Arielle was born in Israel and immigrated to Canada in 2001. She completed her Bachelor of Arts and Science degree at McGill University with a double degree in biology and political science. She moved back to Israel in 2015, and is currently completing her M.A. in Counterterrorism and Homeland Security. Her personal experience with terrorism during the Second Intifada has impacted her research interests, which include: the Palestinian education system, the Arab-Israeli conflict,Palestinian youth, and Arab-Israeli coexistence . When not studying, you can find Arielle running, cooking or saving any stray animal she comes across.