Rivlin hosts heads of Christian denominations in Israel

Rivlin hosts heads of Christian denominations in Israel

"I hope this is a year in which Christian communities in Israel continue to thrive," president says at traditional New Year's reception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2020, 8:17 PM
Rivlin: People with disabilities entitled to full equality of opportunity

Rivlin: People with disabilities entitled to full equality of opportunity

President meets with the Equal in the Livingroom initiative for people with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 2:47 PM
Genesis Prize announces winners of COVID-fighting competition

Genesis Prize announces winners of COVID-fighting competition

Winners announced in competition started by Natan Sharansky among Israeli companies to find innovative solutions to COVID pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2020, 7:10 PM
Mossad chief: We're facing the challenges and providing security

Mossad chief: We're facing the challenges and providing security

President Rivlin and Mossad head award certificates of outstanding achievement to 12 Mossad members and light Hanukkah candles with them.Nitsan Keidar, 12/17/2020, 12:58 AM
'Peace is made between peoples, not between leaders'

'Peace is made between peoples, not between leaders'

President Rivlin and Foreign Minister Ashkenazi light Hanukkah candles with heads of Israeli missions abroad who participated via Zoom.Nitsan Keidar, 12/14/2020, 6:09 AM
Rivlin hosts launch of 'Beresheet 2' project

Rivlin hosts launch of 'Beresheet 2' project

“We are setting out on a new path, familiar but different, at the end of which we hope to land three spacecraft safely on the moon."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2020, 3:38 PM
Rivlin: 'I won't return to politics'

Rivlin: 'I won't return to politics'

President refers to rumors he will be offered after his term to head Center-Left bloc and replies, 'Politics at age 82 is a bit excessive.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2020, 5:16 PM
'A new era of friendship and cooperation'

'A new era of friendship and cooperation'

President Rivlin welcomes Bahrain FM at President's Residence in Jerusalem, gifting him Koran translated to Hebrew by his father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2020, 5:48 PM
Nertanyahu, Rivlin congratulate President-elect Biden

Nertanyahu, Rivlin congratulate President-elect Biden

Israeli President and Prime Minister speak to US President-elect Joe Biden, discuss strong US-Israel relationship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2020, 6:55 PM
Israeli astronaut to be launched into space in 2021 mission

Israeli astronaut to be launched into space in 2021 mission

Israel announces Eytan Stibbe will be second Israeli astronaut in space, in mission to International Space StationArutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2020, 12:25 PM
Haredim are facing 'outbreak of hatred', says President Rivlin

Haredim are facing 'outbreak of hatred', says President Rivlin

Israeli president warns of anti-haredi incitement during coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2020, 7:45 PM
'Suez War ended in brilliant victory, but at a heavy price'

'Suez War ended in brilliant victory, but at a heavy price'

President Rivlin delivers remarks at the memorial ceremony for the fallen of the 1956 Sinai War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2020, 1:04 PM
Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials of 5 new ambassadors to Israel

Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials of 5 new ambassadors to Israel

President receives diplomatic credentials from the new ambassadors of of Australia, Guatemala, Malta, Cyprus and Turkmenistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020, 6:44 PM
Rivlin: The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus

Rivlin: The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus

President Reuven Rivlin hosts event marking 82 years since Kristallnacht.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2020, 4:09 AM
Rivlin congratulates Biden

Rivlin congratulates Biden

"As a long-standing friend of Israel, you are now leader of the free world and of the State of Israel’s closest and most important ally."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 8:08 AM
President Rivlin mourns passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

President Rivlin mourns passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

President: 'Rabbi Sacks bravely faced difficult questions and always found the right words to illuminate the Torah and explain its paths.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2020, 9:51 PM
Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials from 5 new ambassadors to Israel

Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials from 5 new ambassadors to Israel

Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials from ambassadors of Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Uzbekistan and Latvia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2020, 5:08 PM
'The murder succeeded, but the murderer's mission failed'

'The murder succeeded, but the murderer's mission failed'

Ceremony held on Mt. Herzl to mark 19 years since assassination of Minister Rehavam (Gandhi) Ze'evi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2020, 4:29 PM
Rivlin: The air is ready to explode

Rivlin: The air is ready to explode

President warns of danger of current sectarian strife at opening of Knesset winter session.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020, 4:59 PM
Rivlin to Arabs: We were complacent. Corona is still here

Rivlin to Arabs: We were complacent. Corona is still here

President brings together heads of Arab local authorities for an emergency meeting over coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2020, 6:36 PM
Rivlin: Light memorial candle for Covid victims

Rivlin: Light memorial candle for Covid victims

"To those dear ones, over one thousand victims, I decided to dedicate a prayer and to light a candle in their memory," president says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2020, 10:40 AM
Rivlin: This is a second chance - it may be the last one

Rivlin: This is a second chance - it may be the last one

President addresses the nation ahead of closure. "The trust of the people is beyond value. We must do everything to restore confidence."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2020, 8:24 PM
Shaare Zedek: Cafeteria will be used as coronavirus ward

Shaare Zedek: Cafeteria will be used as coronavirus ward

Pres. Rivlin holds meeting with hospital directors, says their efforts 'teach us many lessons.'Orly Harari, 9/16/2020, 11:58 AM
Exhibition of cartoons of Israeli presidents to open on Monday

Exhibition of cartoons of Israeli presidents to open on Monday

President Reuven Rivlin will on Monday open the exhibit which will be on display at the Presidential Residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2020, 5:09 AM
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