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Originally, the trip to the region was meant to include visits to both Israel, Gaza and the West Bank in an effort to mediate stalled Palestinian unity negotiations.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
“I’m determined that such a tragedy will never happen again,” Japanese PM says of Holocaust.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Speaking at Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference, president says Israel is committed to carrying out a thorough investigation into the events of Ziad Abu Ein's death.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
President Rivlin meets with Mideast Quartet envoy Tony Blair in Jerusalem.
“We are hearing vicious incitement against Israel from all sides, and it must not be allowed to continue,” says Rivlin.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin, expresses commitment to Israel's security and hope that peace negotiations resume.
Foreign minister said that at a time when Israel is facing security and socioeconomic threats, changing the coalition was wrong.
By GIL HOFFMAN,GREER FAY CASHMAN,HERB KEINON
In his greeting to Rivlin, Jerusalem Metropolitan Theophilos III noted the link between Passover and Easter, which symbolizes the warm relations between the Children of Abraham.
Presidents says Jews and blacks have a shared history of struggle, and warns against Holocaust denial.
“In the face of attacks on holy sites we refuse to be silenced, just as we refuse to be silenced by violence and terror.”
Lauder calls on world leaders to speak out against persecution of Christians in Middle East.
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Thirty-five percent of American Jews identify as Reform.
By SAM SOKOL,LAHAV HARKOV
Rivlin also spoke about the current tensions in Jerusalem saying: "Jerusalem is a microcosm of the ability of all the people of the region to live together."
President attended opening of Polin Museum in Warsaw alongside Polish president Komorowski.
Polish president Komorowski is going to provide a presidential plane to bring Rivlin and his delegation from Israel to Poland.
President Reuven Rivlin discusses entering Israel’s top office and the need to meet the challenges facing the country
Reouven Rivlin est fier de l’Etat d’Israël. Et pour surmonter les obstacles érigés sur le chemin de la liberté,le citoyen numéro 1 n’a qu’un seul mot d’ordre : l’union.
Les premiers mois de la présidence Rivlin s’avèrent plus compliqués que prévu. Et reposent la question d’une institution au rôle mal défini
By MYRIAM SHERMER
President Reuven Rivlin celebrates his 75th birthday this weekend, the first at the presidential residence.
"The prime minister cannot be someone who chooses to use election tactics to incite against an entire population and to undermine their very citizenship," Joint Arab List leader says.
Prime minister would not reach out to Herzog because of "deep ideological differences," Likud claims.
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Rivlin to start marathon talks with factions, Herzog calls on prime minister to ‘heal the rift he caused’ with comments on high Arab voter turnout.
President Reuven Rivlin can choose any member of Knesset who he deems capable, and if that person agrees, he or she can be given the chance to put together a coalition.
Now that the role of the people is over, the election will be decided by one man: President Reuven Rivlin.
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Rivlin discussed public housing, rights of disabled, welfare of children in kindergartens,with activists.
Netanyahu and Herzog continue to rule out the formation of a national unity government.
A founding father of the settlement movement was laid to rest in Hebron.
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Diplomatic sources says Foreign Ministry recommended president not meet with Carter in light of his "anti-Israel" positions in recent years.
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NGO OneFamily helps grieving parents come to terms with loss of a child.
President receives official election results at President's Residence; set to entrust Netanyahu with forming coalition.
First Lady Nechama Rivlin came out publicly against smoking and volunteered to help anti-smoking efforts at a clinical conference held recently at Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
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President says Israel and the US are together facing the problems deriving from Hamas and Hezbollah.
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The conference is dedicated to strengthening the ideals of Zionism as well as the links between Israel and the Diaspora.
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The president noted that this past year was a milestone year in the history of the IDF in that the last of the soldiers who had participated in the Yom Kippur War of 1973 have retired.
It would seem, said Rivlin, that enacting laws is inadequate. What is required is a reformation of basic social norms.
Some 30 farmers and agriculture students from all over the country gathered at the President’s Residence for festive Seder.
“We are allowed to disagree, but we cannot be disrespectful....citizens of Israel alike deserve respect," says Rivlin.
President hosts some 26 present and future ambassadors who are or will be serving throughout South America.
Presidents visits families of Staff-Sgt. Dor Chaim Nini and Maj. Yochai Kalangel.
“‘Never again’ is not just a pledge by the survivors,” the president said, “it is, first and foremost, the very essence of this United Nations Organization.”
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Rivlin first proposed meeting with Obama back in December.
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President expresses condolences to Rahat mayor following recent violence in the Beduin city.
Outgoing court president Grunis says Naor was experienced in every aspect of the law, and he was confident that she would have great achievements during her tenure.
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Rivlin said PA President Abbas, whom he referred to as “my good friend,” did not want to negotiate with Israel on a two-state solution unless there was parity between Israel and the Palestinians.
The men in uniform were surprised by the spontaneous visit, and received the president with unbridled joy and affection.
Rivlin criticizes Netanyahu in address to diplomats serving in Europe; France’s envoy praises Shaare Zedek; and Israeli fashion designer Alber Elbaz makes an appearance at Beit Hatfutsot
Nechama Rivlin hosts annual ILAN event at President’s Residence.
Ambassadors gather in Jerusalem for conference, Rivlin praises their commitment and dedication to promoting Israel's cause.
Proving equality for all, despite proposed Nation State legislation, proves challenging.
Paper praises Rivlin for working to fight racism and standing up for Palestinian rights.
"Your generation produced a dynasty, planted seeds, and educated as you carried the torch,” Rivlin said to survivors.
A wedding and a memorial ceremony, both connected to Summer's Gaza conflict coincide.
Jewish and Arab citizens can live together in harmony, president tells Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference.
Ruben Marial Benjamin was the third of four new ambassadors who presented credentials on Wednesday.
"We know that innocent people are being held hostage by Hamas," president tells UN projects director
President Reuven Rivlin sends youngsters on a mission, in search of IDF heroes.
Rivlin warmly welcomes old friends and new as four ambassadors present credentials to president.
Rivlin says Israel needs constitution to protect civil rights.
Netanyahu noted that centuries before Abraham Lincoln in his quest for justice, equality and freedom sought to abolish slavery Moses had handed down anti-slavery laws to the Children of Israel.
Supreme Court president and justice minister express concern over growing violence as new judges and courts are sworn in on Monday.
User uploads photos of MK's in SS uniform to Facebook in opposition to the "Jewish state bill."
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PM approves Likud decision that could indicate 2015 race.
“Does this proposal not in fact encourage us to seek contradiction between the Jewish and democratic characters of the state?" asked the president.
Benayoun published a new song entitled "Ahmed loves Israel," in which he describes an Arab student in Jerusalem, who he calls "ungrateful scum," who will stab or shoot you in the back eventually.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Abbas understands that a religious war can cause him harm, said Rivlin.
Israel knows that win over Bosnia in Haifa could go a long way towards qualification for Euros.
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President expresses concern over rise in violence throughout the country in general and at soccer matches in particular.
A strong, independent, courageous, opinionated and occasionally rebellious and self reliant court is the pulse of life of a normal democratic society, President Rivlin said.
Rivlin was speaking at his official residence after receiving the proposed State Budget from Finance Minister Yair Lapid.
The first lady says that one of the biggest difficulties for those with a disability is coping with society's attitude toward them..
By GREER FAY CASHMAN,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Youth groups meet Rivlin and pledge that regardless of their politics, they would retain their belief in equality and social justice irrespective of religion, race, gender or sexual orientation.
In his remarks to the Knesset at the start of the parliamentary winter session, Rivlin urged lawmakers to vigilantly condemn xenophobic rhetoric.
The reaction from many Israelis on social media was scorn for the president following his visit to Kafr Kasim.
"I wish to say here, very personally, that a person stays or comes out of hiding when he feels empathy around him, when he isn’t lonely, when he experienced human solidarity…”"
"Building is not a provocation," says Israel's tenth president.
An alliance was formed in Jerusalem on Sunday, between one of the most prominent Jewish families in Singapore and one of the leading Jewish families in Hong Kong.
President urges Western countries to make regional stability in the Mideast a priority.
Rivlin was speaking at the opening session of a conference entitled "From Hatred of the Stranger to Acceptance of the Other," on the escalation of tensions between Jews and Arabs.
Rivlin called Lod "Israel’s melting pot" as he congratulated Mayor Yair Revivo on the city’s extraordinary physical and social facelift.
As a city with a mixed population of both Jews and Arabs, with a history that dates back to Biblical times, Lod has an important place in Rivlin’s ambitions for the nation.
Clearly an experienced succa decorator, the president proceeded to help the youngsters build a "symbolic succa."
Speaking at annual Yom Kippur War memorial in Jerusalem, defense minister warns of threats from far and near; Rivlin says war's failures taught Israel that leaders must be questioned constantly.
By LAHAV HARKOV
As Knesset speaker, Rivlin was staunchly opposed to any form of racial discrimination, and is even more so as president.
The new enterprise is planned in such a way as to enable groups of children to adopt a plot within the garden to nurture as their own, and thereby learn to appreciate the beauty of nature.
Leaders of United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, American Jewish Committee say
Netanyahu’s speech to Congress could turn out to be one mistake too many or a brilliant electoral ploy.
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These days, Warsaw is among Jerusalem’s best friends in Europe.
President Reuven Rivlin is causing a ruckus by being scheduled to be interviewed at the opening of the conference by 'Haaretz' Editor-in-Chief Aluf Benn.
British newspaper The Guardian is not particularly well-disposed toward Israel, and certainly not toward its right-wing politicians.
At the 24th World Conference on Jewish Law, President Rivlin made it clear that corruption is pervasive, and that it doesn’t apply to any specific sector of society.
It’s not every day that one hitches a ride with the president of the state.
Byrganym Aitimova, Kazakhstan’s permanent representative at the UN, will be coming to Israel on December 21 for a three-day visit.
Rivlin traveled to Tel Aviv’s Charles Bronfman Auditorium to join in the gala celebration for Rabbi Elimelech Firer, the founder of Ezra Lemarpeh.
President Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, hosted a reception this week for members of the Global Forum of the National Library of Israel.
We know the steps to follow toward more terror, more violence. The time has come to pioneer a new story toward progress, even if it’s not a full peace.
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Freedom of expression is a basic constitutional right in Israel and every attempt to limit this freedom must be opposed by the upholders of democracy.
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UN Chief invited President Rivlin to come to New York in January to address the UN on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Rivlin himself has said: “The prime minister of Israel has a healthy respect for the presidency.”
President Rivlin truly believes in the fact that all citizens of Israel have equal rights, regardless of their religion or ethnicity.
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