Reuven Rivlin


Pres. Rivlin Hosts DNI Dan Coats; PM of Macedonia

On Sunday, President Rivlin met at his residence with U.S. Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, on his first visit to Israel since taking office. He was accompanied by Director…

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Rivlin Gives Irish FM Chance to Answer Netanyahu Rebuke

On Tuesday, an Israeli government press release quoted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s rebuke to Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney over his country’s pro-Palestinian sympathies, but omitted any remarks from the…

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Double Honor for Rwandan President Kagame

Rwandan President Paul Kagame was accorded an unusual double honor on his arrival in Yerushalayim on Monday as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu joined President Reuven Rivlin to greet the…

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Rivlin Denounces Le Pen’s National Front

The French presidential elections cast a shadow on Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, as President Reuven Rivlin spoke out against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who was voted into…

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Rivlin Rejects Early Elections as ‘Insane’

Arguably the strongest reaction to the notion of calling early elections came from outside the country on Monday, when Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin said that to do so would be…

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Rivlin Hails Vietnam as Free Market Leader

Over four decades after the communists ousted the U.S. from Vietnam, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin stood in the Presidential Palace in Hanoi and hailed the country’s entrance into the family…

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Rivlin Invites British Royal Family to Visit Israel

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin extended an invitation to the British royal family to visit Israel during a meeting with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Yerushalayim on Wednesday. Mr. Rivlin said,…

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Rivlin Comes Out for One-State Solution

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin took a stand Monday on the future of Yehudah and Shomron, declaring his support for annexation of the entire region, with provision for full Israeli citizenship…

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Rivlin to Be Fitted with Pacemaker

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is to be fitted with a pacemaker over the weekend, after doctors said they discovered an irregular heartbeat. The president, 77, will spend about 24 hours…

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President Rivlin in Georgia

President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin began a state visit to Georgia at the Presidential Palace in Tbilisi on Monday morning. The official welcome ceremony was hosted by President…

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Rivlin Opposes Contacts With Europe’s Far-Right

Indirectly rejecting overtures by Austria’s right-wing party toward Israel, President Reuven Rivlin has told Jewish officials that he strongly opposes contacts between European parties with a history of anti-Semitism and…

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Rivlin’s Response: Chanukah Candle Lighting in Beit El

In a personal protest against the U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israel’s settlement activity, President Reuven Rivlin said that he would attend a festive lighting of the chanukiyah in the…

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