'Your task is as complex as Moses' job'

Rivlin blesses new IDF Chief Rabbi with success in new task of 'connecting,' compares Rabbi Karim's job to that of Moses.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 11:36 AM

'Livni might be a true blessing for Israel'

President Rivlin responds to UN's consideration of Tzipi Livni for UN Under-Secretary General.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 11:50 AM

Rivlin: Sovereignty must be equal for all

Israeli President says he supports sovereignty, emphasizes non-Israelis will become full citizens and Israel needs to think hard.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 11:25 AM

Rivlin opposes Regulation Law

President Rivlin fears Regulation Law will cause Israel to be seen as 'apartheid state,' opposes right-wing lawmaking attempts.Netanel Katz, 2/12/2017, 9:33 AM

President Rivlin meets with Belgian Prime Minister Michel

Rivlin: 'ISIS graduates flooding Europe'; Michel: 'Fight for security is fight to strengthen freedom'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2017, 9:24 PM

Crisis with Mexico ends after President Rivlin issues apology

Mexican President accepts apology of President Rivlin, ending crisis in relations between the two nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 11:09 PM

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert requests pardon

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, currently serving 27-month prison sentence for corruption, requests pardon from President Rivlin.JTA, 1/31/2017, 10:29 PM

Rivlin to try to resolve tensions with Mexico

President Rivlin to speak with his Mexican counterpart in a bid to resolve tensions over Netanyahu’s alleged support of border wall.Nitsan Keidar, 1/31/2017, 12:06 AM

'Erez had a tremendous heart and was always giving'

President Rivlin visits family of police officer killed in ramming attack last week; says nation looks up to victim as role model.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 5:41 PM

Rivlin: Internal divisions a grave threat to Israel's security

President praises opening of national security discussion to the public, warns internal divisions threaten security as much as enemies.Gary Willig, 1/23/2017, 3:39 PM

Rivlin congratulates President Trump on inauguration

Israeli President Rivlin sends letter of congratulations to new US President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2017, 6:36 PM

President Rivlin released from hospital

The President has returned to his residence this morning after 24 hours in Shaare Zedek Medical Center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2017, 7:21 AM

Polish president sends regards to 'Polish Mothers' in Israel

Polish president Andrzej Duda attended a festive dinner in his honor hosted by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.Hezky Baruch, 1/17/2017, 9:43 PM

President Rivlin meets with Ambassador Shapiro for last time

President meets with outgoing US ambassador for the final time before he steps down this week as US administration changes.Gary Willig, 1/17/2017, 5:34 PM

'We will always remember your support'

President Rivlin meets with Sierra Leone President Koroma in Jerusalem. Koroma thanks Israel for support during Ebola outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 12:57 PM

Rivlin: terrorism won't break us

President says Israel working tirelessly to combat terrorism, and that today's ramming attack will not break the spirit of Israelis.Gary Willig, 1/8/2017, 7:45 PM

Rivlin opposes meetings with European far-right parties

President Reuven Rivlin says he will "never condone" Israeli representatives meeting with representatives of the European far right.JTA, 1/5/2017, 2:35 AM

President: Judea & Samaria residents descendants of Macabees

President Rivlin lights third light Chanukah with the students and teachers of Beit El Yeshiva in wake of anti-Israel UN resolution.Yoni Kempinski, 12/26/2016, 9:16 PM

The President's answer to the Security Council

President Reuven Rivlin lights Hanukkah candles at Beit El after UN Security Council resolution calls town illegal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 5:08 PM

Rivlin sends condolences to the Elyakim family

President Rivlin publicized his condolences after the body of Dalia Elyakim, murdered in the attack in Berlin, was identified.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 9:01 AM

New Turkish ambassador hopes to enhance relations

Kemal Okam, Turkey's first ambassador to Israel since 2010, presents his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin.Elad Benari, 12/13/2016, 2:16 AM

'Be the eyes and ears of the community'

President Reuven Rivlin address summit of Jewish publishers and writers, calls for joint effort to fight anti-Semitism around the world.Reut Hadar, 12/5/2016, 4:10 AM

Rivlin actively works to stop Muezzin Law

In an unusual move for a president, Rivlin takes active steps to ensure Muezzin Law does not pass preliminary reading.Shlomo Pyotrakovsky, 11/29/2016, 8:04 PM

Rivlin thanks Erdogan for firefighting assistance

President Rivlin speaks with Turkish counterpart, thanks him for his country's assistance during the recent wave of fires.Elad Benari, 11/28/2016, 1:09 AM

President Rivlin visits scene of terror at Mumbai Chabad House

President Rivlin attends memorial for the victims of the Mumbai terror attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 10:14 PM

Rivlin: We have to comply with the Supreme Court

Rivlin on Amona: “If we do not understand that we have to follow Supreme Court rulings, we will have lawlessness.”Shlomo Vile, 11/20/2016, 11:12 AM

Rivlin to visit Mumbai Chabad

Rivlin to visit Mumbai Chabad house and light memorial candle in memory of murdered emissaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 1:45 PM

Rivlin: India is an important ally

President Rivlin departs on a state visit to the Republic of India, where he will open an agro-tech conference with his local counterpart.Orli Harari, 11/14/2016, 4:13 AM

Israeli leaders eulogize Leonard Cohen

President Rivlin, PM Netanyahu eulogized Canadian Jewish singer who performed for soldiers during the Yom Kippur War.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/11/2016, 9:23 PM

Rivlin meets with Russian PM in Jerusalem

President Reuven Rivlin this morning (Thursday) held a working meeting at his residence with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2016, 1:03 PM

President Rivlin welcomes 5 new ambassadors

President Rivlin receives the diplomatic credentials of new Ambassadors from Belgium, Latvia, Switzerland, Greece, & FinlandArutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 9:14 PM

Rivlin thanks Italy for 'commitment to truth'

'We are experiencing a period of unprecedented friendship and brotherhood between Israel and Italy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2016, 6:18 PM

Bedouin family: We will continue to serve Israel

President Rivlin visited the home of Bedouin boy killed by Egyptian fire, says no difference between Bedouin child and Jewish child.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2016, 7:46 PM

Rivlin: More must be done to fight cancer

President Rivlin spoke at an event of the Israel Cancer Association,praising Israel's strides but saying more must be done against cancer.Gary Willig, 10/25/2016, 9:40 PM

Rivlin: How can anyone doubt connection between us and Jerusalem

At open house President Rivlin questions how anybody could doubt the connection between the Jews and Jerusalem.Yoel Domb, 10/19/2016, 10:08 PM

Thousands of Israelis make pilgrimage to President's sukkah

President Rivlin opened his sukkah to the public today, this year highlighting products manufactured in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2016, 5:00 PM

'I don't get why people lined up to shake Abbas's hand'

Jewish Home chairman surprised to see so many senior Israeli officials standing in line to shake hands with PA chairman at Peres funeral.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2016, 3:40 AM

Happy New Year (Shana Tova) from President Rivlin

President Rivlin wishes Shana Tova to Jews, Israelis, and the entire world, says Israel is 'brave and determined.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2016, 8:53 PM

Watch: Netanyahu, Rivlin shake hands with PA chairman

Israeli Prime Minister and President both shake hands with PA chairman at the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2016, 8:25 PM

Debate looms over Ukraine's Holocaust memorial event

Senior state historian in Ukraine accuses Rivlin of repeating a Soviet "myth" about Ukrainians' complicity in the Holocaust.JTA, 9/30/2016, 3:21 AM

Rivlin stokes Ukrainian debate over Holocaust complicity

President Reuven Rivlin's accusations of Ukrainian Holocaust complicity cause uproar among Ukrainian nationalists.JTA, 9/29/2016, 3:41 PM

Rivlin returns to Israel ahead of Peres funeral

President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, place a flower on Peres's statue at the Presidential Residence.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2016, 12:08 AM

Rivlin addresses Ukraine Parliament 75 years after Babi Yar

President Rivlin: 'We must not play a part in the sin of forgetting or denial. Leaders who support anti-Semitic ideas won't be welcomed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2016, 7:35 PM

Israel's president to take questions on Twitter

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to hold a question-and-answer session on his English and Hebrew Twitter accounts.JTA, 9/23/2016, 4:47 AM

Rivlin: Help wounded soldier from Ofra

President Rivlin tells representatives of Samaria town in danger of demolition 'the government must deal with town's status urgently.'Reut Hadar, 9/21/2016, 3:06 PM

Rivlin meets daughter of Mayor who saved Jews in the Holocaust

President Rivlin meets the daughter of Greek Mayor who saved the entire local Jewish community of island of Zakynthos during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 7:15 PM

President hints that Prime Minister's tenure should be limited

President Rivlin said in a Knesset Channel interview that 'the Knesset was right to limit the president's tenure to seven years.'Yoel Domb, 9/15/2016, 3:01 PM

'You work day and night to protect us'

President Reuven Rivlin visits base of elite police counter-terrorism unit, praises their vigilance and dedication.Ido ben Porat, 9/8/2016, 10:00 PM

Rivlin criticizes nationalist rapper Hatzel

President Reuven Rivlin blasts the "incitement" of the famous rapper who announced that he would join the Likud.Ben Ariel, 8/30/2016, 6:14 AM

'He gave the best years of his life to the State'

Rivlin, on Benyamin Ben-Eliezer: 'We recall his love of this country, his dedication to its security and everything he gave to it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2016, 8:23 PM

Rivlin sends letter of condolence to Italian counterpart

"Our thoughts are with you and the people of Italy at this very difficult time," Rivlin writes Italian counterpart following earthquake.Ben Ariel, 8/25/2016, 3:45 AM

Rivlin to Yarden Gerbi: You are our champion

Israeli President phones Israeli judoka who won Israel's first medal at the Olympic Games in Rio.Nitsan Keidar, 8/10/2016, 12:03 AM

Convicted former president: 'I have no energy to fight'

Former president Moshe Katzav has decided not to appeal the Parole Board's sentence. "I do not want to prove my innocence"Rachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 5:30 PM

Pictures: President Rivlin visits new IDF draftees

On the day of IDF August draft, President Reuven Rivlin pays the fresh recruits a visit to offer them encouragement for their new journey.Orly Harari, 8/2/2016, 3:51 PM

2016 Olympics: Israel's largest-ever delegation ready for Rio

Israeli delegation set to compete in Rio de Janeiro Olympics beginning Friday, hoping to bring home some medals after missing out in 2012.Marcus Moraes-JTA, 8/1/2016, 10:50 PM

Swearing-in ceremony for Supreme Rabbinical Court - in pictures

Nine new Supreme Rabbinical Court judges sworn-in Sunday at Presidential Residence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 4:30 PM

Doctors confirm President Rivlin is in excellent condition

President Reuven Ruvlin undergoes routine medical checkup. Doctors say he is in excellent condition, should stay fit and watch food intake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2016, 10:57 AM