President Reuven Rivlin calls on other Arab nations to make peace with Israel

President Reuven Rivlin calls on other Arab nations to make peace with Israel

President Rivlin spoke today with Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States and with members of the US delegationArutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2020, 8:14 PM
President Reuvin Rivlin warns against new elections

President Reuvin Rivlin warns against new elections

The President has been holding discussions with the heads of coalition parties in an effort to prevent new elections.Hezki Baruch, 8/20/2020, 4:37 PM
Rivlin If Hamas wants a war they will get it

Rivlin If Hamas wants a war they will get it

President Rivlin visits Gaza periphery, says 'terrorism using incendiary kites and balloons is terrorism just like any other.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2020, 4:52 PM
Rivlin praises Netanyahu for 'historic' UAE deal

Rivlin praises Netanyahu for 'historic' UAE deal

President, Prime Minister of Israel meet at President's Residence to discuss normalization of relations with the UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2020, 5:16 PM
Jewish Agency: Dramatic rise in aliyah inquiry since COVID-19

Jewish Agency: Dramatic rise in aliyah inquiry since COVID-19

President Rivlin visits Jewish Agency-run Hebrew-language school, where he receives report on immigration to Israel since coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 2:17 PM
President Reuven Rivlin eulogizes Rabbi Steinsaltz

President Reuven Rivlin eulogizes Rabbi Steinsaltz

'Like a modern-day Rashi'. President Rivlin eulogizes Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: 'He was dedicated to Torat Yisrael and the Jewish people.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2020, 12:22 PM
'Murder of a demonstrator or a prime minister are not imaginary scenarios'

'Murder of a demonstrator or a prime minister are not imaginary scenarios'

"I cry out against the calls to harm the PM and his family and call on police to address every threat of this kind with utmost seriousness."Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 4:11 PM
'Stop discourse on early elections; it's a terrible possibility'

'Stop discourse on early elections; it's a terrible possibility'

President Reuven Rivlin calls to avoid possibility of elections: 'State of Israel is no rag doll you drag around as you squabble.'Mordechai Sones, 7/23/2020, 10:37 AM
'There are soldiers for whom this battle has not ended'

'There are soldiers for whom this battle has not ended'

President Reuven Rivlin visits northern border on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the withdrawal from Lebanon.Orli Harari, 7/17/2020, 3:39 AM
Yuli Edelstein to Pres. Rivlin: 'Encouraged by cooperation in fighting coronavirus'

Yuli Edelstein to Pres. Rivlin: 'Encouraged by cooperation in fighting coronavirus'

President Rivlin meets with the top Health Ministry officials to discuss coronavirus outbreak and efforts to halt infections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2020, 4:14 PM
'MK Zohar is lying, he should apologize'

'MK Zohar is lying, he should apologize'

Presidential Residence blasts coalition chairman over claim that Rivlin tried to influence MKs to vote against inquiry into judges.Hezki Baruch, 7/9/2020, 5:05 AM
689 new coronavirus cases, 2 fatalities

689 new coronavirus cases, 2 fatalities

President criticizes government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 8:18 PM
President Rivlin receives credentials from new ambassadors

President Rivlin receives credentials from new ambassadors

For first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus, President Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials from new ambassadors to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 6:35 PM
Israeli man who rescued Bedouin woman and her 3 children to be posthumously honored

Israeli man who rescued Bedouin woman and her 3 children to be posthumously honored

Jewish man who died while rescuing Bedouin woman and her three children to be posthumously honored with Civil Medal of Distinguished ServiceMarcy Oster, JTA, 7/7/2020, 7:57 AM
President Reuven Rivlin: 'Being gay not a disease requiring treatment"

President Reuven Rivlin: 'Being gay not a disease requiring treatment"

President Rivlin chastises Rabbi Dror Aryeh, head of Sderot yeshiva, for attacking comments he made in support of the LGBT community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2020, 6:01 PM
President Rivlin: Years of hopes fading, dreams falling apart

President Rivlin: Years of hopes fading, dreams falling apart

President Rivlin opens first Israel-OECD conference and says that government must build emergency plan to save small businesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2020, 12:12 PM
977 new coronavirus cases diagnosed since Friday

977 new coronavirus cases diagnosed since Friday

Nearly 11,000 active cases of coronavirus, with 330 deaths, National Security Council reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2020, 10:00 PM
Rivlin congratulates graduates of IDF officers' course: 'The IDF needs you'

Rivlin congratulates graduates of IDF officers' course: 'The IDF needs you'

President addresses future combat officers of the IDF: "We need many more outstanding people like you."Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2020, 8:35 AM
'I call on young people: The IDF needs you'

'I call on young people: The IDF needs you'

President Rivlin addresses future fighters at graduation ceremony of the IDF Officers’ Course.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2020, 4:39 AM
Pres. Rivlin to Greek PM: 'Energy cooperation is a cornerstone of stability'

Pres. Rivlin to Greek PM: 'Energy cooperation is a cornerstone of stability'

President Rivlin holds first working diplomatic meeting since coronavirus outbreak, with Greece's Prime Minister Mitsotakis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2020, 1:03 PM
Rivlin holds videoconference with US Jewish leaders

Rivlin holds videoconference with US Jewish leaders

Conversation, billed as 'a family gathering,' focuses on challenges the communal leaders face in light of the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2020, 8:36 PM
'We do not flinch at the critics or the questioners'

'We do not flinch at the critics or the questioners'

President Rivlin in message over public debate on sovereignty emphasizes: "We must beware of those who silence the conversation."Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2020, 12:53 PM
President Rivlin: 'Israeli industry is the backbone of Israel’s economy'

President Rivlin: 'Israeli industry is the backbone of Israel’s economy'

President Rivlin visits the Elbit Systems Land Division which worked on life-saving projects during the coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 5:39 PM
'Love your fellow as yourself - a task for our generation'

'Love your fellow as yourself - a task for our generation'

To mark the Shavuot holiday, President Rivlin visits Yeshivat Kfar Haroeh, participating in join study session.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 6:56 PM
Rivlin on Leifer trial: 'No one will use Israel to evade justice'

Rivlin on Leifer trial: 'No one will use Israel to evade justice'

President Rivlin touts Jerusalem court's decision that Australian-Israeli teacher Malka Leifer may stand trial, paving way for extradition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 12:58 PM
Memorial ceremony for Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel

Memorial ceremony for Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel

President Rivlin, PM Netanyahu deliver remarks at the official memorial ceremony for Ethiopian Jews who died on their way to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2020, 5:51 PM
'Amit will remain a symbol for us'

'Amit will remain a symbol for us'

President Rivlin pays condolence call on the family of Staff Sergeant Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in the line of duty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2020, 2:18 PM
'Without agriculture, Israel has no independence'

'Without agriculture, Israel has no independence'

President Rivlin visits Gaza area and meets with local farmers dealing with the consequences of the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 6:19 PM
Rivlin speaks with German president to mark 55 years of diplomatic relations

Rivlin speaks with German president to mark 55 years of diplomatic relations

Pres. Rivlin speaks with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany to mark 55 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2020, 4:17 PM
Pres. Rivlin meets Druze, Circassian leaders over funding delays

Pres. Rivlin meets Druze, Circassian leaders over funding delays

President Rivlin meets with Druze and Circassian leaders in light of their protest against delays in government funds to their communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 7:02 PM
President Reuven Rivlin tasks Netanyahu with forming new government

President Reuven Rivlin tasks Netanyahu with forming new government

President Rivlin grants Netanyahu mandate to form next government. Unity government expected to be sworn in next Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 8:45 PM
'Every breakthrough is a big step towards victory'

'Every breakthrough is a big step towards victory'

Israeli researchers develop 'Shalom Corona antibody' designed to neutralize the coronavirus. President Rivlin lauds 'breakthrough'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 4:56 PM
Rivlin asks Ministry of Health to allow family visits to hostels

Rivlin asks Ministry of Health to allow family visits to hostels

President seeks leniency for family visits to those with physical and mental disabilities living in hostels operated by the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 11:21 AM
President Rivlin expresses solidarity with New York

President Rivlin expresses solidarity with New York

Israeli President speaks with New York Governor Cuomo, thanks governor for his commitment to New York Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 7:44 PM
Rivlin congratulates Israel Prize recipients

Rivlin congratulates Israel Prize recipients

“Continue to work, each one in their field, to have an influence on the world in which we live, and to create tomorrow’s world with us."Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 8:22 PM
Watch: President Rivlin's greeting for Israel's Independence Day

Watch: President Rivlin's greeting for Israel's Independence Day

President Reuven Rivlin: No virus can keep us from celebrating the miracle of the Jewish and democratic State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2020, 3:22 AM
Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

Rivlin to bereaved families: Our souls are bound with yours

President at Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall: We will embrace you, beloved families, from afar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 9:10 PM
Rivlin: Anti-Semitism is spreading like a virus

Rivlin: Anti-Semitism is spreading like a virus

Israeli President addresses opening ceremony of Holocaust Memorial Day.i24News, 4/20/2020, 10:49 PM
Likud demands president give mandate to form government to Netanyahu

Likud demands president give mandate to form government to Netanyahu

Ministers Katz and Levin write letter to President Rivlin protesting his decision to return mandate to Knesset and not give it to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 3:32 PM
Rivlin must decide on next stage by tomorrow

Rivlin must decide on next stage by tomorrow

As Gantz's mandate expires, president has several options for the next stage in efforts to form a government.Shimon Cohen, 4/12/2020, 8:59 AM
Rivlin speaks to Pope in light of coronavirus pandemic

Rivlin speaks to Pope in light of coronavirus pandemic

President Rivlin to Pope Francis: We are fighting a stubborn and cruel enemy together, and that is how we will overcome it.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/8/2020, 9:50 PM
Watch: Passover greeting from President Rivlin

Watch: Passover greeting from President Rivlin

Ahead of Passover and amid coronavirus pandemic, Israeli President sends greetings to Israelis and to Jewish communities around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2020, 6:00 AM
‘Now more than ever, we are one family’

‘Now more than ever, we are one family’

President to world Jewish leaders: No plague can break the chain that stretches back to the exodus from Egypt and binds our people together.Orli Harari, 4/6/2020, 2:03 AM
Rivlin: No false accusations against any particular group

Rivlin: No false accusations against any particular group

Ahead of Pesach, president sells chametz with J'lem Sephardi chief rabbi, condemns remarks against haredi community regarding coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2020, 1:17 PM
Rivlin continues talks with world leaders over coronavirus

Rivlin continues talks with world leaders over coronavirus

President Rivlin continues his conversations with world leaders as part of the international cooperation to contain the disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2020, 11:14 AM
The judicial coup In Israel is outrageous

The judicial coup In Israel is outrageous

Despite unity talks, we must remember that the left-leaning Israeli Supreme Court joined a planned coup not only by ruling on the Edelstein issue but in allowing Blue and White to take over Knesset committees before forming a government. Kenneth S. Abramowitz, 3/31/2020, 10:59 PM
'A faithful and merciful healer'

'A faithful and merciful healer'

President sends letter wishing recovery to world leaders who have contracted coronavirus, citing prayer recited daily by Jews for healing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2020, 2:59 PM
Compromise to allow continued government negotiations fails

Compromise to allow continued government negotiations fails

Likud and Blue and White discuss possibility Benny Gantz himself be appointed Knesset Speaker to continue talks between the two parties.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2020, 2:44 PM
Rivlin: 'Inconceivable' that anyone would disobey court ruling

Rivlin: 'Inconceivable' that anyone would disobey court ruling

President critical of outgoing Knesset Speaker for refusing to carry out Supreme Court order to convene plenum to elect new speaker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2020, 8:50 PM
Between a rock and a hard place

Between a rock and a hard place

Joinng a coalition is not so simple for the Joint List, and much less simple for Israel. Sheri Oz, 3/20/2020, 5:59 AM
Story time with the president: 'Room for Rent' by Lea Goldberg

Story time with the president: 'Room for Rent' by Lea Goldberg

President Rivlin contributes to efforts to provide Israeli children with activity in the wake of coronavirus restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2020, 12:43 PM
Rivlin: With every coronavirus update, we pray for Diaspora Jewry

Rivlin: With every coronavirus update, we pray for Diaspora Jewry

Pres. Rivlin meets with head of Jewish Agency, discusses impact of coronavirus on Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2020, 2:33 PM
Gantz: 'Public is sick of hate and divisions'

Gantz: 'Public is sick of hate and divisions'

Pres. Rivlin tasks Benny Gantz with forming a gov't, urges 'as broad a gov't as possible.' Gantz: 'We'll try to form a gov't within days.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 1:17 PM
Rivlin meets with Gantz, Netanyahu

Rivlin meets with Gantz, Netanyahu

President meets leaders of the 2 largest parties following consultations with heads of all Knesset factions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 8:32 PM
President to task Gantz with forming government

President to task Gantz with forming government

Blue and White leader to receive first chance to form government, expected to pursue minority government with outside Arab support.Gary Willig, 3/15/2020, 6:59 PM
Gantz receives recommendations of 61 MKs

Gantz receives recommendations of 61 MKs

Avigdor Liberman joins Joint Arab List, Labor-Gesher-Meretz in recommending Benny Gantz for prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 5:33 PM
Deri: This time willingness for unity is there

Deri: This time willingness for unity is there

Shas chairman recommends Netanyahu for prime minister in meeting with President, says Blue and White more serious about unity than before.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 3:31 PM