Rivlin intervenes in Nationality Law

In unusual step, president turns to MKs and asks them to change the law so as not to enable the establishment of Jewish-only communities.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2018, 10:24 AM

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green visits Rivlin

All-Star forward for NBA champion Golden State Warriors visits Israel, meets President Rivlin in Jerusalem.JTA, 7/5/2018, 10:48 PM

Rivlin apprises Hamas: 'Gaza won't be rehabilitated'

'As long as Hamas continues running Gaza while holding our soldiers who didn't return from battle, Gaza won't be rehabilitated.'Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 9:58 PM

Rivlin thanks Polish President

President Rivlin speaks with Polish President after Poland decided to amend its controversial Holocaust Law.Elad Benari, 6/29/2018, 5:35 AM

Bennett: Second Lebanon War was just - but mismanaged

Memorial for fallen of 2006 Lebanon war on Mt. Herzl. President Rivlin: We won't allow Iranian consolidation in Lebanon or Syria.Eliran Aharon, 6/28/2018, 6:54 PM

Israel's President congratulates new Jewish Agency chairman

Rivlin tweets blessing to Herzog: 'As MK, minister, opposition chairman, Buji has been at heart of Israeli democracy for most of his life.'Mordechai Sones, 6/24/2018, 1:01 PM

'Austria is committed to Israel's security'

Chancellor Kurz meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem, vows to fight anti-Semitism at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2018, 2:44 PM

Rivlin to AJC: Let's work together for the world's benefit

President Rivlin welcomes delegation from the leadership of the AJC upon the organization's arrival in Jerusalem for its Global Forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2018, 2:18 PM

Rivlin urges Abbas: Condemn Gaza terror

President calls Palestinian Authority Chairman to congratulate him on month of Ramadan.Mordechai Sones, 6/4/2018, 7:02 PM

'Sometimes you have just three seconds to make a decision'

Pres. Rivlin visits Iron Dome battery, praises soldiers for working overtime to protect Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2018, 5:07 PM

'We salute the casualties of the Altalena - for not firing back'

President speaks at memorial ceremony for those killed during 1948 Altalena incident. 'Some wounds must remain open.'Uzi Baruch, 5/30/2018, 6:58 PM

Rivlin: Panama's Jewish community 'one of the most important'

President Rivlin welcomes Panama's Pres. Varela to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 2:41 PM

Israeli President offers 'Shehecheyanu' thanksgiving prayer

'For three-thousand years we prayed for Jerusalem, and since establishment of State 70 years ago, Jerusalem has been the capital of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 5/14/2018, 7:38 PM

Rivlin: Time to move our ministries to Jerusalem

President speaks at ceremony marking reunification of Jerusalem on Ammunition Hill. 'Unity of Jerusalem is our test.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 10:25 PM

Rivlin: Anyone who tries to harm us will be defeated

Israeli president speaks at ceremony for the fallen of the Six Day War. 'The State of Israel is ready and prepared for every scenario.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 6:54 PM

Shin Bet celebrates 70 years: 'We trust you'

President Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu praise Israel Security Agency as it celebrates its 70th anniversary.Ido Ben Porat, 5/11/2018, 2:06 AM

Rivlin: We are faced with ongoing conflict with Iranian regime

Israeli president says Iran plans to 'wreak havoc, death, and destruction in the region and around the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 9:23 PM

Israel welcomes Trump's decision to withdraw from JCPOA

President Rivlin says Trump's decision a 'significant step in ensuring the security of Israel, the Middle East, and the world.'Gary Willig, 5/8/2018, 10:14 PM

Rivlin hosts foreign ambassadors, diplomats, on Independence Day

President, First Lady tell foreign diplomats of Israel's accomplishments over its 70 years, says peace is possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 9:53 PM

From Auschwitz to the Western Wall

Thousands of students who participated in the 30th March of the Living come to Israel to celebrate the Jewish state's 70th Independence Day.Yoni Kempinski, 4/19/2018, 6:00 PM

World leaders congratulate Israel on its 70th anniversary

US, Russian Presidents, Queen of England, and UN Secretary General send warm wishes to President Rivlin on Israel's Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2018, 4:57 PM

Israel Independence Day greeting from President Reuven Rivlin

Israeli president sends greetings to Jewish communities and friends of Israel around the world on Israel’s 70th Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 8:37 PM

Shaked, Rivlin, sign pardons for Israel's 70th anniversary

Special presidential pardons given in honor of milestone anniversary of the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 5:15 PM

Polish nationalists seek to sue President Rivlin

Nationalists want to sue Israeli president for saying many Poles were complicit in the Nazi Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 6:59 PM

Watch: 12,000 voices join together for Israel's 70th anniversary

Koolulam brings together 12,000, including President Reuven Rivlin, in song to mark Israel's 70th independence day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 11:10 AM

'I'm sure your grandmother would be proud of you'

President Rivlin joined on March of the Living by granddaughter of Holocaust survivor murdered in Paris by Muslim neighbor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2018, 9:52 PM

Rivlin: Many Poles helped carry out Holocaust

Israeli President tells Polish counterpart at March of the Living anti-Semitism in Poland helped Nazis carry out Holocaust.Gary Willig, 4/12/2018, 5:18 PM

'To restore normal life in South Tel Aviv

President Reuven Rivlin praises deal with UN to deport some illegal infiltrators, allow others to remain in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 7:15 PM

Rivlin sends condolences to family of murdered French woman

Rivlin sends letter to family of Mireille Knoll, says anti-Semitic attacks throughout Europe are worrying.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/30/2018, 7:20 PM

Chopped liver and gefilte fish: Seder at the President's house

President Reuven Rivlin searches for chametz at his official residence with 10-year-old grandson Shay, plans seder with lone soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2018, 10:59 PM

'Even UNESCO cannot change our history in Jerusalem'

President Rivlin tells French Foreign Minister that Israel mourns victims of Friday terror attack, including heroic policeman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 7:07 PM

German FM: I will take part in the 70th anniversary celebrations

President Reuven Rivlin meets German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who says: Our countries have very special ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 3:05 AM

'Four more children lost their father last night'

President Rivlin vows that Israel 'will overcome' latest wave of terror, after Israeli murdered in Jerusalem, soldiers killed in Samaria.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2018, 10:49 AM

President Rivlin welcomes American TV actress Mayim Bialik

Bialik due to speak in J'lem at Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism about her experiences as a Jewish and Zionist actress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2018, 2:58 PM

Danon: International community needs to end the 'pay to slay'

Israeli UN Ambassador Danon calls on international community to end the 'despicable practice' of 'pay to slay.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2018, 8:41 PM

Polish PM's 'Jewish perpetrators' comments are 'a new low'

Israeli President blasts Polish PM over 'Jewish perpetrators' Holocaust remark, says Israel 'will stop Iran's race to the nuclear bomb.'David Rosenberg, 2/18/2018, 10:54 PM

President Rivlin: All of the Land of Israel belongs to us

President Rivlin says Israel can be both Jewish and democratic, says he's 'concerned' when Haaretz writes good things about him.Ido Ben Porat, 2/12/2018, 12:09 PM

Rivlin to injured pilot: Thank G-d you came home

Israeli President Rivlin receives briefing on IAF operation, speaks to injured pilot.Uzi Baruch, 2/10/2018, 7:30 PM

Rivlin praises plans for memorial to honor Babi Yar victims

Israeli President Rivlin meets the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center delegation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 7:09 PM

'We clung to our land - and will continue to do so'

President Reuven Rivlin pays condolence visit to family of murdered terror victim Itamar Ben-Gal. 'I will meet his students to hear of him.'Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 3:00 PM

'You serve without sacrificing an iota of your faith'

President Reuven Rivlin meets with haredi soldiers of the 'Abirei Hashachar' battalion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2018, 1:24 PM

Israeli president visits Greek site of future Holocaust museum

Israeli President Rivlin visits site of future Holocaust museum in northern Greece.AFP, 1/31/2018, 7:41 AM

Rivlin to join Polish counterpart for March of the Living

Presidents of Poland and Israel agree to participate together in March of the Living.JTA, 1/30/2018, 2:21 PM

PM Netanyahu slams Polish law: History cannot be changed

PM Netanyahu, Pres. Rivlin, and MKs slam Poland for new bill to jail those who mention Poland's role in the Holocaust.Chana Roberts, 1/27/2018, 8:06 PM

President Rivlin to visit Greece

President Rivlin scheduled to visit Greek naval base, join International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Athens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2018, 11:22 AM

'Trump's J'lem declaration proof of our support for Israel'

VP Pence pledges to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal if agreement not fixed, says US-Israel alliance has never been stronger.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2018, 11:57 AM

President Rivlin speaks on expected embassy relocation

'Must move from being on defensive to taking initiative, and clearly call on nations to stop boycotting Jerusalem as capital of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2018, 12:12 AM

'Hamas is turning hospitals into terrorist bases'

President Rivlin tours Gaza envelope, says Hamas terrorists using hospitals and schools, as bases to attack Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 4:44 PM

President visits combat soldier wounded last night in Jenin

'We continue to say to anyone who wishes to harm us - we will find you, wherever you are.'Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2018, 8:37 PM

President Rivlin: Abbas has rejected our return home

Israel's president meets with AIPAC delegation visiting in Israel, condemns PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' statements.Arutz Sheva, 1/15/2018, 2:43 PM

'We don't want revenge - we want revival'

President arrives to console mourners, hears from bereaved father and widow who demand he recommend normalization of Havat Gilad.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2018, 2:27 PM

Netherlands government is 'keeping a close eye' on Middle East

President Rivlin meets Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, Halbe Zijlstra, to discuss cooperation and recent events in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 4:19 PM

'I strengthen the residents of Shomron'

President Rivlin responds to murder attack near Havat Gilad. 'Bring the murderers and their accomplices to justice as soon as possible.'Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2018, 2:35 PM

'Army Radio calls me fascist and autistic'

Justice Minister defends Army Radio pundit Irit Linur after she was suspended for calling President Rivlin 'insolent piece of work'.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 4:19 PM

'Tokyo is Japan's capital, Jerusalem is Israel's capital'

President Rivlin meets with Japanese Foreign Minsiter Tarō Kōno in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2017, 5:03 PM

'Please Mr. President, pardon Elor'

Despite President Rivlin's refusal to grant clemency request to Elor Azariya, family of jailed soldier urge president to reconsider.David Rosenberg, 12/24/2017, 4:06 PM

Guillotine-wielding demonstrator: 'I am opposed to violence'

Demonstrator holding mock guillotine at leftist rally Saturday night denies he was calling for Netanyahu's murder.Tzvi Lev, 12/24/2017, 9:34 AM