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Pres. Herzog praises Israel's nurses: You are a source of pride

Ahead of International Nurses Day, President Herzog hosts distinguished nurses from across the Israeli healthcare system.

Pres. Herzog praises Israel's nurses: You are a source of pride

6 months of war

Pres. Herzog: 'We will heal, build, and rise again'

'Israeli citizens in the north and south have not yet returned to their homes - we must not to forget that it is a supreme national priority to return them to their homes and assist them in rehabilitation,' Pres. Isaac Herzog says.

Pres. Herzog: 'We will heal, build, and rise again'

Ukraine's Zelenskyy, Pres. Herzog, complete Torah scroll together

Torah scroll written for the Jewish communities of Israel and Ukraine is completed; Ukraine's President Zelenskyy wrote the first letter, and Israel's President Herzog wrote the last.

Ukraine's Zelenskyy, Pres. Herzog, complete Torah scroll together

Israeli President, First Lady meet their son, who fought in Gaza

During a visit to Kibbutz Be'eri, Israel's Pres. Herzog & wife Michal meet their son, who was called up for reserve duty on October 7.

Israeli President, First Lady meet their son, who fought in Gaza

Pres. Herzog:

50 years after bitter Yom Kippur war, we are fighting each other

President Herzog addresses State Memorial Ceremony marking 50 years since Yom Kippur War, calls for Israelis to put aside their differences.

50 years after bitter Yom Kippur war, we are fighting each other

'Ties between Biden and Netanyahu are long and strong'

American Jewish leader calls President Herzog’s speech to Congress 'a celebration of the Israel – US relationship.'

'Ties between Biden and Netanyahu are long and strong'

Israeli Pres.:

'Whole world must join together' to condemn Jewish Bible burning

'Permitting the defacement of sacred texts is blatant incitement and an act of pure hate,' Pres. Isaac Herzog says.

'Whole world must join together' to condemn Jewish Bible burning

Pres. Herzog urges PA chief:

'Forceful, persistent, war against terror'

Israel's Pres. Herzog calls on Palestinian Authority chief to act to thwart terror, incitement.

'Forceful, persistent, war against terror'

Philanthropist praises haredi soldiers while receiving award

David Hager, philanthropist dedicated to haredi soldiers, receives President's Badge. 'Badge belongs to the brave haredi soldiers.'

Philanthropist praises haredi soldiers while receiving award

WJC:

Three-day mission unites Jewish leaders from around the globe

World Jewish Congress delegation to Jerusalem meets with President Herzog to reinforce Israel-Diaspora relationship.

Three-day mission unites Jewish leaders from around the globe

Pres. Herzog:

'Dialogue on judicial reform can lead to positive outcome'

Pres. Herzog to Israel National News: 'Dialogue on judicial reform is being done properly, we can reach a positive outcome.'

'Dialogue on judicial reform can lead to positive outcome'

Denouncing judicial reforms won’t have the effect Herzog desires

Herzog's attempt to broker a compromise by appeasing the “resistance” is a waste of time. Op-ed.

Denouncing judicial reforms won’t have the effect Herzog desires

Commemorating his grandfather:

The President of Israel honors the Torah of Israel

"Rabbi Herzog knew how to combine Torah with the state. If he were here, we wouldn't be in the mess we're in."

The President of Israel honors the Torah of Israel

The Rabbi and the President:

Rabbi Berel Wein discusses Chief Rabbi Herzog with Isaac Herzog

Watch: During Passover, President Isaac Herzog was hosted by Rabbi Berel Wein, who knew the president's illustrious grandfather.

Rabbi Berel Wein discusses Chief Rabbi Herzog with Isaac Herzog

Purim surprise:

A visit and a gift for sick children at a Jerusalem hospital

In honor of Purim, President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog distribute Purim baskets to children hospitalized at Shaare Zedek.

A visit and a gift for sick children at a Jerusalem hospital

Pres. Herzog:

'Concerned about injury to innocent civilians'

President Isaac Herzog arrives in Greece, is welcomed with a state ceremony in Athens before holding meeting with the President of Greece

'Concerned about injury to innocent civilians'

Israel's Pres. Herzog:

Climate change is 'full-fledged existential threat'

President Isaac Herzog urges 'Renewable Middle East' at Haaretz & Hebrew University Israel Climate Change Conference 2022.

Climate change is 'full-fledged existential threat'

Pres. Herzog embraces special soldiers after moving musical show

Special in Uniform Band sings for equality & acceptance at the inauguration of Brigadier General Orly Markman as Pres. of IDF appeals court.

Pres. Herzog embraces special soldiers after moving musical show

Bedouin Arab city gets first auditorium

President Isaac Herzog participates in inauguration ceremony of a new auditorium in Rahat, meets members of Desert Stars charity.

Bedouin Arab city gets first auditorium

President Herzog:

Esther Pollard demonstrated power of determination, faith, love

President Isaac Herzog shares his condolences with Jonathan Pollard following the passing of his wife Esther.

Esther Pollard demonstrated power of determination, faith, love

UAE Jewish leaders: Honored and excited to welcome Israeli Pres.

Jewish Council of the Emirates welcomes Israeli Pres. Herzog's planned visit to the UAE.

UAE Jewish leaders: Honored and excited to welcome Israeli Pres.

Turkish President calls Pres. Herzog, offering condolences

'I believe that you gave her pride in your service to the citizens of Israel,' Turkey's Pres. Erdogan tells Israel's Pres. Herzog.

Turkish President calls Pres. Herzog, offering condolences

Israeli President pays last respects to his mother

Pres. Isaac Herzog pays respects at coffin of late mother, Former First Lady Aura Herzog, ahead of her funeral.

Israeli President pays last respects to his mother

President Herzog:

'We must make space for stories of 1.2m Russian Israelis'

On New Year’s Eve, President Isaac Herzog and the First Lady send a special Novy God greeting to Russian-speaking Israelis.

'We must make space for stories of 1.2m Russian Israelis'

"Israel is watching you"

The president's gift to Israel's next astronaut

Pres. Herzog meets Eytan Stibbe, who will fly to the International Space Station, gifting him with special prayer cube.

The president's gift to Israel's next astronaut

Abu Dhabi prince invites Pres. Herzog for a visit

President Herzog holds 'warm and friendly' conversation with the UAE Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.

Abu Dhabi prince invites Pres. Herzog for a visit

Haaretz blasts Israel's new President for planned Hebron visit

Hebron symbolizes 'ugliness and cruelty of the occupation, and settlers' violence and domineering,' Haaretz claims.

Haaretz blasts Israel's new President for planned Hebron visit

Israel's First Lady: Don't use the term 'honor killings'

Israeli Pres. Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal host awards ceremony honoring activists against violence in the Arab community.

Israel's First Lady: Don't use the term 'honor killings'

Herzog: British Jewish community is 'exemplary'

UK official visit: President Isaac Herzog meets British Jewish community leaders.

Herzog: British Jewish community is 'exemplary'

Holocaust survivor celebrates 92nd birthday - with Israeli Pres.

At UK event on anti-Semitism, Israeli Pres. Herzog praises Holocaust survivor for 'unbreakable will to overcome darkest evil.'

Holocaust survivor celebrates 92nd birthday - with Israeli Pres.

President Herzog to meet Prince of Wales, British PM

Israel's President will begin a three-day state visit to England on Sunday, meeting with the Prince of Wales and the British Prime Minister.

President Herzog to meet Prince of Wales, British PM

China's President receives official invite to Israel

In first-ever phone call between Israeli, Chinese, presidents, China's Xi receives invitation to visit Israel.

China's President receives official invite to Israel

Pres. Herzog: 'We must bring rest of Ethiopian Jews - quickly'

Celebrating the Sigd festival, Pres. Herzog says, 'The Jews of Ethiopia did not wait around, but got up and took the initiative.'

Pres. Herzog: 'We must bring rest of Ethiopian Jews - quickly'

President Isaac Herzog meets European Parliament delegation

Herzog met a delegation of eleven members of the European Parliament, representing four political groups and eight countries.

President Isaac Herzog meets European Parliament delegation

Pres. Herzog: Suez battle told the world: Israel is here to stay

'Suez Campaign was an important milestone, it made clear to our enemies and the world that we are here to stay,' Pres. Herzog says.

Pres. Herzog: Suez battle told the world: Israel is here to stay

Israel's President asks forgiveness

Israel's Pres. Herzog visits Kafr Qassem, asks forgiveness for 1956 massacre.

Israel's President asks forgiveness

Pres. Herzog meets Swedish FM: Help support efforts for peace

President Isaac Herzog holds diplomatic working meeting with Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde.

Pres. Herzog meets Swedish FM: Help support efforts for peace

Pres. Herzog: 'Iran is exploiting the world's inaction'

'Iran exploiting world’s inaction, a clear threat to international peace & security,' Pres, Isaac Herzog says at Jerusalem Post Conference:

Pres. Herzog: 'Iran is exploiting the world's inaction'

President to high schoolers: Leadership means respecting others

'People think leadership is about giving orders, but it is exactly the opposite,' Pres. Herzog says. 'Leadership means respecting others.'

President to high schoolers: Leadership means respecting others

Bennett to Merkel: We certainly remember history

PM Naftali Bennet presents to Chancellor Angela Merkel an optimistic view of new government.

Bennett to Merkel: We certainly remember history

Pres. Herzog's lifechanging moment with the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Israel's Pres. Herzog tells Kiev rabbi of his unique connection with the Lubavitcher Rebbe, and the unforgettable moment on Simchat Torah.

Pres. Herzog's lifechanging moment with the Lubavitcher Rebbe

President Herzog leaves for Ukraine visit

Pres. Isaac Herzog departs to Ukraine for first state visit, praises Ukraine Pres. Zelenksy's 'commitment to the war against anti-Semitism.'

President Herzog leaves for Ukraine visit

President Herzog to visit Ukraine in first state visit

Marking 80 years since the Babyn Yar Massacre, President Isaac Herzog will fly to Ukraine for the first state visit of his presidency.

President Herzog to visit Ukraine in first state visit

Former PM Netanyahu and wife Sara visit Pres. Herzog's sukkah

Pres. Isaac Herzog hosts former PM Benjamin Netanyahu in President's Residence sukkah.

Former PM Netanyahu and wife Sara visit Pres. Herzog's sukkah

President Herzog hosts a Hebrew Bible study class

'Bible wasn’t written for any particular audience or community, but for everyone,' Pres. Herzog says.

President Herzog hosts a Hebrew Bible study class

Secret visit

President Herzog met King Abdullah at palace

'There is a sense in the region of a desire to make progress, a desire to speak,' Pres. Herzog says after meeting Jordanian King.

President Herzog met King Abdullah at palace

President Isaac Herzog meets with Democrat delegation

Israel's President meets with a delegation of Democrat Senators in Jerusalem.

President Isaac Herzog meets with Democrat delegation

President Herzog and the First Lady visit Modi'in school

President Herzog: 'We have an excellent education system. Their success is our success and the success of our future.'

President Herzog and the First Lady visit Modi'in school

Moroccan King writes to Israeli President Herzog

King Mohammad VI of Morocco sends special letter to Israeli Pres. Herzog, expressing hope for 'peace for all peoples in the region.'

Moroccan King writes to Israeli President Herzog

Watch: UAE ambassador opens embassy in Tel Aviv

Opening of UAE Embassy 'not only an important step for Israel & United Arab Emirates, but for the entire Middle East,' Pres. Herzog says.

Watch: UAE ambassador opens embassy in Tel Aviv

Pres. Herzog, King Abdullah, praise return to normal relations

Jordanian King Abdullah II congratulates Pres. Herzog, expresses happiness at countries' return to normal relations.

Pres. Herzog, King Abdullah, praise return to normal relations

Watch: Isaac Herzog sworn in as president of Israel

Ceremony held for inauguration of 11th President of Israel, Isaac Herzog.

Watch: Isaac Herzog sworn in as president of Israel

Century-old Bible to be used in swearing-in ceremony

Israel's new President to be sworn in on a century-old Bible gifted to his grandmother.

Century-old Bible to be used in swearing-in ceremony

'As Long as the Jewish Candle Burns, it is Possible to Repair'

Former Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich remembers former Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Halevi Herzog.

'As Long as the Jewish Candle Burns, it is Possible to Repair'

'Jewish Agency looks forward to working closely with new gov't'

The Jewish Agency for Israel congratulates newly-formed Government of Israel.

'Jewish Agency looks forward to working closely with new gov't'

Kremlin congratulates Isaac Herzog on presidential victory

Russian Pres. Putin congratulates Israel's new President Herzog on his win, expresses hope for further development of relations with Israel.

Kremlin congratulates Isaac Herzog on presidential victory

Herzog 'one of the strongest & most powerful advocates' for Jews

Combat Antisemitism Movement, UJA-Federation of New York, praise election of Isaac Herzog as Israel's 11th President.

Herzog 'one of the strongest & most powerful advocates' for Jews

Herzog's 'unwavering dedication is an inspiration'

The Jewish Agency for Israel congratulates its Chairman Isaac Herzog on becoming the next President of the State of Israel.

Herzog's 'unwavering dedication is an inspiration'

WJC chief praises Herzog: 'No better or more able candidate'

World Jewish Congress Pres. says he 'looks forward' to working with Israel's Pres. Herzog to 'fight against resurging anti-Semitism.'

WJC chief praises Herzog: 'No better or more able candidate'

New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'

Conference of European Rabbis congratulates newly-elected Pres. Isaac Herzog, praises him as a 'seasoned diplomat and political leader.'

New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'