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'We felt Putin is loyal to Israel's security'

Rivlin meets Russian PM about expanding ties, as his director reveals details of meeting with Putin the day before.Hezki Baruch, 3/17/2016, 7:26 PM

Russia to complete Syria withdrawal within days

Russia's recently announced withdrawal from Syria will be completed in 2-3 days. Russia will retain air and naval bases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 12:36 PM

Israel presents red lines to Russia on Golan, Iran

President Rivlin met with Putin on Wednesday, outlining Israel's concerns as Russia prepares to remove its forces from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 8:45 AM

Rivlin, Putin discuss common fight against terror

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Rivlin: 'We also know how to deal with terror, fundamentalism.'Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2016, 4:53 PM

Biden: US resoundingly condemns terrorist violence

President Rivlin hosts US Vice President Joe Biden. Both talk about need to stand strong against terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 4:39 PM

Rivlin thanks Romania for its Holocaust education

President Reuven Rivlin hosts state dinner in honor of visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2016, 2:13 AM

'Eliyav was a man of great faith'

President Rivlin visits family of IDF officer killed by friendly fire during stabbing attack; 'We know we must live by the sword.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 2:50 PM

President Rivlin hails close ties with Bulgaria

Two countries' close ties hailed, as Rivlin recalls how Bulgarian King saved Jews during the Holocaust, cooperation against terror today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 4:24 PM

Rivlin greets first Egyptian ambassador in 3 years

Credentials of new Egyptian envoy Hazem Ahdy Khairat accepted by President Rivlin, signaling warming of ties with Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 3:49 PM

Zahalka asks to visit Pres residence, Rivlin: 'No'

President's residence tells Balad head that he is unwanted guest after meeting with, supporting families of terrorists.Nitsan Keidar, 2/24/2016, 6:53 PM

Watch: PM welcomes Israel's 'leading' African ally

Kenyan President makes state visit and signs cooperation treaties, as two countries vow to fight 'militant Islamic terror' together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 3:53 PM

Last survivor of Treblinka laid to rest

Polish President and President Rivlin eulogize Samuel Willenberg for his 'spirit, heroism and Jewish courage.Eliran Aharon, 2/22/2016, 4:33 PM

Rivlin: Israel shouldn't be partisan issue

President Reuven Rivlin addresses Conference of Presidents, says Israel should not become a divisive topic in this American election season.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2016, 3:16 AM

Rivlin: A man stops to buy groceries and is taken

Rivlin following Sha'ar Binyamin attack: We'll respond forcefully. Minister Ariel: Deport the terrorists' families.Hezki Baruch, 2/19/2016, 12:13 AM

Rivlin receives 'Ketzaleh Report'

Report authored by former National Union chairman finds population in Judea and Samaria increased by 4.6% in 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2016, 2:42 AM

Slomiansky cancels 'expulsion law' discussion

Following harsh criticism and Knesset Speaker's disapproval, Constitution Committee head cancels meeting on proposed draft.Shimon Cohen, 2/16/2016, 8:22 AM

Rivlin bashes bill to suspend terror MKs

Despite holding supposedly apolitical role as president, Rivlin slams Knesset's 'overstepping' democracy, calls for a 'liberal right.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 9:40 PM

74 years since the assassination of ‘Yair’ Stern

'He fought to the bitter end and touched thousands of hearts’ says President Rivlin at memorial event to heroic Irgun leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 9:45 PM

Rivlin slams France for 'going above our heads'

President urges Foreign Ministry to defend Israel against French threats to recognize 'Palestine'; PM predicts French will 'sober up.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 7:24 PM

'Shlomit - a girl so full of joy, and so active'

President Reuven Rivlin pays condolence visit in Shadmot Mehola to family of Beit Horon stab victim Shlomit Krigman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 1:59 PM

Eichmann's unpublished request for pardon

Eichmann pleaded to Israel for clemency 2 days before he was executed, said he 'does not feel guilty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2016, 12:36 PM

Rivlin: The put words in my mouth I didn't say

President Rivlin denies allegations that he said 'the sons of my nation chose terrorism' - but points accusatory finger at silent majority.Talia Blatman, 1/26/2016, 7:01 PM

Akunis: Incitement to blame for stabbing

Israel's President and Science Minister condemn stabbing in Beit Horon, blame ongoing Palestinian incitement for 4-month long terror wave.Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2016, 8:34 PM

'She believed love is more powerful than hatred'

President Reuven Rivlin pays condolence visit to family of terror victim Dafna Meir, and has moving chat with her widower, Natan.Uzi Baruch, 1/21/2016, 1:38 PM

Netanyahu: We will remain in Israel forever

As Knesset celebrates 67th year, Rivlin call for understanding between Knesset members and PM stresses 'no one will displace us.'Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 5:28 PM

‘The Islamic State is already here, within Israel’

Rivlin addressed the INSS conference stressing the need for law enforcement to isolate and firmly handle violent Arab extremists.Shoshana Miskin, 1/18/2016, 9:38 PM

'She defended her 3 children who were in the home'

Har Hevron regional head promises that after Dafna Meir's murder 'we will only grow'; Rivlin calls to offer condolences.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2016, 8:32 PM

Rivlin pays visit to family of Ganedi Kofman

Family of terror victim urge Rivlin to return security to Hevron-Kiryat Arab month after Ganedi Kofman stabbed near Cave of the Patriarchs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2016, 10:16 PM

'Conflict not a war against religion, but hate'

Rivlin meets with Christian leaders in Israel ahead of New Years' to emphasize Israel's value of free speech, religion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2015, 4:51 PM

'Ukraine stands with the State of Israel'

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko draws commonalities in Jewish, Ukrainian struggles for independence during state visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 1:44 PM

Rivlin hosts Bar Mitzvah event for terror victims

We pay a price for our being Jews, President Rivlin tells 58 child terror victims who are celebrating their Bar Mitzvah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 4:43 AM

Former MK: 'If I was the President, I'd resign'

Former MK 'Cheetah' Cohen calls on President Rivlin to speak openly about Breaking the Silence's role in conference.Benny Tucker, 12/19/2015, 10:53 PM

Herzog refuses to step down from Knesset podium

Knesset discussion on poverty turns fiery as Herzog unleashes fury on Prime Minister for not condemning 'incitement' against Rivlin.Cynthia Blank, 12/16/2015, 6:54 PM

Channel 20 under fire for attacking Rivlin

MKs Herzog, Livni, shocked by nationalist channel's harsh criticism of President over Haaretz conference.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2015, 5:48 PM

'Rivlin gave anti-Israel groups a kosher sign'

Journalist David Bedein slams president for taking part in radical leftist conference abroad, undermining Israel's anti-BDS campaign.Eliran Aharon, 12/14/2015, 4:40 PM

Rivlin speaks at Haaretz conference

'The IDF is the most moral army in the world,' says president, noting the presence of 'Breaking the Silence.'Gil Ronen, 12/13/2015, 9:46 PM

MKs ask Rivlin to stay away from Haaretz event

At last minute, five MKs from Kulanu and Likud ask Rivlin not to grant legitimacy to anti-IDF Breaking the Silence.Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2015, 8:02 PM

Rivlin slammed for Obama Hanukkah 'disgrace'

Nationalists accuse Rivlin of rewriting story of Maccabees to make it PC, ask him not to attend Haaretz conference tonight.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2015, 6:33 PM

Soldiers to Pres.: Don't give stamp to BDS engine

Reserve duty commanders protest outside Presidential Residence, urge Rivlin not to attend radical leftist conference in NY.Eliran Aharon, 12/12/2015, 10:44 PM

Rivlin: We all have to live together

President Rivlin addresses the Brookings Institute in Washington, calls for common ground between different population groups in Israel.Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2015, 4:15 AM

Rivlin: Obama 'concerned' about Abbas's future

President Rivlin says President Obama expressed concern over the future of the PA chairman and the peace talks.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2015, 6:12 AM

Obama: 'Peace is distant' but Israel needs to try

Obama and Rivlin meet at the White House, where US President stresses 'unbreakable bond' between Israel and US.Cynthia Blank, 12/9/2015, 10:13 PM

Rivlin showing off his modesty?

The president takes the train to Washington, and makes sure everyone knows it.Gil Ronen, 12/9/2015, 5:38 PM

Rivlin: Take steps to improve Arabs' lives

Israeli President says there is no solution to conflict with the PA, but Israel should take steps to improve the situation regardless.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2015, 4:12 AM

Rivlin: Friendship with the U.S. - a deep bond

President Reuven Rivlin departs on a visit to the United States, where he will meet with President Barack Obama.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2015, 1:43 AM

Israel, Germany marks 50 years of relations

Rivlin reflects on progress between Jerusalem and Berlin in special visit with German President Joachim Gauck.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/6/2015, 6:31 PM

Pres: Israel and Germany must unite against terror

President Rivlin, First Lady were guests of honor at Tel Aviv opera, along with German first family.Hezki Baruch, 12/5/2015, 10:23 PM

Rivlin: Hanukkah message to be light among nations

President connects upcoming holiday with Jewish independence, commitment to democracy in Hanukkah greeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2015, 9:49 AM

President wants Israel-Palestine confederacy

Rivlin tells European magazine the two states should draw a boundary and exchange territories.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/3/2015, 8:21 PM

'We made a country in order to live here forever'

President Rivlin hosts tribute to IDF wounded and terror victims. Guests speak of optimism, disappointment.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/29/2015, 7:09 PM

Kerry: 'No frustration justifies' terrorism

In meeting with Israeli President, US Sec. of State backtracks on comments appearing to justify Charlie Hebdo, Hyper Cacher attacks.Ari Soffer, 11/24/2015, 5:13 PM

Israel marks 40 years since 'Zionism is Racism'

President Rivlin and guests marked the 40th anniversary of a magnificent speech by former President Haim Herzog at the UN.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2015, 8:31 PM

Rivlin: Forget peace, trust more important now

The Arabs are not going anywhere, President Reuven Rivlin said, so Israelis needed to learn to more effectively deal with them.Yaakov Levi, 11/12/2015, 12:34 PM

Rivlin, Obama to meet in Washington next month

President Reuven Rivlin accepts invitation from American counterpart for formal visit to Washington on December 9.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2015, 2:13 AM

London Mayor joins Jewish-Arab soccer game

London Mayor Boris Johnson lauds Israeli diversity, and joins President Rivlin for Arab-Jewish friendly match.Ari Soffer, 11/10/2015, 5:27 PM

Israeli leaders express sorrow on passing of Navon

President Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu recall Yitzhak Navon's dedication to and love for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2015, 7:24 PM

In first, Israel's first lady assigned bodyguard

In light of security situation, Nehama Rivlin will no longer be able to wander Jerusalem on her own.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2015, 9:59 AM