'The president could've put an end to the agony'

Family of Elor Azariya disappointed by Rivlin’s decision to deny him a presidential pardon.Yoni Kempinski, Yesterday, 5:16 AM

Liberman 'saddened' that president failed to pardon Elor Azariya

Defense Minister had backed former Sgt. Elor Azariya's request for clemency, says president's failure to issue pardon a missed opportunity.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 10:08 PM

Elor Azariya's pardon request - rejected

President Reuven Rivlin turns down former IDF Sargent Elor Azariya's request for clemency for shooting death of Arab terrorist.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 5:40 PM

President Rivlin meets Los Angeles Hispanic leaders

'Our two communities face the challenge of preserving our cultural identity, together with being a part of the society around us.'Mordechai Sones, Wednesday, 11:12 AM

Agudath Israel: 'Jewish Pluralism' undermines true Jewish unity

'It is ironic that leaders of movements undermining true Jewish unity and continuity have been lecturing others about Jewish unity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 9:34 AM

'Israel will always be the home of every Jew'

President Rivlin addresses JFNA General Assembly, stresses importance of Israel-Diaspora relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:37 AM

Rivlin meets LA Mayor

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gives Rivlin a skateboard as a gift.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:37 AM

'We will never give up on Diaspora Jewry'

President Rivlin departs for Los Angeles to address Jewish Federation’s General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2017, 10:23 PM

Rivlin tells Spanish PM: 'BDS must stop'

Rivlin meets with Spanish Prime Minister, calls on him to change how Spain votes in international forums such as UNESCO.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2017, 8:47 PM

Rivlin in Spain: We hope all conflicts are solved peacefully

President Reuven Rivlin meets King Felipe VI of Spain in a State Dinner at the Royal Palace in Madrid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2017, 12:07 AM

Rivlin to Spanish Jews: We are brothers

President Reuven Rivlin meets leaders of Spain’s Jewish community, takes part in special event at Madrid’s Ibn Gabirol School.Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2017, 2:08 AM

IDF Chief of Staff opposes Azariya's pardon request

IDF leaders recommend president not pardon soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 10:21 PM

Liberman to President: Pardon Azariya

Defense Minister asks President Rivlin to 'consider public interest in this unique case, and the need to heal rifts in society.'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2017, 12:06 PM

President Rivlin heads to Spain to mark 30 years of diplomacy

President heads to Spain to celebrate relations between the countries, mark centenary of reestablishment of Spanish Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 11:51 AM

Elor Azariya's mother to President: I want my son back

Mother of soldier convicted of shooting wounded terrorist begs president to pardon her son.Gary Willig, 11/3/2017, 11:00 AM

'Rabin was the guardian of the walls of Jerusalem'

22nd anniversary of assassination of former PM Yitzhak Rabin marked by ceremony at Mt. Herzl.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2017, 4:49 PM

'Australia and Israel share much history'

President Rivlin meets Australia's Prime Minister Turnbull, notes warm relationship between the two countries.Chana Roberts, 11/1/2017, 2:27 PM

Bedouin shot at border recognized as terror victim

Defense Ministry recognizes Bedouin youth shot to death on Egyptian border as victim of hostilities.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2017, 10:10 AM

'Continued damage to Israel's basic values and character'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon slams PM Netanyahu for 'trying to buy time' at the expense of the Israeli public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2017, 8:08 PM

Esther Hayut sworn-in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

PM, President, and MKs attend swearing-in ceremony of new Supreme Court head, speak of need to prevent judicial overreach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 6:38 PM

'Rivlin is a Nazi apostate' scrawled on Bnei Brak wall

Slanderous graffiti calling Israeli President Rivlin an 'apostate Nazi' found in Bnei Brak.David Rosenberg, 10/25/2017, 3:00 PM

Rivlin: Award teaches us how we can all make a difference

President Rivlin addresses Balfour Declaration centennial at Young Person's Award ceremony at British Ambassador's ResidenceArutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2017, 11:16 AM

'Supreme Court is striking down laws left and right'

Jewish Home chief slams 'judicial revolution' and activist Supreme Court, claims court has gotten used to running roughshod over Knesset.David Rosenberg, 10/24/2017, 10:45 AM

'No president has never attacked the state like this'

Culture Minister Miri Regev says President Rivlin crossed a red line in his attack on the government today.Hezki Baruch, 10/23/2017, 8:00 PM

'An attempt to weaken the protectors of democracy'

Israeli president speaks at opening of Knesset winter session, slams attempts to 'intimidate, weaken' Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 5:08 PM

'I'm certain the president will free Azariya'

Transportation Minister says he is certain President Rivlin will grant pardon to jailed IDF soldier.Hezki Baruch, 10/20/2017, 1:52 PM

Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

Soldier convicted in shooting death of terrorist asks President Rivlin for pardon after Chief of Staff cut Azariya’s sentence to 14 months.Tzvi Lev, 10/19/2017, 8:10 PM

'We have never had a religious war with Islam'

President Rivlin meets Bishop Lekganyana, speaks about Jerusalem's unification and the friendship between Christians and Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 11:02 AM

Bar and Bat Mitzvah IDF orphans celebrate with President

President and wife hold festive meeting with the Chief of Staff for 28 IDF and security forces orphans of Bar and Bat Mitzvah age.Mordechai Sones, 10/16/2017, 8:55 PM

'Reuven always said that we live in an era of redemption'

President Rivlin pays condolence visit to family of Reuven Shmerling, murdered in terror attack on eve of Sukkot holiday.Hezki Baruch, 10/15/2017, 1:45 PM

'Sukkot is about bringing people together'

President visits Chief Rabbi's Sukkah, joining relatives of those murdered in Neve Tzuf terror attack.Hezki Baruch, 10/10/2017, 12:59 PM

President Rivlin sends condolences after Las Vegas shooting

In letter after Las Vegas massacre, Israeli President writes, 'We stand by you in mourning for terrible loss of life in a senseless attack.'Mordechai Sones, 10/2/2017, 6:43 PM

'Slain Border Policeman begged to return to combat service'

President Rivlin pays condolence call to family of Border Police officer Solomon Gavriya, who was killed in Har Adar terror shooting.Tzvi Lev, 9/28/2017, 6:03 PM

Rivlin examining 'special pardon' for 70th Independence day

President visits prisons, rehabilitation facilities. 'The power to pardon is a great privilege, but it is also a heavy responsibility.'Gary Willig, 9/28/2017, 3:38 PM

Watch: Selichot prayers at the President's Residence

Singer Yonatan Razel leads selichot prayers at the President Rivlin's residence in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 9/28/2017, 8:16 AM

Rivlin: Interpol decision harms fight against terrorism

Israeli president speaks with Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations about range of issues facing Jewish world.Gary Willig, 9/27/2017, 11:04 PM

President visits families of Har Adar terror victims

During visits, President Rivlin reveals that his grandson was at school in Har Adar, meters away from location of attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2017, 8:07 PM

Elor Azariya expected to request pardon from President Rivlin

President can cancel or further reduce sentence, or grant complete pardon - cancelling manslaughter conviction.Tal Polon, 9/27/2017, 6:58 PM

Watch: Rivlin urges world Jewry to fight terror, racism together

Israeli President wishes all Jews a happy and healthy new year, says Jewish communities will overcome hurricanes and anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 7:07 PM

Caribbean ambassador: Israel an economic, scientific powerhouse

President Rivlin hosts Rosh Hashanah reception for foreign ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps serving in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 5:04 PM

Rivlin honors Shimon Peres one year later

Israeli President calls for greater investment in high-tech in memory of his predecessor, Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2017, 6:59 PM

'Next confrontation will end decisively in Israel's favor'

DM visits Northern Corps exercise: 'Reminder to anyone who schemes to harm Israel's security and sees IDF's ability and power.'Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2017, 5:36 PM

'The next war will be very different'

President of Israel visits paratroopers participating in Northern Corps exercise: 'It's important for us to know that you're ready.'Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2017, 4:05 PM

Rivlin: Israel will help defeat ISIS

German Chancellor Merkel and President Rivlin meet, discuss cooperation on regional issues and defeating ISIS.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 9/7/2017, 3:12 PM

President Rivlin meets families of Munich Massacre victims

Israeli president, families of 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Arab terrorists in 1972, meet following dedication of memorial to victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2017, 5:46 PM

Rivlin attends memorial to Munich Massacre - 45 years late

Israeli president noted Fatah continues to call Munich Massacre of 11 athletes 'heroic,' memorial decades overdue.Gary Willig, 9/6/2017, 3:51 PM

'Israeli consulate is inseparable part of German community'

President Rivlin meets with Bavaria Minister-President Seehofer ahead of Munich Memorial inauguration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2017, 2:19 PM

'The Land of Israel does not belong to any party'

President, Opposition Leader attend 40th anniversary celebration of Samaria community Elkana. 'Elkana was established by Rabin government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 10:53 PM

UN Chief: Desire to destroy Israel is modern anti-Semitism

UN Secretary-General Guterres visits Yad Vashem, says he's committed to fighting anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2017, 12:44 PM

President Rivlin opens school year with haredi children

President Rivlin visits 'Boston' school in Bnei Brak, speaks to children on first day of new school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2017, 1:13 PM

'We're horrified by Barcelona attack, but no strangers to grief'

After Barcelona attacks, Israeli President Rivlin sends letter of condolence to Spain's King Felipe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2017, 12:43 PM

President Rivlin rejects Katsav request to cancel release terms

President Reuven Rivlin decides Sunday to reject request of convicted rapist former President Moshe Katsav to cancel terms of his release.Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2017, 2:22 PM

'A society that plays together, stays together'

NBA delegation visits President Rivlin's home in Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 8/10/2017, 1:45 PM

Katzav wants a pardon like Olmert's

Former President asks Rivlin to pardon him and remove his parole restrictions.Reut Hadar, 8/8/2017, 5:42 AM

'Avera is the son of all of us'

President Reuven Rivlin meets the family of Avera Mengistu, who is being held by Hamas in Gaza.Ido Ben Porat, 8/1/2017, 3:42 AM

'We cannot let the Kotel turn into a place symbolizing division'

President Reuven Rivlin held his traditional day of learning before the 9th of Av, and called for the Kotel to be a place of Jewish unity.Tzvi Lev, 7/31/2017, 3:49 PM

An exciting conversation with Rabbi Steinsaltz

President Rivlin calls Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on prolific scholar's birthday, wishes him continued health and many more years of teaching,Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2017, 3:50 PM