Ariel Bildner attended Yale University, where he received his B.A. in History. As an undergraduate, Ariel Bildner worked at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life in the summer of 2008. Immediately upon earning his degree, Mr. Bildner interned for several high-profile organizations, such as Yedid: The Association for Community Empowerment, the JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency), and The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. A strong advocate for social and political causes, Ariel Bildner pursued a career in writing and media communications with The Israel Project. By providing accurate news information, this not-for-profit organization works to improve the world image of Israel and the Middle East. Mr. Bildner supports this cause by drafting press releases, conducting research, checking fact validity, creating background materials, and organizing press events. The Israel Project provides press conferences for reporters to meet with Israeli leaders; these conferences help journalists uncover the facts firsthand. Mr. Bildner remains a member of the Association of Yale Alumni. His hobbies include basketball, snowboarding, tennis, and crossword puzzles.