Rivlin blasts Yesh Atid MK for calling to ignore coronavirus regulations

July 16, 2020 by  
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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday criticized Yesh Atid Knesset member Idan Roll for suggesting that Israelis should refuse to cooperate should another national lockdown be declared due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Memorial Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars and Victims of Terror held at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

April 28, 2020 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin addressed at the official ceremony Memorial Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars and Victims of Terror. Read more

President Rivlin discusses Coronavirus crisis with PA head Abbas

March 19, 2020 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin spoke on Wednesday with Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the Coronavirus crisis. Read more

President Rivlin lights the first candle

December 23, 2019 by  
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President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin lit the first candle of Chanukah with the men and women of the David Sector of the Israel Police and Gimmel Company of the Border Police in the Old City of Jerusalem. Read more

Rivlin meets UK Chief Rabbi who denounced Corbyn over anti-semitism scandal

November 28, 2019 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has met with British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis in London, a day after the rabbi publicly accused UK’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of allowing the “poison” of anti-Semitism to take root in the Labour party. Read more

Israeli students win major prize…for protesting

November 25, 2019 by  
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The Nechama Rivlin ז”ל Prize for Sustainability was awarded to the students’ protest movement for climate change in Israel, to the Rabbis’ letter against the use of disposable plastic, to the campaign for clean air in Haifa Bay and to Emek Hazvaim in Jerusalem. Read more

Rivlin tasks Netanyahu with forming government, again

September 26, 2019 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin has tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming the next government. Read more

Rivlin visits Iris again and again with condolences

May 10, 2019 by  
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President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin paid a condolence call on the Feder family whose father Moshe Feder ז”ל was killed on Monday when an anti-tank missile struck him. Read more

Rivlin and Netanyahu attend wreath-laying ceremonies at Yad Vashem

May 3, 2019 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Read more

Nechama Rivlin: the president visits his wife

April 4, 2019 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has visited his wife Nechama at Beilinson Hospital, immediately on his return from a state visit to Canada. She is stable and is sedated and receiving respiratory aid in the cardio-thoracic intensive care unit. Read more

From president to president

February 21, 2019 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has written to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron following antisemitic events in France. Read more

Governor-General Patsy Reddy meets Israel’s leaders

October 31, 2017 by  
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New Zealand Governor General Patsy Reddy has visited Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin on her visit to mark the 100thanniversary of the WW1 battle for Be’er Sheva. Read more

Sukkot with the president

October 10, 2017 by  
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President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin have hosted their traditional Open Sukkot event, inviting the Israeli public to celebrate the holiday at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem. Read more

WJC decries Las Vegas massacre as “senseless”

October 3, 2017 by  
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World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder has decried the “senseless” violence in Las Vegas that left at least 58 dead and more than 500 injured at a country music festival. Read more

New Zealand finally has an ambassador to Israel

May 1, 2015 by  
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A diplomatic dispute came to its end in Jerusalem yesterday when Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin accepted the credentials of New Zealand’s ambassador Jonathan Curr. Read more

Yom Hazikaron: the President speaks

April 22, 2015 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has addressed the commemoration of Yom Hazikaron…Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars and Victims of Terrorism. Read more