Memorial ceremony for Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel

President Rivlin, PM Netanyahu deliver remarks at the official memorial ceremony for Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2020, 5:51 PM

'Amit will remain a symbol for us'

President Rivlin pays condolence call on the family of Staff Sergeant Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in the line of duty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2020, 2:18 PM

'Without agriculture, Israel has no independence'

President Rivlin visits Gaza area and meets with local farmers dealing with the consequences of the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 6:19 PM

Rivlin speaks with German president to mark 55 years of diplomatic relations

Pres. Rivlin speaks with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany to mark 55 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 4:17 PM

Pres. Rivlin meets Druze, Circassian leaders over funding delays

President Rivlin meets with Druze and Circassian leaders in light of their protest against delays in government funds to their communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 7:02 PM

President Reuven Rivlin tasks Netanyahu with forming new government

President Rivlin grants Netanyahu mandate to form next government. Unity government expected to be sworn in next Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 8:45 PM

'Every breakthrough is a big step towards victory'

Israeli researchers develop 'Shalom Corona antibody' designed to neutralize the coronavirus. President Rivlin lauds 'breakthrough'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 4:56 PM

Rivlin asks Ministry of Health to allow family visits to hostels

President seeks leniency for family visits to those with physical and mental disabilities living in hostels operated by the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 11:21 AM

President Rivlin expresses solidarity with New York

Israeli President speaks with New York Governor Cuomo, thanks governor for his commitment to New York Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 7:44 PM

Rivlin congratulates Israel Prize recipients

“Continue to work, each one in their field, to have an influence on the world in which we live, and to create tomorrow’s world with us."Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 8:22 PM

Watch: President Rivlin's greeting for Israel's Independence Day

President Reuven Rivlin: No virus can keep us from celebrating the miracle of the Jewish and democratic State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 3:22 AM

Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

President at Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall: We will embrace you, beloved families, from afar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 9:10 PM

Rivlin: Anti-Semitism is spreading like a virus

Israeli President addresses opening ceremony of Holocaust Memorial Day.i24News, 4/20/2020, 10:49 PM

Likud demands president give mandate to form government to Netanyahu

Ministers Katz and Levin write letter to President Rivlin protesting his decision to return mandate to Knesset and not give it to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 3:32 PM

Rivlin must decide on next stage by tomorrow

As Gantz's mandate expires, president has several options for the next stage in efforts to form a government.Shimon Cohen, 4/12/2020, 8:59 AM

Rivlin speaks to Pope in light of coronavirus pandemic

President Rivlin to Pope Francis: We are fighting a stubborn and cruel enemy together, and that is how we will overcome it.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/8/2020, 9:50 PM

Watch: Passover greeting from President Rivlin

Ahead of Passover and amid coronavirus pandemic, Israeli President sends greetings to Israelis and to Jewish communities around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2020, 6:00 AM

‘Now more than ever, we are one family’

President to world Jewish leaders: No plague can break the chain that stretches back to the exodus from Egypt and binds our people together.Orli Harari, 4/6/2020, 2:03 AM

Rivlin: No false accusations against any particular group

Ahead of Pesach, president sells chametz with J'lem Sephardi chief rabbi, condemns remarks against haredi community regarding coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2020, 1:17 PM

Rivlin continues talks with world leaders over coronavirus

President Rivlin continues his conversations with world leaders as part of the international cooperation to contain the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2020, 11:14 AM

The judicial coup In Israel is outrageous

Despite unity talks, we must remember that the left-leaning Israeli Supreme Court joined a planned coup not only by ruling on the Edelstein issue but in allowing Blue and White to take over Knesset committees before forming a government. Kenneth S. Abramowitz, 3/31/2020, 10:59 PM

'A faithful and merciful healer'

President sends letter wishing recovery to world leaders who have contracted coronavirus, citing prayer recited daily by Jews for healing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2020, 2:59 PM

Compromise to allow continued government negotiations fails

Likud and Blue and White discuss possibility Benny Gantz himself be appointed Knesset Speaker to continue talks between the two parties.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2020, 2:44 PM

Rivlin: 'Inconceivable' that anyone would disobey court ruling

President critical of outgoing Knesset Speaker for refusing to carry out Supreme Court order to convene plenum to elect new speaker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 8:50 PM

Between a rock and a hard place

Joinng a coalition is not so simple for the Joint List, and much less simple for Israel. Sheri Oz, 3/20/2020, 5:59 AM

Story time with the president: 'Room for Rent' by Lea Goldberg

President Rivlin contributes to efforts to provide Israeli children with activity in the wake of coronavirus restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2020, 12:43 PM

Rivlin: With every coronavirus update, we pray for Diaspora Jewry

Pres. Rivlin meets with head of Jewish Agency, discusses impact of coronavirus on Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2020, 2:33 PM

Gantz: 'Public is sick of hate and divisions'

Pres. Rivlin tasks Benny Gantz with forming a gov't, urges 'as broad a gov't as possible.' Gantz: 'We'll try to form a gov't within days.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 1:17 PM

Rivlin meets with Gantz, Netanyahu

President meets leaders of the 2 largest parties following consultations with heads of all Knesset factions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 8:32 PM

President to task Gantz with forming government

Blue and White leader to receive first chance to form government, expected to pursue minority government with outside Arab support.Gary Willig, 3/15/2020, 6:59 PM

Gantz receives recommendations of 61 MKs

Avigdor Liberman joins Joint Arab List, Labor-Gesher-Meretz in recommending Benny Gantz for prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 5:33 PM

Deri: This time willingness for unity is there

Shas chairman recommends Netanyahu for prime minister in meeting with President, says Blue and White more serious about unity than before.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 3:31 PM

Watch: Consultations with the president ahead of gov't formation

President Rivlin meets with Knesset faction reps to receive their recommendations before announcing who will be tasked to form government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 11:00 AM

Will Orly Levy-Abekasis recommend Netanyahu?

Gesher chairwoman informs President Rivlin that she would like to make independent recommendation for PM and not with Labor-Meretz.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2020, 5:03 AM

'Any agreement producing stable government with public trust is welcome'

President Rivlin receives official election results from chair of the Central Elections Cmte, urging big parties to compromise for unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2020, 3:39 PM

Rivlin: Health Minister is Chief of Staff against Coronavirus

President visits IDF Central Command, emphasizes importance of preparation against Coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 3:59 PM

President Rivlin: 'Sense of deep shame' at third elections

President Rivlin votes in Jerusalem, uges every Israeli to 'go out and make your voice heard.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2020, 11:10 AM

Australia: No one leaving here needs to worry about having contracted COVID-19

President Rivlin speaks with Foreign Minister Katz and Health Minister Litzman about the risk of Israelis contracting COVID-19 in Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2020, 1:38 PM

Rivlin opens day's trading at Australian Securities Exchange

“Today, I would like to ring the bell for partnership, for true friendship!" President says as he rings bell to open trading day at the ASX.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2020, 9:18 AM

Rivlin to Melbourne schoolchildren: 'Bullying is violence, don't stand by and watch'

President Rivlin meets thousands of students from Jewish schools in Melbourne.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2020, 9:02 AM

Rivlin visits wildlife hospital in Australia

Following brushfires that raged in Australia, President Rivlin visits the wildlife hospital at Taronga Zoo in Sydney.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 10:09 AM

Rivlin leads summit in Fiji

President received in Fiji in an official welcome ceremony, later leading a summit meeting with Pacific Island states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 9:58 AM

Rivlin to travel to Australia and Pacific Islands for historic summit

Israeli President Rivlin to meet with leaders of Pacific Islands' for historic summit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2020, 9:02 AM

Rivlin meets with ambassadors from African countries to Israel

President comments on UN blacklist. "We hope that our friends will oppose this outrageous political decision.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 12:57 PM

Pres. Rivlin asks Peru to pardon 24-year-old Israeli suspected of smuggling drugs

Pres. Rivlin writes to Peruvian President, requesting clemency for Hodaya Monsongo, who has been under arrest there for several months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2020, 8:33 PM

Missing soldiers' parents meet German officials in Berlin

President Reuven Rivlin invited parents of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul to join him in Berlin, where they met local officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2020, 12:12 AM

Rivlin to Jewish leaders: We are one family, we all stand together

President Reuven Rivlin meets heads of communities from the US, Turkey, Argentina, Australia, South Africa and other countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2020, 2:54 AM

Israeli President Rivlin says anti-Semitism 'hovering' again over Europe

Visiting Poland and Germany, Pres. Rivlin warns of rising anti-Semitism in Europe, says US peace plan 'could bring great hope.'AFP & Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 1:54 PM

Pres. Rivlin leves for Poland and Germany on Holocaust memorial trip

President Rivlin’s visit to Poland and Germany to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 11:25 AM

'A historic gathering for all of humanity'

President's Residence hosts world leaders for event marking International Holocaust Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 8:25 PM

Macron: Anti-Semitism spreading across Europe, France, is sign of 'a very serious disease'

Israel's Pres. Rivlin meets with French Pres. Macron. 'Our commitment to memory of the Holocaust, fight against anti-Semitism, unites us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 4:50 PM

Apple's Siri system calls Israel the 'Zionist Occupation State'

Apple iPhone's Siri voice-controlled personal assistant system calls President Reuven Rivlin 'the president of the Zionist Occupation State'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 6:57 PM

Rivlin: "There are Heroes in Israel" to Ben Shabbat family

State President Reuven Rivlin, sent a letter of condolence to Ben Shabbat family. The late Moti Ben Shabbat drowned after attempting to rescElisheva Lavi, 1/9/2020, 3:51 PM

President Reuven Rivlin congratulates 'Siyum HaShas' participants

President Rivlin sends a congratulatory letter to the chairman of the Agudath Israel of America and also addresses anti-Semitic attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 4:54 PM

2019 in a nutshell - A round up of the year at Beit HaNasi

Summing up the past year at the Beit HaNasi - the official residence of the President of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2019, 2:22 PM

President Rivlin: State of Israel is committed to religious freedom for all

Pres. Rivlin emphasizes commitment to Christian holy sites, says nearly all mines cleared from Land of Monasteries area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 1:54 PM

Rivlin meets Judge Rachel Freier

President meets Rachel Freier, the first female Hasidic judge in the US and 'an inspiration to haredi women.;Gary Willig, 12/26/2019, 9:40 PM