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Pictures: President Rivlin visits new IDF draftees

On the day of IDF August draft, President Reuven Rivlin pays the fresh recruits a visit to offer them encouragement for their new journey.Orly Harari, 8/2/2016, 3:51 PM

Israel's largest-ever delegation ready for Rio

Israeli delegation set to compete in Rio de Janeiro Olympics beginning Friday, hoping to bring home some medals after missing out in 2012.Marcus Moraes-JTA, 8/1/2016, 10:50 PM

Swearing-in ceremony for Supreme Rabbinical Court

Nine new Supreme Rabbinical Court judges sworn-in Sunday at Presidential Residence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 4:30 PM

Doctors confirm President in excellent condition

President Reuven Ruvlin undergoes routine medical checkup. Doctors say he is in excellent condition, should stay fit and watch food intake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2016, 10:57 AM

Few MKs show up for Knesset's Lebanon war memorial

Knesset event commemorating Second Lebanon War includes President, dignitaries, soldiers, bereaved families. Only the MKs skipped out.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2016, 8:17 PM

Rivlin: Paraguay is a true friend of Israel

President Reuven Rivlin welcomes Paraguayan counterpart making the first state visit by a president of Paraguay to Israel.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2016, 3:08 AM

President Rivlin sends condolence letter to France

President Reuven Rivlin declares solidarity with France following latest terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 11:01 AM

Rivlin to Muslim leaders: Stop the next murder

President Rivlin hosts Muslim leaders for iftar dinner, urges Palestinian leadership to stop the next terrorist attack.Ido Ben Porat, 7/4/2016, 5:46 AM

Israeli presidents bid farewell to Elie Wiesel

'Hero of the Jewish people, giant of humanity'; President Rivlin, Shimon Peres, pay tribute to Elie Wiesel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2016, 11:39 PM

Rivlin: We're committed to relations with the U.S.

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at Fourth of July celebration at the home of Ambassador Dan Shapiro.Nitsan Keidar, 7/1/2016, 12:12 AM

UN Ambassador: 'Abbas revealed his true colors'

Danny Danon denounces PA President Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with President Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 8:41 PM

Abbas refuses to meet with Rivlin in Europe

EU plan for Reuven Rivlin, Mahmoud Abbas fails when Abbas refuses to talk without 'preparation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 6:43 PM

Abbas: Israel is committing mass-murder

Palestinian Authority president blasts Israel's 'occupation' as 'genocidal' during speech to European Union parliament.David Rosenberg, 6/23/2016, 2:10 PM

Abbas refuses to meet Rivlin

Palestinian Authority president refuses European Union-brokered meeting with Israeli presidentArutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 12:54 PM

Rivlin: French initiative has 'fundamental faults'

President Rivlin speaks to European Parliament, says the current conditions are not right for peace talks.Uzi Baruch, 6/23/2016, 4:13 AM

Belgian church bells chime Israeli anthem

Belgian Catholic church plays Hatikvah in honor of a visit by the president of the Jewish state.JTA, 6/22/2016, 5:49 AM

Rivlin meets European Council president

In first official EU visit at president, Reuven Rivlin says Israel-EU relations should continue independently of conflict with Palestinians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 5:26 PM

Erekat blasts Rivlin for visiting 'settlements'

PLO Secretary-General blasts President Rivlin's tour of the Binyamin region.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2016, 5:46 AM

Rivlin: I told Obama two-states is 'irrelevant'

Israeli President recounts conversation with Obama at the White House, during tour of Samaria's Binyamin Region.Eliran Aharon, 6/6/2016, 1:45 PM

Netanyahu promises not to redivide Jerusalem

In Jerusalem Day ceremony PM vows 'never to return to reality of a torn city' and urges peace talks - even as Abbas demands division.Ari Yashar, 6/5/2016, 9:28 PM

Samaria medical center to 'build bridges'

Ariel University school of Health Sciences to sponsor Jewish-Palestinian center; move hailed by President Rivlin, Education Min. Bennett.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2016, 6:11 PM

Rivlin celebrates Jordan as ‘proud partner’

President Rivlin marks Jordanian Independence Day by addressing reception hosted by Jordan's Ambassador to Israel.Shoshana Miskin, 5/26/2016, 10:46 PM

'Tell us a new story of ourselves on every page'

President Reuven Rivlin speaks about the life-saving qualities of a good story in opening remarks to Writers' Festival.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/25/2016, 9:49 PM

'Criticism is fine, delegitimization is not'

Rivlin makes clear that there is a line between constructive criticism and anti-Semitic delegitimization in meeting with German delegation.Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2016, 4:44 PM

'Only direct negotiations will bring peace'

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin rejects idea of French-brokered talks in meeting with French PM.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/23/2016, 2:47 PM

Rivlin 'greatly saddened' by Ya'alon's departure

President says resignation is 'understandable, even appropriate,' but hopes outgoing minister will 'soon return to serve.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2016, 1:23 PM

Rivlin wants stronger ties with Africa

President Rivlin meets with Ivory Coast FM, declares that Israel aims to obtain observer status in the African Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 2:22 PM

President Rivlin welcomes Israel Bond reps

Rivlin hosts delegation of 140 representatives in celebration of the organization’s 65th anniversary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 2:57 PM

Independence Day in Jerusalem

President Rivlin hosts opening of Thursday's Independence Day festivities with Prime Minister, Defense Minister, and IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 9:42 AM

President Rivlin: We must keep up our hope

President Reuven Rivlin offers special message to friends of Israel around the world on Israel's 68th Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2016, 1:42 PM

'Promised Land is also a dream, a responsibility'

President Reuven Rivlin welcomes MLK III and Unsung Heroes award recipients in special ceremony Sunday.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/8/2016, 8:12 PM

Moshe Katsav submits clemency request

Convicted rapist, ex-President Moshe Katsav, submits request for early release to President's Office.Ari Soffer, 5/8/2016, 2:10 PM

Rivlin hosts French Jews, Muslims and Christians

Israeli President receives standing ovation from French delegation, laments anti-Semitism but hails French Jews' courage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2016, 6:18 PM

Katzav's wife met with Rivlin twice

Gila Katzav, wife of former president, reportedly met twice with current President Reuven Rivlin to discuss a pardon for her husband.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2016, 12:13 AM

Japan's business leaders come to learn 'chutzpah'

In a sign of ever growing bond, Japan Association of Corporate Executives picks Israel as first destination to learn key to innovation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2016, 4:28 PM

Rivlin considering clemency for Katzav

President Rivlin to weigh granting clemency to Katzav over declining health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2016, 7:57 AM

Rivlin, Netanyahu meet after PM's Russia trip

Both dignitaries wish Israel a happy Passover with unity and security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2016, 11:59 AM

Watch: President sells chametz to Chief Rabbi

President Rivlin sells all of the chametz in his residence to Rabbi Shlomo Amar, Jerusalem’s Chief Sephardic Rabbi, ahead of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2016, 5:10 PM

'If Abbas is serious, I am ready to meet with him'

During a meeting with Czech Foreign Minister, President Rivlin discussed a possible meeting to negotiate with the Palestinians.Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 2:47 PM

President Rivlin hosts Greek President

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos: 'We won't allow expressions of hatred between people, which is the source of racism, anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 5:15 PM

Israel concerned over ISIS threat to Turkish Jews

In talks with Turkish Jewish leader, Israeli president is first official to comment on reports of ISIS plans to massacre Jewish children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 9:17 PM

Rivlin meets Chinese VP Israel-China ties grow

Chinese delegation in Israel as ties deepen. President Rivlin: 'Our two countries are known for our abilities in cyber, innovation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 12:34 PM

Watch: Lev HaOlam anti-BDS event

View Arutz Sheva’s exclusive coverage of a Lev Haolam event aimed at helping businesses in Judea and Samaria.Shoshana Miskin, 3/24/2016, 4:43 PM

Purim gifts from the First Couple

President Reuven Rivlin and First Lady Nechama make surprise visit to their neighbors to deliver mishlochei manot.Uzi Baruch, 3/24/2016, 12:21 PM

'As a European I am deeply ashamed' of BDS

Supporters from around the world help Israeli businesses in Judea, Samaria combat 'anti-Semitic' BDS targeting of Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2016, 5:26 PM

Rivlin to Belgium: We must unite against terror

President Reuven Rivlin sent a condolence letter to Belgium's King Philippe: 'Sadly we, in Israel, are no strangers to the horror and grief'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2016, 5:41 PM

Erdogan sends condolence letter to Rivlin

Turkish President sends letter to Israeli counterpart to express condolences for death of three Israelis in Istanbul attack.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2016, 11:43 PM

Bibi: No proof Israelis were targeted in Turkey

Prime Minister Netanyahu comments on attack that killed 3 Israelis. Says intelligence officials are investigating all possibilities.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2016, 9:41 PM

'We felt Putin is loyal to Israel's security'

Rivlin meets Russian PM about expanding ties, as his director reveals details of meeting with Putin the day before.Hezki Baruch, 3/17/2016, 7:26 PM

Russia to complete Syria withdrawal within days

Russia's recently announced withdrawal from Syria will be completed in 2-3 days. Russia will retain air and naval bases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 12:36 PM

Israel presents red lines to Russia on Golan, Iran

President Rivlin met with Putin on Wednesday, outlining Israel's concerns as Russia prepares to remove its forces from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 8:45 AM

Rivlin, Putin discuss common fight against terror

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Rivlin: 'We also know how to deal with terror, fundamentalism.'Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2016, 4:53 PM

Biden: US resoundingly condemns terrorist violence

President Rivlin hosts US Vice President Joe Biden. Both talk about need to stand strong against terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 4:39 PM

Rivlin thanks Romania for its Holocaust education

President Reuven Rivlin hosts state dinner in honor of visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2016, 2:13 AM

'Eliyav was a man of great faith'

President Rivlin visits family of IDF officer killed by friendly fire during stabbing attack; 'We know we must live by the sword.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 2:50 PM

President Rivlin hails close ties with Bulgaria

Two countries' close ties hailed, as Rivlin recalls how Bulgarian King saved Jews during the Holocaust, cooperation against terror today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 4:24 PM

Rivlin greets first Egyptian ambassador in 3 years

Credentials of new Egyptian envoy Hazem Ahdy Khairat accepted by President Rivlin, signaling warming of ties with Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 3:49 PM