Rivlin in Dimona: 'A city where dreams come true'

President Rivlin visits Dimona and the settlement established by the Ayalim Association near the city. "The whole country looks to Dimona.”Hezki Baruch, 10/16/2019, 6:19 PM

Israeli chief rabbi: We must do all we can to help the Kurds

Rabbi David Lau tells President Rivlin: "It is our moral duty to act immediately, before it is too late."Hezki Baruch, 10/15/2019, 2:36 PM

Recommendations for PM to begin, Blue & White first in line

Party leaders will meet with President Reuven Rivlin to recommend PM beginning at 5 p.m. Smaller parties to meet on Monday.Sara Rubenstein, 9/22/2019, 4:48 PM

Rivlin congratulates Netanyahu over calls for unity

"I hear, loud and clear, the voices calling for a broad and stable national unity government and I congratulate you, on joining that call."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2019, 1:02 PM

12th child born to President's Chief of Staff

Rivka Ravitz today celebrates Brit for 12th child along with husband Yitzhak Ravitz who serves as Kiryat Yearim Council head.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2019, 3:39 PM

Rivlin meets with reps of initiative for haredi employment

Initiative more important than ever, president says upon being shown findings of the strategic process and the progress made so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 1:32 PM

'Picking Prime Minister can't be left to the president'

Likud MK supports law obligating president of Israel to tap head of largest party to form government.Hezki Baruch, 10/24/2018, 2:16 PM

Rivlin criticized for eulogizing far-left activist

President raises eyebrows after he lauds recently-deceased journalist and former MK Uri Avnery.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2018, 2:53 PM

Five-year-old girl drowns in Migdal

Girl evacuated by MDA paramedics to Poriya Hospital dies. Since beginning of year 29 children drowned.Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2018, 8:44 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Dangerously disloyal opposition?

If critics of the Nationality Bill have real concerns for the rights of non-Jewish minorities, the patriotic way to address them would be via a new Basic Law to protect them, not raucously denouncing the bill as “racist”.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/4/2018, 10:56 PM

Polish ambassador says he is learning Hebrew

New Polish ambassador to Israel tells President Rivlin that he is learning Hebrew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 8:38 PM

President intervenes: Don't weaken legal advisors

President of Israel opposes Justice Minister's bill: 'Don't weaken important pillar of executive branch in Israeli democracy.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2018, 2:37 PM

Haredi bureau chief declines handshake with Prince

During Prince's visit to Pres Residence, haredi bureau chief politely declines handshake for halakhic reasons, bowing slightly instead.Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2018, 10:44 PM

Emotional visit of President Riviln with bereaved family

State President holds condolence visit at home of late Staff Sergeant Ronen Lubarsky, killed during Ramallah operation.Uzi Baruch, 5/30/2018, 4:35 PM

Rivlin to Border Police: 'We can celebrate because of you'

President Reuven Rivlin pays holiday visit to troops guarding major checkpoint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 4:07 PM

President Rivlin to undergo pacemaker implantation

President Rivlin will undergo pacemaker implantation procedure at the end of the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2017, 4:52 PM

President hosts interfaith meeting on Muezzin issue

President Rivlin hosts a meeting between Jewish and Muslim leaders. “We can come to a solution without a new law.”Ido ben Porat, 11/29/2016, 3:29 PM

President Rivlin visits Chief Rabbis in their sukkahs

Rabbis discuss politics and halacha in the sukkah with President Rivlin.Hezki Baruch, 10/20/2016, 3:00 PM

President Reuven Rivlin visits Gaza border

President Rivlin reviewed military operations in the Southern Command, and thanked the soldiers for their 'sophistication and power.'Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2016, 8:07 PM

President Rivlin welcomes new Israelis

'I know the decision to make Aliyah is not easy, leaving behind family and friends. But we are all here to support you and help you.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 12:54 PM

President marks Tisha B'Av with a Torah study session

In the run-up the Jews' most tragic day of mourning, President Reuven Rivlin finds solace and unity in Torah study.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 5:31 PM

Prime Minister, President honor Jabotinsky at memorial ceremony

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu described the vision of a "State of Israel, as a guardian of the free world against radical Islam."Rachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 8:45 PM

'You are a true Israeli hero'

Yonatan Levin, critically wounded in 2nd Lebanon war, meets President Rivlin at his residence; 'You're a symbol of Israel's just struggles'.Shai Landesman, 7/18/2016, 7:48 PM

Rivlin: Expanding the government is correct and justified

President Reuven Rivlin awarded an Honorary Doctorate, delivers keynote address at Hebrew University Convocation ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2016, 8:55 PM

Rivlin to US Ambassador: 'No solution can be imposed'

President calls for direct negotiations with Palestinian Authority, decries imposed solutions in meeting with Samantha Power.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2016, 3:56 PM

'I pray to be the last bereaved mother to know this pain'

President Reuven paid condolence visit to Hadar Cohen’s family, where he extolled the slain Border Police officer's heroism.Shoshana Miskin, 2/8/2016, 7:46 PM

‘Israel is our home, despite harsh difficulties’

President Rivlin visited the family of Rabbi Birmajer who was murdered in last week’s stabbing attack in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 7:27 PM

‘The light of Israel will overcome the darkness terror spreads’

President Rivlin participated in a candle-lighting ceremony with United Nations ambassadors and World Jewish Congress officials.Nitsan Keidar, 12/14/2015, 7:58 AM

Watch: Rivlin and Obama light fourth candle at White House

'Maccabees fought for liberty, freedom of religion,their traditions, and for our traditions,' Israeli President says at ceremonial lighting.Shoshana Miskin, 12/10/2015, 1:01 PM

Watch: President Rivlin Sends English Rosh Hashana Greeting

Israel's President offers Jews around the world a sweet new year, calling on them to work together to make Israel stronger.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 3:00 PM

Rivlin: Israel Making 'Every Effort' to Bring Mengistu Home

'This is a humanitarian issue; we expect those holding him to return him in good health,' President says, before naming Hamas as culprit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2015, 1:14 PM

President Presses for New Arab City

Rivlin: Jews expect Arab condemnation of those within their community who align with the worst of our enemies.Gil Ronen, 5/28/2015, 7:22 PM

Rivlin Honorers: We Don't Get Funds from NIF

Jewish-Arab Center at Givat Haviva says Shatil is hosting a panel but not involved in citation honoring President.Hezki Baruch, 5/26/2015, 2:53 PM

President: The Citation is Not from the NIF

President Rivlin says he'll get a citation from the Jewish-Arab Center at Givat Haviva. The Center is an NIF grantee.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 5/26/2015, 9:53 AM

President Rivlin to Accept New Israel Fund Honor

MK Smotrich calls on Rivlin: 'Forego the badge of shame... They are using you in order to receive government legitimization.'Gil Ronen, 5/26/2015, 8:17 AM

President 'Shocked' by Arson at Bnei Akiva Synagogue

Informed of the sacrilege by Arutz Sheva, President Rivlin immediately called Bnei Akiva secretary general.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2015, 5:45 PM

Netanyahu: There is No Place for Racism in Israel

Prime Minister and President both address memorial ceremony for Ethiopians Jews who perished while trying to come to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 5/17/2015, 2:12 PM