Netanyahu wins support for bill aimed at ensuring him a 5th term

Coalition votes to adopt bill altering selection process for the prime minister, amid fears president could back rival MK over Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, 12/9/2018, 4:14 PM

Rivlin: Hezbollah will bring about the destruction of Lebanon

President lights Hanukkah candles with crews from Ramon Air Force Base, warns Hezbollah leading Lebanon to ruin for Iranian agenda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2018, 6:36 PM

Rivlin meets paralympians 50 years after paralympics in Israel

President meets with paralympians to mark 50th anniversary of 1968 Tel Aviv Paralympics. 'You are the Maccabees of our generation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2018, 3:37 PM

Rivlin to Holocaust survivors: Each of you is a miracle

President hosts Holocaust survivors at his residence for candle-lighting ceremony using menorah hidden during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 5:25 PM

President lights Hanukkah candle with haredi soldiers

Reuven Rivlin joined by haredi soldiers for candle lighting on first night of Hanukkah festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2018, 10:10 PM

'Remember that you too were slaves in Egypt'

President Rivlin, PM Netanyahu attend award ceremony for outstanding contributions in the fight against human trafficking .Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2018, 9:12 PM

'This house symbolizes establishment of State and IDF'

President Rivlin visits Prime Minister's historic residence in HaKirya, invites Israeli citizens to visit reconstructed building.Mordechai Sones, 12/2/2018, 3:34 PM

Czech President raises 2 glasses 'to life'

President Rivlin and his wife hold dinner in honor of Czech president and his wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 10:04 PM

'Relations between Israel and Denmark are getting stronger'

President Rivlin hosts event marking the 75th anniversary of the rescue of the Jews of Denmark. 'Most Danes saw Jews as equal citizens.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 2:29 PM

'Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism and racism'

President Rivlin hosts an event marking the 75th anniversary of the rescue of the Jews of Denmark.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2018, 4:37 AM

'Israeli art has an obligation to be impertinent'

President Rivlin attends event marking 70 years of Israeli creativity. "We are known as a people with chutzpah. Our art must be the same."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 3:37 AM

President Rivlin wraps up visit to Rome

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin thanks Italian counterpart for strong relations with Israel, promises continued cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2018, 7:47 PM

'The south is Israel's golden ticket, Ben-Gurion taught'

'In the footsteps of Ben-Gurion, we must remember that fighting for the south, for the Negev, is not just fighting against terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 3:45 PM

President meets family of Jewish woman murdered in Paris

Family establishes foundation in her memory based on principles of tolerance and solidarity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2018, 7:56 PM

Jordanian, Egyptian ambassadors present credentials

President Rivlin accepts diplomatic credentials from new ambassadors.Elad Benari, 11/9/2018, 5:05 AM

Rivlin speaks at mass prayer ceremony for Sigd holiday

'Citizens of Israel will not be party to discrimination on the basis of skin color. We are brothers and sisters.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2018, 4:49 PM

'You are the heroes of us all. I salute you!'

President Rivlin speaks Israel Police ceremony awarding medals of excellence.Elad Benari, 11/7/2018, 5:08 AM

Rivlin: 'One can love Ariel without deriding academia'

President speaks at Seventh Higher Education Conference, addressing Bennett's criticism of university establishment for opposing Ariel U.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2018, 2:27 PM

Ethiopian community asked for pardon requests for Sigd holiday

Fifty days after Yom Kippur, Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel celebrates traditional holiday called Sigd commemorating Temple Mount.Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2018, 4:28 PM

‘You defend the state from its enemies’

President Rivlin visits IDF Judea and Samaria Division. “On behalf of the people of Israel, I thank you and your families.”Ido Ben Porat, 11/5/2018, 2:06 AM

'We have a great friend in Canada'

President Reuven Rivlin meets Canadian Foreign Minister, tells her he will visit Canada next year.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2018, 5:12 AM

Minister Azoulay 'made sure to serve public as far as he could'

Religious Affairs Minister 'faithfully dealt with needs of public his whole life, along with endless devotion to his wonderful family.'Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2018, 7:08 PM

President, First Lady meet Nachal Tzafit tragedy victims parents

President: 'There are no words of consolation for loss of child in such unnecessary disaster. We haven't moved on. Your loss touched us all'Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2018, 3:16 PM

Rivlin: We can never afford to ignore anti-Semitism

Watch special message from President of Israel to Pittsburgh Jewish community following synagogue massacre.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2018, 7:05 PM

US and Israeli officials respond to synagogue shooting

Israeli officials horrified after Synagogue massacre. Netanyahu following updates while Rivlin says 'our hearts of with the families'.Tzvi Lev, 10/27/2018, 7:25 PM

Report: Netanyahu fears president could deny him premiership

Prime Minister reportedly pushing off new elections out of fear President Rivlin will give rival candidate chance to form government.David Rosenberg, 10/24/2018, 9:15 AM

'Relations between China and Israel are excellent'

President Rivlin meets China's Vice President who is visiting Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/24/2018, 2:37 AM

Rivlin: Israel needs to have 'honest' conversation with Diaspora

Israeli president meets with American Jewish leaders, says greatest threat to Jewish people is infighting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2018, 2:57 PM

Rivlin: Israel won't stand by while our people are under attack

Israeli Pres. Rivlin meets UN coordinator, promises that Israel 'wont stand by' when civilians are under attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2018, 2:34 PM

Rivlin: Dark times for Christians in Middle East

President speaks with Christian Media Summit about plight of Christians in region, restoration of important Christian holy site in Israel.Gary Willig, 10/16/2018, 6:11 PM

Party running for Tel Aviv council proposes enhancing Aliyah Day

City council candidates suggest amendment to law 'to recognize all contributions olim made to country in proactive, meaningful way.'Mordechai Sones, 10/16/2018, 4:36 PM

'An attack on Jews is an attack on all of Denmark'

President Rivlin participates in ceremony marking 75th anniversary of the rescue of Danish Jews at the Great Synagogue in Copenhagen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2018, 3:34 AM

'The entire nation of Israel is with you'

President Reuven Rivlin pays condolences to to families of Kim Levengard-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi following Barkan shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2018, 4:46 PM

Rivlin: EU helping Iran evade sanctions is unacceptable

President Rivlin meets German Chancellor Merkel, calls on Germany to stop EU from protecting Iran from US sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 4:19 PM

Rivlin sees 'the impressive power of the IDF'

President Reuven Rivlin visits 'Our IDF' exhibition, says strength of IDF 'has always been its excellent soldiers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2018, 4:48 PM

Rivlin to widow of Ari Fuld: We all cried with you

President pays condolence visit to Fuld family. 'Every time such a despicable murder happens, we understand that the struggle is not over.'Ido Ben Porat, 9/18/2018, 12:17 PM

Watch: President Rivlin wishes Jews a happy New Year

In Rosh Hashanah greetings, Israel's Pres. Rivlin stresses importance of remembering what the Jewish People have in common with each other.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2018, 9:54 PM

Israeli president lectures Philippine leader on Hitler

President Reuven Rivlin gives lecture on Hitler to Rodrigo Duterte during their meeting, in light of Duterte's comments in 2016.AFP, 9/4/2018, 3:14 PM

Meretz protests Philippine president's meeting with Rivlin

Meretz activists protest outside President's Residence over Rodrigo Duterte's visit to Israel and his meeting with President Rivlin.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 12:19 PM

Honey for the President - straight from Gaza area communities

For Rosh Hashana, President and wife host beekeepers from Gaza vicinity bearing hyssop, citrus, thyme, cardamom, clover, and avocado honeys.Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2018, 7:04 PM

'Beginning the journey to words and numbers'

President of Israel opens school year with first graders at Noam Eliyahu religious school in Netivot.Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 1:30 PM

Rivlin to receive antibiotic treatment

President Rivlin, who is suffering from a mild flu, will maintain a more controlled schedule to allow him the required respite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 3:43 AM

Rivlin to Bolton: Don't forget Hadar and Oron

Israeli President meets US National Security Advisor, asks him to ensure return of all Israelis held by Hamas in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 7:09 PM

Private numbers of Israeli president, Cabinet members leaked

Attorney turned political activist posts phone numbers of senior Israeli leaders. One MK thanks activist for the 'service'.JTA, 8/19/2018, 4:41 PM

'We must make sure that you also feel equal'

President Rivlin meets Druze leaders after they met PM Netanyahu to discuss concerns over Nationality Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 6:19 PM

Rivlin: Croatia must 'deal with its past'

Israeli president visits 'Croatia's Auschwitz,' says nation must confront actions of pro-Nazi regime during WW2.AFP, 7/25/2018, 9:11 PM

'Good relations getting closer'

President meets Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković; meeting attended by Agriculture Minister, Economy Minister and counterparts.Mordechai Sones, 7/24/2018, 10:52 PM

'The whole nation embraces you'

State President condolence visit to family of late Staff Sergeant Aviv Levy, killed by sniper fire at Gaza border. 'The loss is unbearable.'Ido Ben Porat, 7/23/2018, 7:00 PM

'It is our responsibility to create hope'

President Reuven Rivlin addresses arrest of Conservative Rabbi for conducting non-Orthodox weddings.Tzvi Lev, 7/19/2018, 10:56 PM

'We sat in the living room, suddenly we were filled with blood'

Father whose family was injured by rocket tells of the horrifying moments.Yoni Kempinski, 7/14/2018, 10:37 PM

Rivlin: 'Settlement in Israel binds the right and the left'

President attends event marking 50 years of the WZO Settlement Division. 'We are home, and we will not be moved again.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 7:55 PM

'Is Rivlin the president - or a politician?'

Amid president's criticism of clause allowing for Jewish-only communities, special committee convenes over Nationality Law.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2018, 1:12 PM

Rivlin intervenes in Nationality Law

In unusual step, president turns to MKs and asks them to change the law so as not to enable the establishment of Jewish-only communities.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2018, 10:24 AM

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits Rivlin

All-Star forward for NBA champion Golden State Warriors visits Israel, meets President Rivlin in Jerusalem.JTA, 7/5/2018, 10:48 PM

Rivlin apprises Hamas: 'Gaza won't be rehabilitated'

'As long as Hamas continues running Gaza while holding our soldiers who didn't return from battle, Gaza won't be rehabilitated.'Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 9:58 PM

Rivlin thanks Polish President

President Rivlin speaks with Polish President after Poland decided to amend its controversial Holocaust Law.Elad Benari, 6/29/2018, 5:35 AM

Bennett: Second Lebanon War was just - but mismanaged

Memorial for fallen of 2006 Lebanon war on Mt. Herzl. President Rivlin: We won't allow Iranian consolidation in Lebanon or Syria.Eliran Aharon, 6/28/2018, 6:54 PM