Reuven Rivlin


Rivlin Lands in Ethiopia

President Reuven Rivlin arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday in the first visit of an Israeli head of state to that country. During his two-day visit, Pres.…

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Pardons Policy to Be Broadened

President Reuven Rivlin and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced on Monday a broadening of the state’s policy of pardons to mark the 70th year of independence. The measure, presented at…

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Rivlin Calls for Dialogue on Chareidi Draft

While Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is away on a five-day visit in Washington, the controversy around him in Israel continued to swirl unabated on Sunday. President Reuven Rivlin addressed two…

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Rivlin Visits Bais Avel in Har Brocho

President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday visited Har Bracha in the Shomron to pay a condolence visit to the family of Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal, Hy”d, who was murdered in a terror…

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Rivlin to Attend Greek Holocaust Museum Ceremony

President Reuven Rivlin met Monday with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during a visit to Athens that will include a foundation stone-laying ceremony for a Holocaust museum. Rivlin also met…

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Rivlin Warns of Chaos in Gaza

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin warned on Sunday that the Hamas rulers of Gaza, bent on destroying Israel, are in fact destroying the infrastructure and social fabric of the Palestinians under…

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Rivlin Disavows Support for Anti-Corruption Protests

President Reuven Rivlin claimed on Wednesday that approving comments he made about anti-corruption demonstrations were taken out of context, The Times of Israel reports. On Tuesday, Rivlin told an education…

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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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