'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

President at Western Wall torch-lighting opening Yom HaZikaron

President Rivlin: 'Dear families, I stand humbled before the strengths you developed without wishing for them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2019, 9:40 PM

Presidential surprise for IDF soldiers

Soldiers preparing for annual award ceremony get surprise visit from President Reuven Rivlin on eve of Israeli memorial day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2019, 12:26 PM

'The knock on the door, the symbol of loss'

President Rivlin meets members of IDF casualties unit whose job is to inform families when soldiers are killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 1:18 PM

Rivlin calls for unity in remembering Holocaust victims

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at the ceremony closing Yom Hashoah at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai.Eliran Aharon, 5/3/2019, 4:03 AM

'Anti-Semitism is permeating the heart of European leadership'

'Survivors, every one of you is a miracle, a symbol of life out of death, of hope and faith in life and the eternity of the Jewish people.'President Reuven Rivlin, 5/1/2019, 8:42 PM

21st Knesset officially begins

President Rivlin quotes Menachem Begin in calling for civility between the coalition and the opposition in the new Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 4:55 PM

'The Admor gave voice to the heroism of faith'

Israeli leaders eulogize Rabbi Menachem Mendel Taub, the Admor of Kaliv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 2:23 PM

Supreme Court rejects petition against Netanyahu forming gvmt

'Petition before us reveals no grounds for intervention in decision of President of State,' judges Barak, Elron, Gruskoff rule.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2019, 8:15 PM

Pres. Rivlin celebrates Passover with lone soldiers

President Rivlin, IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, celebrate Passover seder with 400 lone soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2019, 9:21 PM

President to host 400 lone soldiers from 35 countries

President Reuven Rivlin to have Seder with 400 lone soldiers from around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2019, 6:39 PM

Netanyahu tasked with forming government

President Rivlin chooses Netanyahu to establish next coalition. 'For the fifth time, you have secured the support of this dear people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 8:34 PM

'Hoping for a strong and stable government'

Rivlin tonight formally taps candidate for premier - Netanyahu. 'I hope we are soon back to routine, led by a strong, stable government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2019, 4:09 PM

Netanyahu to be formally tapped for premiership today

President Rivlin receives final results of Knesset election, will formally task Netanyahu with forming 35th Israeli government.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2019, 2:23 PM

Blue and White: We won't join unity government

Representatives of Blue and White party rejected president's overtures for unity government, recommend Benny Gantz for premier.Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2019, 11:58 AM

Rivlin to meet with party reps as coalition building begins

President Rivlin to begin consultations with parties Monday morning - the first step in selecting a prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 8:31 AM

Rivlin to begin consultations for nominating PM on Monday

Even though official results won't be ready until Wednesday, President Rivlin to begin consultations for nominating PM tomorrow.David Rosenberg, 4/14/2019, 4:05 PM

Rivlin: We will never forgive and never forget

Israel's Pres. Rivlin promises Jewish people will 'never forgive and never forget,' says 'no one' can order Jews to forgive Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2019, 9:37 PM

Coalition consultations to begin next week

President Rivlin to begin consultations for formation of government next week. Netanyahu expected to receive mandate to form government.Hezki Baruch, 4/10/2019, 2:12 PM

'Only Israeli voters will decide who the PM will be'

President votes in Jerusalem, addressing health condition of his wife, Nechama. 'I hope next year we will vote here together.'Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2019, 10:39 AM

'Go out and vote'

In an open letter to the Israeli public, Pres. Reuven Rivlin emphasizes importance of freedom, urges everyone to vote.President Reuven Rivlin, 4/9/2019, 9:47 AM

President Rivlin visits Ofer Prison, speaks with IPS command

'"Prison warder" can be misleading. You're brave servicemen on front line along with security forces. You, not prison walls, keep us safe.'Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2019, 6:24 PM

'Israel-US science collabo sure to bring incredible discoveries'

Rivlin hosts signing for cooperation between Israel National Academy of Sciences and Humanities, American National Academy of Sciences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 11:58 AM

Rivlin: The end of 37 years of pain and doubt

President thanks IDF for finally returning body of First Sergeant Zachary Baumel 37 years after he was killed in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 7:11 PM

Rivlin's first stop: 'World's best mother and grandmother'

Pres. Rivlin thanks Israeli public for support during wife's recovery, says medical care 'first-class'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 3:20 PM

Nechama Rivlin in serious but stable condition

Pres. Rivlin returns to Israel, keeps constant contact with hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 9:14 AM

Health of First Lady deteriorates

President Reuven Rivlin cuts short his state visit to Canada, returning to Israel following sudden deterioration in his wife's health.Elad Benari, 4/2/2019, 11:08 PM

A present for Canada's PM: Socks from Israel

President Rivlin gives Canadian PM Trudeau a unique gift, courtesy of Nechama Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 4:18 PM

'Peace requires trust - and there is little of that right now'

President Rivlin attends Holocaust memorial in Ottawa with Canadian PM, and state dinner, where he discusses Israeli security situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 10:50 AM

Rivlin meets Canadian PM

President Rivlin thanks Canadian PM Justin Trudeau for stand against anti-Semitism and BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 9:33 PM

President Rivlin leaves for Canada

Rivlin leaves for Canada after receiving go-ahead from wife's doctors, plans to meet Canadian officials, attend business seminar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2019, 10:45 PM

Montenegro president receives 12 unique wheelchairs

During visit focused on innovation and technology, Montegoro president receives innovative wheelchairs, meets with Israel's Pres. Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 3:24 PM

Israel's President thanks Pres Trump for Golan recognition

Pres. Rivlin: 'Extremely important historical correction. Jewish history in Golan thousands of years old; integral part of State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 3/25/2019, 8:45 PM

Rivlin to soldiers: Do not hesitate when facing danger

President Rivlin visits an IDF Military Police post to hand out Purim gifts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2019, 2:43 PM

Pompeo: US has 'moral obligation' to stand up to hostile forces

US Sec. of State Pompeo visits Yad Vashem holds meeting with Pres. Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2019, 1:29 PM

'Rabbi Ettinger's work will live on despite his murder'

'Heartbreaking news.' President Reuven Rivlin eulogizes hesder yeshiva dean who died Monday after being critically wounded in terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 10:47 AM

Rivlin to Ethiopia: Allow us to continue searching crash site

Pres. Rivlin thanks Ethiopian Pres. Sahle-Work Zewde for allowing teams to search area, requests she do 'all she can' to help families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2019, 1:16 PM

Rivlin: Attacks will not frighten me

Israeli President on preparations to form the next government: 'Ours is a system that allows different voices, sanctifies different views.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 3:08 PM

President Rivlin meets with prime minister of Cape Verde

Rivlin emphasizes 'true friendship' between the countries. 'But it is important that our friendship extends beyond our bilateral relations.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2019, 3:33 PM

'Peace with Egypt has proven itself time after time'

40 years since peace treaty with Egypt, President Rivlin addresses its advantages, denouncing 'unacceptable' remarks about Arab Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 9:18 AM

Israel's First Lady undergoes lung transplant

President Rivlin's wife Nechama in stable condition following lung transplant operation in Petach Tikva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2019, 12:55 PM

'There is one area in which the health system undoubtedly leads'

President Rivlin participates in Health Min. conference. "I hope the co-existence in our hospitals becomes the norm in Israeli society."Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 7:12 PM