'I strengthen the residents of Shomron'

President Rivlin responds to murder attack near Havat Gilad. 'Bring the murderers and their accomplices to justice as soon as possible.'Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2018, 2:35 PM

'Army Radio calls me fascist and autistic'

Justice Minister defends Army Radio pundit Irit Linur after she was suspended for calling President Rivlin 'insolent piece of work'.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 4:19 PM

'Tokyo is Japan's capital, Jerusalem is Israel's capital'

President Rivlin meets with Japanese Foreign Minsiter Tarō Kōno in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 5:03 PM

'Please Mr. President, pardon Elor'

Despite President Rivlin's refusal to grant clemency request to Elor Azariya, family of jailed soldier urge president to reconsider.David Rosenberg, 12/24/2017, 4:06 PM

Guillotine-wielding demonstrator: 'I am opposed to violence'

Demonstrator holding mock guillotine at leftist rally Saturday night denies he was calling for Netanyahu's murder.Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 9:34 AM

Rivlin: We will not tolerate a 'trickle' of rockets

Israeli president lights final Hanukkah candles with soldiers from elite Maglan special forces unit. 'You are our Maccabees.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2017, 8:09 PM

Rabbi Shteinman's family won't visit his grave on Hanukkah

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein tells family to recite Psalms, learn Torah, instead of visiting grave on Hanukkah, as is the custom.Ben Shaul, 12/18/2017, 1:01 PM

Rivlin to pardon convicted soldier on Independence Day

President Rivlin considers whether to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya on Israel's 70th birthday.Reut Hadar, 12/15/2017, 9:24 AM

German President: Racism and hatred have no place in Germany

German President calls President Rivlin, condemns anti-Semitic protests following Trump's recognition of J'lem as capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 2:46 PM

'Rabbi Shteinman carried entire Jewish people on his shoulders'

President eulogizes Rabbi Shteinman: 'He gave thousands of people direction in their lives. His wisdom was second only to his humility.'David Rosenberg, 12/12/2017, 8:35 AM

Israelis back presidential pardon for Elor Azariya

By double-digit margin, Israelis favor presidential pardon for Elor Azariya. Israelis also back Hotovely following controversial comments.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2017, 10:29 AM

'A new chapter for the international community'

Israeli politicians praise Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 10:08 PM

Rivlin: Obvious Jerusalem is Israel's capital

Israeli President says all diplomats know Jerusalem is capital of Israel as they visit him, government in capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 3:25 PM

Rivlin at condolence visit: 'A true reason to lament'

President pays condolence visit today at home of family of Sergeant Ron Yitzchak Kukia, murdered in Arad stabbing attack.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2017, 7:31 PM

'Terror will not lift its head'

Israeli PM Netanyahu, President Rivlin, Defense Minister Liberman send condolences to family of murdered soldier, promise to fight terror.Ido Ben Porat, 12/1/2017, 11:25 AM

'An Arab breathing with the lungs of a Jew'

President Reuven Rivlin hosts event for organ donors and praises them for bringing the country together.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 6:48 PM

'Through ups and downs, we have always remained strong friends'

President Rivlin welcomes Vatican's Papal Nuncio and three new ambassadors to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 4:11 PM

President makes condolence call to family of late Hodaya Asulin

'Terrorist who carried out attack did not know what a person's soul is,' said victim's mother. 'Hodaya continued to live despite it all.'Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2017, 7:47 PM

Rivlin invites new Royal couple to honeymoon in Israel

President Reuven Rivlin congratulates Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle, suggests they celebrate their honeymoon in Israel.Elad Benari, 11/28/2017, 4:47 AM

Netanyahu signs petition calling for amnesty for Elor Azariya

PM joins petitioners calling on President Rivlin to reconsider refusal to pardon soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2017, 7:41 PM

'I am certain Ukraine will fight anti-Semitism uncompromisingly'

President Rivlin meets with Ukrainian FM Klimkin, speaks about economic ties, tourism, and the joint battle against anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2017, 1:06 PM

Jewish Home MK: Most Israelis want convicted soldier pardoned

MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli calls on President Rivlin to reconsider his refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya.Benny Tucker, 11/25/2017, 8:10 PM

Sadat in Jerusalem: 40 years later

'Egypt is an extremely important ally. Our connection is more important than words can say, and it can never be taken for granted.'Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2017, 4:40 PM

Likud minister: Picture of Rivlin is despicable, but not a crime

Public Security Minister Erdan says picture of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh is 'despicable,' but no reason for police to open investigation.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 11/20/2017, 1:43 PM

Photo of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh sparks probe

President Rivlin cancels olive harvest event as police investigate a picture of Rivlin in kaffiyeh disseminated on social media.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2017, 1:14 PM

'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

Likud ministers discuss Israeli public's criticism of President Rivlin's refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier.Chana Roberts, 11/20/2017, 10:42 AM

'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, 11/20/2017, 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, 11/19/2017, 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, 11/19/2017, 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, 11/15/2017, 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, 11/15/2017, 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, 11/14/2017, 4:37 AM

Rivlin meets LA Mayor

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gives Rivlin a skateboard as a gift.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2017, 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