'Tell us a new story of ourselves on every page'

President Reuven Rivlin speaks about the life-saving qualities of a good story in opening remarks to Writers' Festival.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/25/2016, 9:49 PM

Rivlin tells German MPs: Criticise, don't delegitimize

Rivlin makes clear that there is a line between constructive criticism and anti-Semitic delegitimization in meeting with German delegation.Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2016, 4:44 PM

Rivlin to French PM: Only direct negotiations will bring peace

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin rejects idea of French-brokered talks in meeting with French PM.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/23/2016, 2:47 PM

Rivlin is 'greatly saddened' by Ya'alon's departure

President says resignation is 'understandable, even appropriate,' but hopes outgoing minister will 'soon return to serve.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2016, 1:23 PM

Rivlin wants stronger ties with Africa

President Rivlin meets with Ivory Coast FM, declares that Israel aims to obtain observer status in the African Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 2:22 PM

President Rivlin welcomes Israel Bond representatives

Rivlin hosts delegation of 140 representatives in celebration of the organization’s 65th anniversary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 2:57 PM

Independence Day in Jerusalem

President Rivlin hosts opening of Thursday's Independence Day festivities with Prime Minister, Defense Minister, and IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 9:42 AM

President Rivlin: We must keep up our hope

President Reuven Rivlin offers special message to friends of Israel around the world on Israel's 68th Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2016, 1:42 PM

'The Promised Land is also a dream, a responsibility'

President Reuven Rivlin welcomes MLK III and Unsung Heroes award recipients in special ceremony Sunday.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/8/2016, 8:12 PM

Disgraced ex-president Katsav submits clemency request

Convicted rapist, ex-President Moshe Katsav, submits request for early release to President's Office.Ari Soffer, 5/8/2016, 2:10 PM

President Rivlin hosts French Jews, Muslims and Christians

Israeli President receives standing ovation from French delegation, laments anti-Semitism but hails French Jews' courage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2016, 6:18 PM

Katzav's wife met with Rivlin twice

Gila Katzav, wife of former president, reportedly met twice with current President Reuven Rivlin to discuss a pardon for her husband.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2016, 12:13 AM

Japan's business leaders come to learn Israeli 'chutzpah'

In a sign of ever growing bond, Japan Association of Corporate Executives picks Israel as first destination to learn key to innovation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2016, 4:28 PM

Rivlin considering clemency for Katzav

President Rivlin to weigh granting clemency to Katzav over declining health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2016, 7:57 AM

Rivlin, Netanyahu meet after PM's Russia trip

Both dignitaries wish Israel a happy Passover with unity and security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2016, 11:59 AM

Watch: President Rivlin sells chametz to Chief Rabbi

President Rivlin sells all of the chametz in his residence to Rabbi Shlomo Amar, Jerusalem’s Chief Sephardic Rabbi, ahead of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2016, 5:10 PM

Rivlin: If Abbas is serious, I am ready to meet with him

During a meeting with Czech Foreign Minister, President Rivlin discussed a possible meeting to negotiate with the Palestinians.Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 2:47 PM

Rivlin to Greek Pres: 'Greeks, Israelis have always been close'

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos: 'We won't allow expressions of hatred between people, which is the source of racism, anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 5:15 PM

Rivlin: Israel very concerned over ISIS threat to Turkish Jews

In talks with Turkish Jewish leader, Israeli president is first official to comment on reports of ISIS plans to massacre Jewish children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 9:17 PM

Rivlin meets Chinese VP amid strenthening Israel-China ties

Chinese delegation in Israel as ties deepen. President Rivlin: 'Our two countries are known for our abilities in cyber, innovation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 12:34 PM

Watch: 'People in Judea-Samaria make things with their hearts'

View Arutz Sheva’s exclusive coverage of a Lev Haolam event aimed at helping businesses in Judea and Samaria.Shoshana Miskin, 3/24/2016, 4:43 PM

Purim gifts from the First Couple

President Reuven Rivlin and First Lady Nechama make surprise visit to their neighbors to deliver mishlochei manot.Uzi Baruch, 3/24/2016, 12:21 PM

'As a European I am deeply ashamed' of BDS

Supporters from around the world help Israeli businesses in Judea, Samaria combat 'anti-Semitic' BDS targeting of Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2016, 5:26 PM

Rivlin to Belgian King: We must unite against terror, not Islam

President Reuven Rivlin sent a condolence letter to Belgium's King Philippe: 'Sadly we, in Israel, are no strangers to the horror and grief'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2016, 5:41 PM

Erdogan sends condolence letter to Rivlin

Turkish President sends letter to Israeli counterpart to express condolences for death of three Israelis in Istanbul attack.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2016, 11:43 PM

Netanyahu on Istanbul attack: No proof Israelis were targeted

Prime Minister Netanyahu comments on attack that killed 3 Israelis. Says intelligence officials are investigating all possibilities.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2016, 9:41 PM

'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 extreme Islam

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 to Rivlin: '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 steps to educate about the Holocaust

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 in meeting with Bulgarian PM

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

Israel welcomes first Egyptian ambassador since 2012

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

MK Zahalka asks to visit President's residence, Rivlin refuses

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: Netanyahu 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 in American election

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 forever

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' on growth in Judea and Samaria

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

Non-political? 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 denies accusing 'sons of my nation' of terrorism

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 spurred 'animals' behind stabbing attack

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

Rivlin: 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

President pays condolence 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 here not a war against religion, but against 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 child victims of terror

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