Nechama Rivlin

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PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN gives cheesecake and cold lemonade to soldiers from the Erez Brigade.

Grapevine: In memory of Nechama Rivlin

Just before Shavuot each year, Nechama Rivlin would distribute cheesecakes to soldiers at the roadblocks around Jerusalem.

Israeli citizens with disabilities renew their protest to receive improved benefits.

Statistics show apathy in Israel towards people with disabilities

Although there has been a significant improvement in attitudes towards people with disabilities, the statistics presented by Oren Helman's Sikuy Shaveh (Equal Chance) were troubling.

Israel Museum director hosts tribute to Nechama Rivlin

Last Thursday evening, the Springer Auditorium at the Israel Museum was filled to capacity with members of the Rivlin family and their friends.

New prize in memory of Nechama Rivlin to be awarded at Jerusalem Film Festival

The festival, which begins on July 25, will include the Pitchpoint competition for up-and-coming Israeli feature film projects.

Loved ones gather at Nechama Rivlin's grave at end of mourning period

Herbs were planted around her grave - thyme, sage, mint, rosemary and many others - that Nechama particularly loved.

President Rivlin and family ends 30-day mourning period

In the immediate aftermath of his wife's death, Rivlin had decided to seclude himself and his family from the public so that family could privately take stock of its tragedy.

The late first lady’s lung disease

Rivlin had a disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or IPF. According to Prof. Mordechai Kramer, who treated Rivlin for the past 12 years, it is a very rare disease.


June 12, 2019: Her memory a blessing

Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.

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