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Rivlin Thanks His Supporters

"I hope to have the strength to fulfill the mission," writes president elect on Facebook.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 6/11/2014, 2:12 AM

Itzik: 'I Worked Hard for the Money'

The former Kadima MK said that her wealth was 'not a concern' compared to the opportunity to serve Israel as President of the stateMoshe Cohen, 6/8/2014, 5:51 PM

Labor Party Presidential Candidate Withdraws

MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer announces he is quitting presidential race, three days ahead of vote and day after corruption investigation.Ari Yashar, 6/7/2014, 8:40 PM

Ben-Eliezer's Presidential Bid Might be Over

Political officials predict that Labor MK would lose support in the wake of the investigation against him.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/7/2014, 2:20 AM

David Levy Won't Run for President

Deadline to submit candidacies for president ends. Former foreign minister rules out candidacy due to lack of support.Elad Benari and Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2014, 4:42 AM

Sa'ar Rejects Cancellation of Presidency

Interior Minister says he's against a plan by Netanyahu to postpone the presidential election or cancel the presidency altogether.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2014, 12:46 AM

Hamas To Run in 'Palestinian President' Elections

Senior Hamas figure says his group will submit a candidate, potentially take a position of control, in unity elections.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/30/2014, 2:12 AM

Minister Shalom's Harassment File Likely Closed

Police investigation finishes, file on 15-year-old charges raised week after president candidacy expected to be closed.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 3/25/2014, 9:38 PM

Shalom Recruiting Shas, Jewish Home

Water and Energy Minister trying to recruit MKs from Shas and the Jewish Home to support his possible presidential candidacy.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 3:45 AM

Peres Rejects Initiative to Extend His Term

President Shimon Peres says he is determined to end his term in July, as scheduled according to the law.Elad Benari, 2/20/2014, 3:14 AM

Labor Party Endorses Ben-Eliezer for President

Labor party officially endorses MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer as its candidate for president.Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 6:25 AM

Itzik Collecting Signatures for Presidential Bid

Former Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik has begun to collect signatures from MKs for her bid to be Israel's next president.Elad Benari, 2/17/2014, 5:43 AM

Poll: Public Wants to Choose President

72% think instead of MKs, citizens should select president; 63% don't want presidential institution cancelled.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 9:19 AM

Poll: Israelis Want Rivlin as President

Most Israelis would like to see MK Reuven Rivlin as Israel’s next president, finds new poll.Elad Benari, 1/24/2014, 4:44 AM

Nobel Laureate Wants to Run for President

Professor Dan Shechtman, who won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, says he wants to run for President. "I want to do good for Israel."Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 5:14 AM

Poll: Most Israelis Favor Second Term for Peres

63% of Israelis would prefer that Peres's term be extended, according to Channel 2 poll. If not, MK Reuven Rivlin is the leading candidate.Elad Benari, 1/7/2014, 1:42 AM

Peres, or MKs, Seeking Second Term for President

Someone wants Shimon Peres to be President again - perhaps Peres himself. But others aren't so sure another 7 years in office is a good ideaDavid Lev, 11/4/2013, 10:41 PM

PM on Iran: 'We Are Not Deluding Ourselves'

Speaking in reaction to election of Hassan Rohani as new Iranian president, PM Netanyahu says Israel is not "deluding" itself.Rina Tzvi , 6/16/2013, 1:13 PM

Twitter Augments First Head-to-Head Debate

The first head-to-head debate between Obama and Romney is also first presidential debate to engaged in Twitter showdown.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/3/2012, 2:34 PM

President Fischer? Bank of Israel: Baseless Rumor

Netanyahu is promoting Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer for president, an Israel business says. Bank of Israel: Baseless rumor. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/22/2012, 12:04 PM