Balance between authorities is foundation of democracy

Pres. Rivlin: Justice system one of the pillars Israel rests on. PM Netanyahu: Balance between authorities is a foundation of democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 5:14 PM

Rivlin thanks Russia for securing return of missing soldier

President Rivlin a guest of honor at reception to celebrate Russia Day hosted by the Russian Embassy in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 12:07 AM

Photos: Thousands comfort the President

Friday was the last day of the shiva mourning for Nechama Rivlin, which is shortened because of the Shavuot holiday.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/7/2019, 8:17 PM

Hamas livid after Abbas phones Rivlin

PA chairman calls President Rivlin to express his condolences over the death of his wife, raising the ire of Hamas.Elad Benari, 6/7/2019, 4:41 AM

Israelis from all over the country console the President

Citizens from all over the country visit President's Residence on first day of the shiva for Nechama Rivlin.Orli Harari, 6/7/2019, 2:06 AM

Family of donor who gave lung to First Lady meets with President

A moving meeting takes place at the Presidential Residence when the family of Nechama's lung donor meets the Rivlins for the first time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 7:49 PM

Watch: Funeral of First Lady Nechama Rivlin

First lady laid to rest in plot of Great Leaders of the Nation at Har Herzl in Jerusalem. President and son say kaddish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 6:04 PM

Watch: President Rivlin pays final respects to his wife Nechama

Many Israelis join the president to say goodbye to First Lady Nechama Rivlin at the Jerusalem TheaterArutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 5:01 PM

'A sad day for the Rivlin family and the State of Israel'

Israeli leaders mourn the passing of Israel's First Lady, Nechama Rivlin. 'She was a great woman, yet unpretentious.'Hezki Baruch, 6/4/2019, 11:12 AM

Israel's First Lady, Nechama Rivlin, passes away

Israeli First Lady Nechama Rivlin, who underwent lung transplant surgery in March, has died. She would have been 74 years old tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2019, 10:30 AM

Israel marks Ethiopian Jews' Memorial Day

President, PM address memorial ceremony on Mt. Herzl for Ethiopian Jews who perished while attempting to make it to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2019, 2:27 PM

President Rivlin welcomes injured UK, Israeli vets at residence

Rivlin welcomes some 60 injured vets from the UK and their Israeli counterparts who have taken part in the first Veterans’ Games.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2019, 12:59 PM

Liberman: Every reasonable person would accept my bill

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says draft law is the only issue holding up coalition negotiations. 'I hope the haredim will accept my proposal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 8:10 PM

'I will do everything in my power to prevent another election'

Amid the crisis in coalition negotiations, President Rivlin releases video in which he outlines the possibilities available to him by law.Hezki Baruch, 5/29/2019, 4:55 PM

Rivlin meets with Chair of US House Foreign Affairs Cmte Engel

Eliot Engel in Israel: 'Friends will sometimes have disagreements, but that shouldn’t doesn’t and won’t obscure the bigger picture.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 3:29 PM

Rivlin hosts Iftar meal at presidential residence

Rivlin: The medical staff that takes care of Nechama is made up of Jews and Arabs. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 1:12 AM

Rivlin: Germany has 'capitulated' to anti-Semitism

'Jews are not safe on German soil,' says Israeli President after Germany warns Jews not to wear kippot in public.AFP, 5/26/2019, 1:29 PM

President Rivlin to Shaldag special forces: 'Best of the best'

Rivlin visits elite unit, is briefed by its commander. 'I don't see a situation in which IDF is not the people’s army. It's that simple.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 4:53 PM

Special pardon period comes to an end, with 551 helped

Pres. Rivlin, outgoing Minister Shaked, hold meeting to mark end of pardon period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 5:02 PM

'Israel seeks peace but we cannot compromise on security'

President Rivlin receives credentials of ambassadors from Ethiopia, Finland, Peru, Greece and Nicaragua.Nitsan Keidar, 5/17/2019, 3:12 AM

'True peace is not made with a piece of paper'

President Rivlin participates in reception in honor of Europe Day.Orli Harari, 5/16/2019, 4:09 AM

Rivlin meets group of mayors from 5 US cities

President Rivlin meets group of mayors led by Mayor of LA Eric Garcetti - who reveals his previously-unknown link.to the Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 4:15 PM

Rivlin thanks astronaut for plans to bring Israeli flag to space

Israeli president thanks Jessica Meir over her plans to bring Israeli flag into space in September flight.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 5/14/2019, 7:35 AM

President grants Netanyahu extra time to form government

Rivlin agrees to request by Netanyahu, granting PM two extra weeks to negotiate coalition deals with partners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 2:39 PM

Outstanding soldier who felt unwell gets his award

During Independence Day ceremony for outstanding soldiers, Ariel Salem was sent to hospital, missing ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 3:07 PM

Rivlin: Israel is a 'superpower of hope'

President Rivlin hosts diplomatic and consular corps in honor of Israel’s 71st Independence Day.Hezki Baruch, 5/10/2019, 5:38 AM

Rivlin to outstanding soldiers: Thank you for your spirit

'You, who are not afraid of challenges, who are ready for the unexpected, who pull harder and stronger than anyone, you are Israel’s hope.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 1:33 PM

Watch: The President's Independence Day greetings

President Rivlin's message for Israel's 71st Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day).Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 8:08 PM

President visits family of driver killed by missile

President Rivlin pays Memorial Day condolence visit to family of Moshe Feder, killed by anti-tank missile that hit his car 2 days ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 5:19 PM

President at Western Wall torch-lighting opening Yom HaZikaron

President Rivlin: 'Dear families, I stand humbled before the strengths you developed without wishing for them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2019, 9:40 PM

Presidential surprise for IDF soldiers

Soldiers preparing for annual award ceremony get surprise visit from President Reuven Rivlin on eve of Israeli memorial day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2019, 12:26 PM

'The knock on the door, the symbol of loss'

President Rivlin meets members of IDF casualties unit whose job is to inform families when soldiers are killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 1:18 PM

Rivlin calls for unity in remembering Holocaust victims

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at the ceremony closing Yom Hashoah at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai.Eliran Aharon, 5/3/2019, 4:03 AM

'Anti-Semitism is permeating the heart of European leadership'

'Survivors, every one of you is a miracle, a symbol of life out of death, of hope and faith in life and the eternity of the Jewish people.'President Reuven Rivlin, 5/1/2019, 8:42 PM

21st Knesset officially begins

President Rivlin quotes Menachem Begin in calling for civility between the coalition and the opposition in the new Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 4:55 PM

'The Admor gave voice to the heroism of faith'

Israeli leaders eulogize Rabbi Menachem Mendel Taub, the Admor of Kaliv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 2:23 PM

Supreme Court rejects petition against Netanyahu forming gvmt

'Petition before us reveals no grounds for intervention in decision of President of State,' judges Barak, Elron, Gruskoff rule.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2019, 8:15 PM

Pres. Rivlin celebrates Passover with lone soldiers

President Rivlin, IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, celebrate Passover seder with 400 lone soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2019, 9:21 PM

President to host 400 lone soldiers from 35 countries

President Reuven Rivlin to have Seder with 400 lone soldiers from around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2019, 6:39 PM

Netanyahu tasked with forming government

President Rivlin chooses Netanyahu to establish next coalition. 'For the fifth time, you have secured the support of this dear people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 8:34 PM

'Hoping for a strong and stable government'

Rivlin tonight formally taps candidate for premier - Netanyahu. 'I hope we are soon back to routine, led by a strong, stable government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 4:09 PM

Netanyahu to be formally tapped for premiership today

President Rivlin receives final results of Knesset election, will formally task Netanyahu with forming 35th Israeli government.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2019, 2:23 PM

Blue and White: We won't join unity government

Representatives of Blue and White party rejected president's overtures for unity government, recommend Benny Gantz for premier.Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2019, 11:58 AM

Rivlin to meet with party reps as coalition building begins

President Rivlin to begin consultations with parties Monday morning - the first step in selecting a prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 8:31 AM

Rivlin to begin consultations for nominating PM on Monday

Even though official results won't be ready until Wednesday, President Rivlin to begin consultations for nominating PM tomorrow.David Rosenberg, 4/14/2019, 4:05 PM

Rivlin: We will never forgive and never forget

Israel's Pres. Rivlin promises Jewish people will 'never forgive and never forget,' says 'no one' can order Jews to forgive Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2019, 9:37 PM

Coalition consultations to begin next week

President Rivlin to begin consultations for formation of government next week. Netanyahu expected to receive mandate to form government.Hezki Baruch, 4/10/2019, 2:12 PM

'Only Israeli voters will decide who the PM will be'

President votes in Jerusalem, addressing health condition of his wife, Nechama. 'I hope next year we will vote here together.'Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 10:39 AM

'Go out and vote'

In an open letter to the Israeli public, Pres. Reuven Rivlin emphasizes importance of freedom, urges everyone to vote.President Reuven Rivlin, 4/9/2019, 9:47 AM

President Rivlin visits Ofer Prison, speaks with IPS command

'"Prison warder" can be misleading. You're brave servicemen on front line along with security forces. You, not prison walls, keep us safe.'Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2019, 6:24 PM

'Israel-US science collabo sure to bring incredible discoveries'

Rivlin hosts signing for cooperation between Israel National Academy of Sciences and Humanities, American National Academy of Sciences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 11:58 AM

Rivlin: The end of 37 years of pain and doubt

President thanks IDF for finally returning body of First Sergeant Zachary Baumel 37 years after he was killed in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 7:11 PM

Rivlin's first stop: 'World's best mother and grandmother'

Pres. Rivlin thanks Israeli public for support during wife's recovery, says medical care 'first-class'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 3:20 PM

Nechama Rivlin in serious but stable condition

Pres. Rivlin returns to Israel, keeps constant contact with hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 9:14 AM

Health of First Lady deteriorates

President Reuven Rivlin cuts short his state visit to Canada, returning to Israel following sudden deterioration in his wife's health.Elad Benari, 4/2/2019, 11:08 PM

A present for Canada's PM: Socks from Israel

President Rivlin gives Canadian PM Trudeau a unique gift, courtesy of Nechama Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 4:18 PM

'Peace requires trust - and there is little of that right now'

President Rivlin attends Holocaust memorial in Ottawa with Canadian PM, and state dinner, where he discusses Israeli security situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 10:50 AM