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

President Rivlin visits border security on Israel-Egypt border

Forces include Karakal, Arayot HaYarden, Bardelas, and Leviot HaBiq’a battalions tasked with routine security.Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2019, 4:04 PM

Mothers of IDF 'Lone Soldiers' meet with President Rivlin

Women from US, Australia, UK, Canada, South Africa, head to Israel to meet with their children serving in the IDF as 'lone soldiers'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 3:48 PM

German 'Kippa Day' organizer meets Pres. Rivlin

President Rivlin meets with German anti-Semitism commissioner Uwe Becker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 2:37 PM

'We share a past that contains points of light and darkness'

President Rivlin hosts Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović for a state dinner on the occasion of her visit to Israel.Nitzan Keidar, 7/30/2019, 10:15 AM

Rivlin: 'Hundreds of years of history became a mass grave'

Pres. Rivlin meets Croatian Pres. Grabar-Kitarović, praises cooperation, friendship, and joint fefforts to free world of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 3:23 PM

'To listen, accept, and hear each other'

President Rivlin: 'Religious Zionism has already proved that it knows the changes in outlook required of one seeking national leadership.'Hezki Baruch, 7/25/2019, 2:58 PM

'You protect the country, filled with a sense of mission'

President Rivlin visits Israeli Navy, during which he tours Gaza maritime border and Tamar gas rig.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 8:29 PM

Rivlin to Israel's U20 players: You have made us proud

President hosts Israeli under-20 basketball team, which won European Championship second time in a row. 'I take my hat off to you all.'Nitzan Keidar, 7/23/2019, 1:26 PM

Rivlin becomes 'Honorary Citizen of Seoul'

President meets with former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and is awarded the Honorary title on last day of visit to South Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 9:27 AM

Rivlin gives Talmudic tractate to South Korean president

Pres. Rivlin meets with South Korea's Pres. Moon Jae-in, signs memoranda of understanding in the fields of energy and education.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 2:57 PM

Rivlin: Egyptian leadership shows responsibility

President is guest of Egyptian Ambassador to Israel at reception in honor of Egypt's 67th National Day.Nitzan Keidar, 7/10/2019, 10:45 PM

Rivlin: You are the creative lab of our future

President hosts end-of-year event for 'Israeli Hope Standard,' which promotes 'partnership' education between members of different sectors.Orli Harari, 7/10/2019, 5:50 PM

'You are guarding the borders of the State of Israel'

President Rivlin visits training base of the Border Police. "Thank you for allowing everyone's personal security."Orli Harari, 7/10/2019, 2:59 AM

Rivlin family visits First Lady's grave

President Rivlin and his family visit the grave of the late First Lady Nechama Rivlin to mark 30 days since her death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 7:34 PM

'You are a model for Israeli society as a whole'

President Rivlin presents certificates of excellence to this year's IDF’s outstanding reserve units.Kobi Finkler, 7/2/2019, 12:10 AM

Rivlin: Left hides anti-Semitism behind anti-Zionism

Israeli president speaks at conference for concentrating efforts against BDS around the world.i24News, 6/20/2019, 11:15 AM

Netanyahu: We are all obligated to prevent a civil war

PM, President speak at memorial for victims of the sinking of the Altalena.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 6:54 PM

'37 years of pain and loss'

President Rivlin speaks at memorial ceremony for fallen soldiers of First Lebanon War. 'A war of no choice, for the peace of the Galilee.'Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2019, 4:29 PM

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