'Floods' Paths of the Patriarchs

Over a thousand girls from the Ariel movement came to the land of Netzer to renew the pioneering enterprise of the land of Israel.Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/18/2013, 8:31 AM

Temple Mount: Arabs Pelt Jewish Visitors with Stones

Police forces enter Temple Mount compound immediately after Muslims began throwing rocks at Jewish visitors.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/4/2013, 11:03 AM

Ignoring Details, Peres Says Oslo Was a 'Great Idea'

1,500 Israelis have been killed by terrorists since the signing of the Oslo Accords, but Shimon Peres still thinks they were a great ideaDavid Lev, 9/2/2013, 11:12 AM

MK: McDonalds Franchise Owner 'Defeatist Leftist'

MK Miri Regev (Likud) blasts franchise owner Omri Padan over “hypocritical, ugly” boycott of Ariel.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2013, 10:49 PM

Ariel Mayor: McDonald's Will Only Hurt Itself

Fast food chain McDonald’s is the biggest loser from its own decision to boycott the city of Ariel, says Mayor Eliyahu Shviro.Elad Benari, 6/28/2013, 6:42 AM

McDonald’s Israel Decides to Boycott Ariel

The owner of rights to the McDonald’s franchise in Israel refuses to open a store in Ariel, over the ‘green line.’Maayana Miskin, 6/26/2013, 12:10 PM

MK, Residents: Gate to Ariel Must Not Close

Plan to close an entrance to Ariel, Samaria's largest city, will not only inconvenience residents but put them at risk, MK warns.Maayana Miskin, 2/26/2013, 12:28 PM

Ron Nachman to Receive Israel Prize Posthumously

Former Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award on Israel Independence Day.David Lev, 2/17/2013, 5:46 PM

Video: Friends Eulogize Ariel Mayor

Avi Zimmerman and Heather Johnston, representatives of two organizations that contribute to Ariel, eulogize its mayor Ron Nachman.Yoni Kempinski, 1/22/2013, 3:15 AM

PM: 'I Swear the Tree Planted in Ariel Will Never Be Uprooted'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu eulogized Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman, calling him 'a perfect example of a mayor, a builder of a city'David Lev, 1/20/2013, 4:26 PM

Coalition Gov't Remembers Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman

Israel’s coalition government Sunday remembered Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman, 70, who succumbed over the weekend after a long battle with cancer.Chana Ya'ar, 1/20/2013, 2:18 PM

Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman Dies at 70

Ariel mayor Ron Nachman died on Friday at age 70 after a long battle with cancer.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/18/2013, 8:19 PM

Education Minister Visits Ariel After Recognition

"I call on the heads of the other universities to embrace their little sister Ariel," says Education Minister Gidon Sa'ar.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/3/2013, 4:43 AM

Barak Grants Ariel College Full-Fledged University Status

Ehud Barak confirmed a government decision to officially recognize the Ariel University Center of Samaria as a full-fledged university. Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/24/2012, 10:36 PM

Experts: Ariel Set for More Growth, Thanks to its University

Ariel is a great place to invest, real estate experts say.David Lev, 9/14/2012, 5:45 AM

Bar Ilan Withdraws Support from Motion Against Ariel Recognition

Bar Ilan University withdraws support from a motion to the Supreme Court against the decision to recognize the Ariel University Center.Elad Benari, 8/28/2012, 2:15 AM

University Heads to IDF: Don't Approve Ariel as University

In a last-ditch effort, presidents of universities ask the head of Central Command not to approve Ariel's recognition.Elad Benari, 8/8/2012, 4:14 AM

Ariel Faculty and Students Excited About Recognition

Arutz Sheva meets faculty and students at the Ariel University Center. "Recognition as a university will allow for more scholarships."Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/1/2012, 3:15 AM

Nationalists Welcome Decision on Ariel University

Nationalists welcome the decision to accept the Ariel University Center as a full-fledged university.Elad Benari, 7/18/2012, 2:16 AM

Weizmann Institute Head Warns of Boycott Against Ariel

Head of Weizmann Institute said he will boycott the Ariel University Center of Samaria if it is granted full university status.Rachel Hirshfeld , 6/28/2012, 4:05 PM

Ariel Mayor: Opposition to University Status is Political

Ron Nachman excoriates "guild of hypocrites" who don't want Ariel University because of its location.Gil Ronen, 6/27/2012, 9:15 PM

Seven-Year-old Lone Survivor of Accident Stands Up on Her Own

Rachel Atias, 7, the lone survivor of the accident that wiped out her entire family of parents and six siblings, is out of a wheelchair.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/28/2012, 9:38 AM

Terrorists Nabbed With Pipe Bombs in Samaria

Security forces in northern Samaria arrested two Arabs from PA enclaves carrying explosives and other weapons – yet again.Gabe Kahn, 5/15/2012, 10:51 PM

Changes to Higher Education, Restoration of Balance and Variety?

Minister Gideon Sa'ar: The expansion of the Council for Higher Education will result in quality, variety and balance.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/12/2012, 4:34 PM

Israelis, Arabs Offer Solutions to the Conflict

Arutz Sheva visited a conference in which Israelis and Arabs presented solutions to the conflict. The venue? A university in a "settlement."Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/29/2011, 5:12 AM

PA Arabs Attack Motorists Near Ariel

Palestinian Authority Arabs have attacked motorists in what is again becoming a common occurence in Judea and Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 12/15/2011, 3:36 PM

Ariel: First in 'Laptops for All Teachers' Program

Beginning this year, all 204 teachers in Ariel's schools will receive a laptop computer, and 120 hours of training.David Lev, 9/17/2011, 8:33 PM

Quartet Ignores Israeli 'Consensus'

The international Quartet is 'greatly concerned' by construction in an area Israel sees as part of national consensus. Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2011, 8:32 PM

US Slams Israeli Construction in Ariel

The United States slammed Israel's approval of 277 new homes in Ariel saying it was "unhelpful."Gabe Kahn., 8/15/2011, 7:30 PM

Barak Puts Stamp on Expansion in City of Ariel in Samaria

Barak, head of the left-wing flank of the government, approves construction of 277 more apartments in Ariel, located in central Samaria. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/15/2011, 1:57 PM

Thousands Visit Ariel to Explore University Center Offerings

Thousands of potential students visited the Samaria city of Ariel on Friday to check out the offerings of its university.Chana Ya'ar, 8/7/2011, 9:41 AM

‘Ethics of the Fathers’ Quiz Marks Religious Education Week

The first-ever national Ethics of the Fathers (Pirke Avot) quiz will be held in Ariel this week as part of Religious Education Week in Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/27/2011, 12:10 PM

MKs Petition for Sovereignty in Ariel

Some 35 Members of Knesset say the city of Ariel should become officially and fully Israeli via a declaration of sovereignty over it.Maayana Miskin, 12/2/2010, 12:19 PM

City of Ariel Unconcerned by U.S. Media Attack

Several U.S. papers try to shake Ariel's “consensus” status. Ariel officials say reports misrepresent the situation.Maayana Miskin, 10/8/2010, 12:55 PM

Ariel Mayor: No Grudge Against Actors Who Rethink Boycott

Following an artists' boycott, Ariel's mayor Ron Nachman speaks with Israel National TV.Yoni Kempinski, 8/29/2010, 9:49 PM

Knesset Bill To Cut Funding of Leftist Artists Boycotting Ariel

Knesset Members threaten to cut off funding for artists who refuse to appear in Ariel in Samaria. Netanyahu: Boycott is "the last thing we need."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/29/2010, 8:35 AM

Silly Carriage Race Features Recycleable Materials

The School of Architecture at the Samaria Ariel University Center held its annual carriage race with carriages built by the students.Yoni Kempinski, 5/23/2010, 3:42 PM

Profile: Ariel – From a Few Tents to 20,000 Residents

The community of Ariel has grown from tents on a hilltop to a city of 20,000 and recently has been dubbed Samaria's “capital.”Maayana Miskin, 3/7/2010, 10:49 PM

MKs Trade Verbal Punches: Fifth Columnist vs. Miserable Wretch

“You are a fifth columnist,” National Union Knesset Member Uri Ariel accused Arab MK Taleb El-Sana, who replied, "You are a miserable wretch.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/7/2009, 2:57 PM