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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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

Netanyahu: It won't be easy for me with Rivlin

PM says President unlikely to ask him to form next government if current poll trends continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 9:23 AM

President Rivlin speaks with Argentina Chief Rabbi after attack

Israeli President tells Chief Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich Israel will "do everything necessary to protect Jews' following anti-Semitic attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 3:45 PM

Rivlin meets family of terror victim

President Rivlin meets Bar Kafra family, whose fathered David was murdered in a terror attack in 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2019, 6:00 PM

President Rivlin addresses Conference of Presidents mission

Rivlin emphasizes Jewish unity is paramount, calls for Israel-Diaspora dialog starting on premise that 'we are one'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2019, 10:21 PM

Rivlin hosts 929 Bible Study Group

President Rivlin: 'Nothing more democratic than a culture which fosters disagreement.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2019, 8:04 PM

President receives first Israeli spacecraft

President Rivlin received the first Israeli spacecraft as a national project ahead of its launch to the moonArutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2019, 2:18 PM

'Everyone acknowledged strength of Sharon's leadership'

President and Mrs. Rivlin participate in memorial ceremony for former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his wife Lily.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 2:46 PM

Rivlin: We have lost a great light

President Rivlin meets with family of Israeli teen who was raped and murdered by Arab terrorist in Jerusalem last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2019, 2:47 PM

Rivlin marks 70th anniversary of last Jewish camps in Cyprus

President flies to Cyprus to mark 70 years since the closure of British detention camps for Jews, holding talks with Cyprus president.AFP, 2/12/2019, 2:54 PM

'We will not stop our fight against terrorism'

Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu, thanks security forces for catching murderer of Ori Ansbacher.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2019, 7:05 PM

A meeting without a purpose

Why did President Rivlin invite Germans to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day with him?Walter Bingham, 2/8/2019, 4:40 PM

'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