'Austria bears joint responsibility for the Holocaust'

Austrian president visits Jerusalem, discusses 'shared, painful' past, including his country's involvement in the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 10:42 PM

Rivlin: Iran will respond more forcefully to Israeli policy

President Rivlin reviews challenges facing Israel as at INSS conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2019, 5:19 AM

'Silence of Greek churches on anti-Semitism is disturbing'

President Rivlin thanks Greek counterpart for condemning destruction of Holocaust memorial, blasts silence of Greek churches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 3:19 PM

Families of ill-fated Space Shuttle Columbia crew visit Israel

Relatives of crew members of Space Shuttle Columbia, destroyed during reentry in 2003 while carrying first Israeli astronaut, visit Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/28/2019, 7:31 AM

'Anti-Semitism and hatred are still among us'

President Rivlin welcomes Action Reconciliation Service for Peace to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2019, 1:47 PM

'Jew-hatred and anti-Zionism are both anti-Semitism'

President Rivlin opens 'Beyond Duty' exhibition in France, telling the story of diplomats who saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2019, 12:16 PM

'Threats from Lebanon could force us to respond'

President Rivlin meets with French president at Elysée Palace, addressing Iranian entrenchment in Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2019, 10:57 PM

Rivlin chairs dialogue between Jewish, Muslim leaders in France

'When nationalism and religious extremism are on the rise in the world and in the West, your leadership is vital. What you say matters.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2019, 7:17 PM

Rivlin eats falafel with Holocaust survivor

Holocaust survivor David (Dugo) Leitner celebrates the fact that he is alive by eating falafel every January 18.Elad Benari, 1/18/2019, 3:35 AM

First-ever 'Global Impact Awards' held in Tel Aviv

President Rivlin attends inaugural awards for contributions to forging partnerships between Israel and Global Jewry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2019, 6:16 PM

President Rivlin receives 2019 INSS Strategic Assessment

President Rivlin: 'Our military and diplomatic power is at unprecedented level. We must use it to secure our interests in future.'Mordechai Sones, 1/16/2019, 5:24 PM

Pres visits kids from developing countries with heart conditions

President Rivlin visits children from developing countries being treated for heart conditions at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2019, 6:38 PM

'The IDF under your command never ceased fighting'

President Rivlin says goodbye to outgoing Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2019, 2:14 AM

President visits United Hatzalah logistics center, Beit Shemesh

President meets volunteers from all sectors of Israeli society to hear about their activities: 'Thank you for your devotion and sacrifice.'Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2019, 1:48 PM

'You walked among us like a king'

Former Defense Minister Moshe Arens laid to rest in Savyon. President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu participate in funeral.Yoni Kempinski, 1/8/2019, 3:35 PM

'One of the most important defense ministers ever'

'He never flinched from a fight.' President Reuven Rivlin eulogizes former Defense Minister and Ambassador to US, Moshe Arens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2019, 11:44 AM

'I have never been so moved as I am today'

President Rivlin visits IDF's Havat HaShomer base for at-risk youth. 'The strength of the IDF is the belief that everyone can contribute.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 6:18 PM

Rivlin thanks Rambo the dog

President Rivlin hosts Yamam soldiers who were involved in the capture of Barkan terrorist and Rambo the dog who assisted.Elad Benari, 12/26/2018, 1:03 AM

President Rivlin: State more important than anyone

President Rivlin first addresses early elections saying he does not know what clarification from President PM referred to yesterday.Nitzan Kedar, 12/25/2018, 7:03 PM

'No tolerance for anti-Semitism using pro-Israel fig-leaf'

President Rivlin meets ambassadors to Africa, Asia, Latin America, Pacific regions, thanks them for help in fight against anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 6:04 PM

'We came to mourn passing of Israel's guardian'

President to families of fighters murdered in Givat Asaf: 'Shared fate put us here; we must stand shoulder to shoulder to defend country.'Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 3:12 PM

Rivlin meets Moldovan president in Jerusalem

President Rivlin thanks Moldova for supporting US resolution against Hamas at UN. 'We must not allow Iran to destabilize the region.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2018, 12:57 PM

Rivlin: Improve relations with global Jewish community

Rivlin meets Israeli ambassadors from around the world, discusses importance of relations with the Jews of the world.Nitsan Keidar, 12/11/2018, 4:10 AM

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