Rivlin: Anyone who tries to harm us will be defeated

Israeli president speaks at ceremony for the fallen of the Six Day War. 'The State of Israel is ready and prepared for every scenario.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 6:54 PM

Shin Bet celebrates 70 years: 'We trust you'

President Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu praise Israel Security Agency as it celebrates its 70th anniversary.Ido Ben Porat, 5/11/2018, 2:06 AM

Rivlin: We are faced with ongoing conflict with Iranian regime

Israeli president says Iran plans to 'wreak havoc, death, and destruction in the region and around the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 9:23 PM

Israel welcomes Trump's decision to withdraw from JCPOA

President Rivlin says Trump's decision a 'significant step in ensuring the security of Israel, the Middle East, and the world.'Gary Willig, 5/8/2018, 10:14 PM

Rivlin hosts foreign ambassadors, diplomats, on Independence Day

President, First Lady tell foreign diplomats of Israel's accomplishments over its 70 years, says peace is possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 9:53 PM

From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

Thousands of students who participated in the 30th March of the Living come to Israel to celebrate the Jewish state's 70th Independence Day.Yoni Kempinski, 4/19/2018, 6:00 PM

World leaders congratulate Israel on its 70th anniversary

US, Russian Presidents, Queen of England, and UN Secretary General send warm wishes to President Rivlin on Israel's Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 4:57 PM

Israel Independence Day greeting from President Reuven Rivlin

Israeli president sends greetings to Jewish communities and friends of Israel around the world on Israel’s 70th Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 8:37 PM

Shaked, Rivlin, sign pardons for Israel's 70th anniversary

Special presidential pardons given in honor of milestone anniversary of the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 5:15 PM

Polish nationalists seek to sue President Rivlin

Nationalists want to sue Israeli president for saying many Poles were complicit in the Nazi Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 6:59 PM

Watch: 12,000 voices join together for Israel's 70th anniversary

Koolulam brings together 12,000, including President Reuven Rivlin, in song to mark Israel's 70th independence day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 11:10 AM

'I'm sure your grandmother would be proud of you'

President Rivlin joined on March of the Living by granddaughter of Holocaust survivor murdered in Paris by Muslim neighbor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2018, 9:52 PM

Rivlin: Many Poles helped carry out Holocaust

Israeli President tells Polish counterpart at March of the Living anti-Semitism in Poland helped Nazis carry out Holocaust.Gary Willig, 4/12/2018, 5:18 PM

'To restore normal life in South Tel Aviv

President Reuven Rivlin praises deal with UN to deport some illegal infiltrators, allow others to remain in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 7:15 PM

Rivlin sends condolences to family of murdered French woman

Rivlin sends letter to family of Mireille Knoll, says anti-Semitic attacks throughout Europe are worrying.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/30/2018, 7:20 PM

Chopped liver and gefilte fish: Seder at the President's house

President Reuven Rivlin searches for chametz at his official residence with 10-year-old grandson Shay, plans seder with lone soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2018, 10:59 PM

'Even UNESCO cannot change our history in Jerusalem'

President Rivlin tells French Foreign Minister that Israel mourns victims of Friday terror attack, including heroic policeman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 7:07 PM

German FM: I will take part in the 70th anniversary celebrations

President Reuven Rivlin meets German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who says: Our countries have very special ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 3:05 AM

'Four more children lost their father last night'

President Rivlin vows that Israel 'will overcome' latest wave of terror, after Israeli murdered in Jerusalem, soldiers killed in Samaria.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2018, 10:49 AM

President Rivlin welcomes American TV actress Mayim Bialik

Bialik due to speak in J'lem at Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism about her experiences as a Jewish and Zionist actress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2018, 2:58 PM

Danon: International community needs to end the 'pay to slay'

Israeli UN Ambassador Danon calls on international community to end the 'despicable practice' of 'pay to slay.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2018, 8:41 PM

Polish PM's 'Jewish perpetrators' comments are 'a new low'

Israeli President blasts Polish PM over 'Jewish perpetrators' Holocaust remark, says Israel 'will stop Iran's race to the nuclear bomb.'David Rosenberg, 2/18/2018, 10:54 PM

President Rivlin: All of the Land of Israel belongs to us

President Rivlin says Israel can be both Jewish and democratic, says he's 'concerned' when Haaretz writes good things about him.Ido Ben Porat, 2/12/2018, 12:09 PM

Rivlin to injured pilot: Thank G-d you came home

Israeli President Rivlin receives briefing on IAF operation, speaks to injured pilot.Uzi Baruch, 2/10/2018, 7:30 PM

Rivlin praises plans for memorial to honor Babi Yar victims

Israeli President Rivlin meets the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center delegation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 7:09 PM

'We clung to our land - and will continue to do so'

President Reuven Rivlin pays condolence visit to family of murdered terror victim Itamar Ben-Gal. 'I will meet his students to hear of him.'Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 3:00 PM

'You serve without sacrificing an iota of your faith'

President Reuven Rivlin meets with haredi soldiers of the 'Abirei Hashachar' battalion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2018, 1:24 PM

Israeli president visits Greek site of future Holocaust museum

Israeli President Rivlin visits site of future Holocaust museum in northern Greece.AFP, 1/31/2018, 7:41 AM

Rivlin to join Polish counterpart for March of the Living

Presidents of Poland and Israel agree to participate together in March of the Living.JTA, 1/30/2018, 2:21 PM

PM Netanyahu slams Polish law: History cannot be changed

PM Netanyahu, Pres. Rivlin, and MKs slam Poland for new bill to jail those who mention Poland's role in the Holocaust.Chana Roberts, 1/27/2018, 8:06 PM

President Rivlin to visit Greece

President Rivlin scheduled to visit Greek naval base, join International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Athens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2018, 11:22 AM

'Trump's J'lem declaration proof of our support for Israel'

VP Pence pledges to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal if agreement not fixed, says US-Israel alliance has never been stronger.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2018, 11:57 AM

President Rivlin speaks on expected embassy relocation

'Must move from being on defensive to taking initiative, and clearly call on nations to stop boycotting Jerusalem as capital of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2018, 12:12 AM

'Hamas is turning hospitals into terrorist bases'

President Rivlin tours Gaza envelope, says Hamas terrorists using hospitals and schools, as bases to attack Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 4:44 PM

President visits combat soldier wounded last night in Jenin

'We continue to say to anyone who wishes to harm us - we will find you, wherever you are.'Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2018, 8:37 PM

President Rivlin: Abbas has rejected our return home

Israel's president meets with AIPAC delegation visiting in Israel, condemns PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' statements.Arutz Sheva, 1/15/2018, 2:43 PM

'We don't want revenge - we want revival'

President arrives to console mourners, hears from bereaved father and widow who demand he recommend normalization of Havat Gilad.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2018, 2:27 PM

Netherlands government is 'keeping a close eye' on Middle East

President Rivlin meets Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, Halbe Zijlstra, to discuss cooperation and recent events in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 4:19 PM

'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