America first? Things the next president must realize

Any US president must understand that the state of America's l union can never be any better than the state of the wider world - and also realize that the state of our world must depend substantially on what happens inside the United States.Prof. Louis René Beres, 11/6/2016, 12:06 AM

Reuven Rivlin Sworn In as Israel's Tenth President

Ceremony overshadowed by Gaza operation; both President Peres and incoming President Rivlin address Israeli war effort.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 7/24/2014, 9:14 PM

Peres Congratulates Rivlin on Victory

"You will be successful because you are, to your core, a good person," Peres tells the man who will succeed him.Elad Benari, 6/11/2014, 4:16 AM

Former MK Calls on Liberman to Back Rivlin

Former MK Michael Kleiner says that Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman should follow in the footsteps of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Benny Toker and Elad Benari, 5/30/2014, 2:12 AM

The Bibi and Ruby Show

The prime minister is trying to prevent MK Ruby Rivlin from gaining support in his bid for the presidency. David Rubin, 5/26/2014, 12:25 PM

Knesset to Elect President on June 10

Speaker Edelstein officially announces the date for the poll. Shalom candidacy appears more likely.Yedidya Ben Or, Gil Ronen, 5/19/2014, 9:53 AM

Shalom Meets Netanyahu to Discuss Presidency

Minister Silvan Shalom reconsiders running for President, hold a “positive” meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/17/2014, 12:33 AM

Foreign Minister Proposes a Presidential-Based Government

Liberman agrees to support presidential election postponement - but only if the entire fabric of Israel's government changes.Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2014, 7:01 PM

Will the Presidential Post be Cancelled?

Negotiations with PM to cancel presidency underway, MK says, in move 'to fix the spoilage of the Israeli government.'Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2014, 5:46 PM

Netanyahu 'Desperate to Block Rivlin Presidency'

Analysts say Prime Minister wants election of a new president postponed by six months, to change election rules.Gil Ronen, 5/12/2014, 12:55 PM

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

MK Ben-Eliezer to Undergo Kidney Transplant

78-year-old presidential hopeful will undergo a kidney transplant right after Independence Day, says Channel 2 News.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/3/2014, 12:32 AM

Liberman Shifting Presidential Support From Shalom

If sex-scandal embroiled minister pulls from presidential race, Liberman reportedly will back Dalia Itzik to block Rivlin.Ben Shaul, Ari Yashar, 3/28/2014, 8:51 AM

Shalom Recruiting Shas, Jewish Home for Presidential Bid

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

Hatnua Endorses MK Meir Sheetrit for President

Hatnua MK Sheetrit endorsed by Livni, rest of his party, but still needs to collect signatures to make the cut.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 7:35 PM

'The Presidency Has Turned Into a Joke'

Former MK Eliezer Cohen weighs in on presidential elections to Arutz Sheva, calls for presidential role in government to change.Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2014, 9:40 PM

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

Report: Netanyahu May Extend Peres's Presidency

If true, Peres to serve an additional year; presidential elections would then be handed to the people in 2015.Tova Dvorin, 2/19/2014, 1:44 PM

Yesh Atid 'Dictatorship': Lapid Picks President Votes

Report shows Lapid has forbidden his party's MKs from signing support of presidential candidate, wants to control vote for female candidate.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 11:22 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

Peres To Be Last President? Bill Submitted To Cancel Presidency

Bill submitted to cancel presidency, notes position sticks nose everywhere, 'unnecessary and wasteful,' powers can be distributed elsewhere.Ari Yashar, 2/4/2014, 9:54 AM

Bennett And Livni Talk About Canceling Presidency

The two consider joining forces to support initiative canceling president's position, comes after cooperation over Chief Rabbinate.Ari Yashar, 1/31/2014, 9:53 AM

10,000 Sign Petition for Nobel Prize-Winner's Presidency Bid

Petition posted by the staff of Israeli site Atzuma garners 10,000 votes for Daniel Shechtman to run for President.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 12:37 PM

Shechtman: Presidential Campaign 'For the Sake of the People'

Nobel Laureate Daniel Schechtman elaborates on presidential campaign plans, claims to be running for the sake of the common Israeli.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2014, 1:39 PM

Peres: I Will Step Down Next Summer

President Peres says he won’t seek longer term.Maayana Miskin, 12/1/2013, 12:30 PM

Peres: I Won't Run For President Again

President Shimon Peres does not plan to seek another term in office, he told Israeli media outlets Tuesday nightDavid Lev, 4/17/2013, 1:12 AM

Bill Clinton Has 'No Earthly Idea' If Hillary Views Run in 2016

Former President Bill Clinton said he has “no earthly idea” whether his wife, current Secretary of State, will run for presidency in 2016. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/24/2012, 3:19 PM