Ariel is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a B.A. in political science with a specialization in public policy and is completing an M.A. in public administration. He also specializes in social media and anti-Semitism. Ariel is currently Program Director at the Latin American Jewish Congress (LAJC) responsible for Observatorio Web, a project designed to fight online hate and promote the responsible use of technologies. The program was the first to focus on online hate in Latin America and is the only project in the Argentinean Jewish community that is a joint effort of the three main institutions: LAJC, AMIA, and DAIA. Observatorio Web’s innovative approach brings together all types of minority groups to fight against online discrimination and educate teachers and students about the responsible use of technologies. As program director Ariel works with Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, and others, as well as with the local government. He also oversees the group of volunteers involved in the project. Ariel has been researching online discrimination since 2005 at the Association of the Israelites Organizations of Argentina (DAIA). He is a member of the Online Hate working group of the Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism (MFA-Israel) and coordinates the New Generation program in Uruguay as well as Coloquio, a publication of the LAJC. He loves to play soccer, to barbecue with friends, and to travel.