Reuven Rivlin


Police Investigate Incitement Against Rivlin

Israeli police have launched an investigation into incitement against President Reuven Rivlin, a day after he decided not to pardon Elor Azaria, an IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting…

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Ministers Criticize Rivlin for Rejecting Pardon

Two senior members of the government were critical of President Reuven Rivlin’s decision to reject former IDF soldier Elor Azaria’s request for a pardon from the sentence he is serving…

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Rivlin Turns Down Azaria’s Request for Pardon

President Reuven Rivlin decided on Sunday to reject the request of IDF sergeant Elor Azaria for pardon from a manslaughter conviction for killing a neutralized Palestinian terrorist last year. Azaria appealed…

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Rivlin: “Spain Is for Us One Country”

President Reuven Rivlin delivered Israel’s policy on the Spanish political crisis in person on Monday night with a clear statement against Catalonian secession. “Spain for us is one country,” Rivlin…

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Liberman Asks Rivlin to Pardon Azaria

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has asked President Reuven Rivlin to grant a pardon to former IDF soldier Elor Azaria, who is serving a 14-month prison sentence after being convicted of…

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Azaria Requests Pardon From Rivlin

Former IDF sergeant Elor Azaria, sentenced to prison for the killing of a neutralized Palestinian terrorist last year in Chevron, appealed to President Reuven Rivlin for a pardon on Thursday.…

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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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