Jordan to reopen Tomb of Aaron to Israelis

Following intervention by President Rivlin, Jordan to reopen Aaron's Tomb to Israeli tourists, ending four-month closure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 10:46 PM

"Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism"

President Rivlin meets UK Chief Rabbi in LondonArutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 5:58 PM

Rabbis propose PM retire in exchange for pardon

Leading religious Zionist rabbis write to President Rivlin asking him to resolve political crisis by offering Netanyahu chance to retire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 8:52 PM

'Iran's proxies trying to drag us into ongoing bloody conflict'

Pres. Rivlin speaks at memorial ceremony for those who fell during Operation Kadesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 2:43 PM

Rivlin: 'This is a period of geopolitical temporary blindness'

Knesset Speaker Edelstein arrives at Presidential residence to hear, officially, that all coalition talks have failed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 3:00 PM

Rivlin to Likud: 'Arab MKs not enemies of State'

Rivlin denies all Arab elected officials are threat to existence of State of Israel and fifth column.Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2019, 9:15 PM

Netanyahu, Elkin, Levin meet with President

Later this evening, PM to meet with Blue and White Chairman at his Jerusalem bureau; Earlier, Gantz and Liberman meet in Tel Aviv.Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2019, 8:53 PM

Country leaders attend Director's Brit at President's house

Ministers and MKs attend circumcision ceremony for son of President's House's Director Harel Toby. President honored Sandek.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2019, 10:26 PM

'A unity government can still be established'

President Rivlin makes final push for unity government, says 'personal issues' are make impediment to breakthrough, can be overcome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 5:10 PM

Rivlin outline: 'No disqualifications, no boycotts'

Channel 13 News reveals details about President Rivlin's plan for unity government as presented to Netanyahu and Gantz.Elad Benari, 11/15/2019, 5:36 AM

Rivlin meets commander of US Air Force

President Reuven Rivlin meets Chief of Staff of the US Air Force General David L Goldfein as part of the joint US-Israel Blue Flag exercise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2019, 10:06 PM

President Rivlin: 'Response to quiet will be quiet'

State President relates to fragile cease fire.Mordechai Sones, 11/14/2019, 11:29 AM

Rivlin, Liberman meet, agree on 'as broad a gov't as possible'

President meets with Yisrael Beytenu chair. They agree that the two large parties should be the principle founding partners in next gov't.Orli Harari, 11/13/2019, 4:07 PM

'We are determined to win and hit the enemy'

President Rivlin awarded Doctor of Philosophy by Weizmann Institute of Science.Orli Harari, 11/13/2019, 4:05 AM

Rivlin: Now is not the time for political clashes

''May the hands of all the security forces be strengthened - the efforts to succeed this morning have been a long time in the making."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019, 8:42 AM

'Israeli classrooms must be able to contain everyone'

President Rivlin participates in first education conference of Bnei Akiva high schools, together with Makor Rishon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 1:31 PM

'Don't believe insane fringe theories on Rabin assassination'

President Rivlin blasts Rabin assassination conspiracy theories. 'Accept the reality and use it to take stock of what happened to us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 7:15 PM

'Yigal Amir murdered Rabin, turned our nightmares into reality'

At Rabin memorial, President Rivlin warns of dangerous polarization in Israeli politics. 'Don't let political rivalries turn into hatred.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 3:28 PM

'Another terrible example of the reality for Jews in Europe'

President Rivlin writes to Holocaust survivor and Italian Senator Liliana Segre after she received anti-Semitic threats to her life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 12:44 PM

EU Coordinator on combatting Antisemitism: Change is possible

Watch: Katherina von Schnurbein spoke at a special emergency conference hosted by Israeli president Reuven RivlinYoni Kempinski, 11/4/2019, 10:38 PM

'Jews under attack 81 years after Kristallnacht'

President Rivlin holds emergency conference with special envoys for combating anti-Semitism from around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 7:20 PM

Gantz receives mandate to form government

President Rivlin gives Blue and White leader Benny Gantz task of forming government coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 10/23/2019, 8:07 PM

Gantz to receive mandate to form government tomorrow night

President Rivlin to give Blue and White leader chance to form government after PM Netanyahu returns mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2019, 7:59 PM

Netanyahu returns mandate to Rivlin

PM returns mandate to form government 2 days before it expires. Gantz next to have chance to form coalition.Gary Willig, 10/21/2019, 8:02 PM

Rivlin appeals to Putin over Naama Issachar

"I am appealing to your mercy and compassion with a request for your personal intervention to grant her an extraordinary pardon."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2019, 2:47 PM

Israel to Germany: 'Make sure this never happens again'

President Rivlin tells German counterpart that 'there is more to be done' to secure Jews in Germany. 'Fascism is entire world's concern.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 7:15 PM

'Put aside divisions and build bridges of cooperation'

President Rivlin hosted some 500 people for traditional Selichot prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 1:44 AM

Netanyahu agreed to Rivlin's proposal, Gantz refused

Rivlin presented a proposal for a shared government, but Blue and White rejected the idea.Ben Ariel, 9/26/2019, 2:03 AM

Rivlin: Election law should be updated

President receives official results for elections to 22nd Knesset. "Important that everyone feels elections are fair and transparent."Hezki Baruch, 9/25/2019, 7:20 PM

President Rivlin to name candidate to form gov't tonight

President to give Netanyahu or Gantz chance to form government after receiving final election results.AFP, 9/25/2019, 6:14 PM

'We must ask our leaders to form a government quickly'

Rivlin meets CEO and President of Jewish Federations of North America.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2019, 3:06 AM

The head-scratching Israeli election

Can a broad unity government be agreed upon in Israel? Or is the next election already underway?The Land Of Israel Network, 9/24/2019, 1:46 AM

Netanyahu, Gantz meet: Time for unity in Israel.

Likud, Blue and White leaders agree to meet again following discussion with President Rivlin. 'Significant step forward.'Gary Willig, 9/23/2019, 10:38 PM

First step in formation of unity government?

PM Netanyahu, Gantz meet President Rivlin in attempt to break election deadlock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 8:38 PM

Netanyahu, Gantz invited to joint meeting with President Rivlin

Prime Minister and rival Benny Gantz invited to meet with President Rivlin Monday night, after both come up short of 61 MK-majority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 1:28 PM

Rivlin to continue consultations with elected parties

Rivlin to hold second day of consultations with parties elected to the 22nd Knesset. Each party will recommend a candidate for PM.Hezki Baruch, 9/23/2019, 6:36 AM

Tibi to Rivlin: We own this land

"We did not immigrate here, we were born here, we are a native population," says Joint List MK.Elad Benari, 9/23/2019, 6:03 AM

President Rivlin: 'The people want a stable unity government'

Rivlin says that the only way to form a stable government is to have the two large parties join forces.Hezki Baruch, 9/22/2019, 8:04 PM

Arab Joint List to recommend Benny Gantz for PM

'We will make history today - and do what is needed to oust Netanyahu,' says MK Ahmed Tibi, as Joint List votes to recommend Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 6:45 PM

Large parties to give Rivlin their recommendations today

Yisrael Beytenu, Joint List remain mysteries as parties prepare to make their chooses for prime minister following last week's elections.Gary Willig, 9/22/2019, 8:11 AM

Rivlin to meet with PM Netanyahu, Benny Gantz

Pres. Rivlin will hold meeting in attempt to understand whether unity government is possible, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2019, 10:10 PM

Rivlin to meet party leaders to choose PM starting Sunday

Israeli president to begin process of choosing prime minister following close election by seeking recommendations from party leaders.AFP, 9/19/2019, 5:00 PM

Turnout 2.4% higher than last election

Turnout stands at nearly 64% as of 6 PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 10:01 PM

President Rivlin: Voters will decide who will be PM

Reuven Rivlin votes in Jerusalem, calls on voters to turnout in second election of 2019. 'Neither the president nor party leaders choose PM'Hezki Baruch, 9/17/2019, 10:02 AM

'I'm pained by anti-haredi rhetoric'

President Reuven Rivlin: 'I chose to act in the words of the prophet Amos: 'He who is wise will remain silent at that time.''Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 7:55 PM

Rivlin hosts 'Women in Diplomacy Network'

"It is not just for women to fight for gender equality. We must all demand it and work towards it," President tells female diplomats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 2:40 PM

President Rivlin given surprise birthday party at IDF visit

'Nothing more thrilling than to celebrate your 80th birthday with youngest, most daring brigade in army. With you, I feel safe and young.'Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2019, 4:27 PM

President Rivlin's chief of staff gives birth to 12th child

Chief of Staff of the President's Residence, Rivka Ravitz, gives birth to a son. Ravitz has been working for Rivlin since 1999.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 10:44 PM

'Hevron isn't an obstacle to peace'

President Rivlin calls on government to expand Jewish community in Hevron and Kiryat Arba. 'Hevron tests our ability to coexist.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 2:54 PM

Rivlin: If you want calm, both sides of border must have quiet

Israeli president says IDF 'ready and willing' to act if necessary, following Hezbollah missile attacks on northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2019, 6:58 PM

Rivlin to soldiers: 'You are an example for all of us'

Pres. Rivlin visits IDF's Judea and Samaria Division, meets with forces operating since Friday terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 2:39 PM

President Rivlin visits bombing victims

Pres. Rivlin visits Rabbi Eitan and Dvir Shnerb, consoles them after death of Rina, 17: ' We must make sure Rina's voice is always heard.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2019, 11:52 AM

Rivlin meets with 'House of Wheels' campers

House of Wheels works with young people with physical and motor disabilities, helping them integrate into society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2019, 2:59 PM

Rivlin to Pelosi: Israel must be above political disputes

President speaks to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after Trump questions how Jews could vote for Democratic party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 8:32 PM

Only one chance to form a government

Senior political officials believe Pres. Rivlin will not grant extension for coalition negotiations.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2019, 3:15 PM

New military secretary to the president

In festive ceremony, the new military secretary to the president takes up his appointment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2019, 8:23 AM

'The house you built is a beacon to us all'

President pays condolence visit to family of student murdered last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2019, 6:32 PM