Rivlin: Arabs and Jews are destined to coexist

President-elect uses maiden speech to boost trust in Palestinian Authority … [Read more...]

How Rivlin nearly lost the presidency, and why it matters

Sheetrit’s stunning run showed where political winds are blowing … [Read more...]

Eight things you should know about Israel’s new president

Rivlin likes ‘quirky’ jokes, opposes Palestinian state, eats no meat … [Read more...]

Reuven Rivlin wins presidency with votes from 63 MKs

Meir Sheetrit falls in second round of Knesset vote with 53 ballots … [Read more...]

Netanyahu said determined to call early elections in February

Knesset Speaker Rivlin says Knesset should be dissolved October 15 … [Read more...]

Israel celebrates 64 years of independence

JERUSALEM (JWN)—With the raising of the national flag on Mount Herzl from half-mast to the top of the standard on Wednesday night, the nation of Israel officially ended Remembrance Day for the Fallen … [Read more...]

Soldier killed, seven hurt as lighting rig collapses on Mount Herzl

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Second Lieutenant Hila Bezaleli, 20, was crushed to death and seven of her fellow officers were injured, one critically, Wednesday afternoon, when a steel lighting rig collapsed on … [Read more...]

Rivlin: If government fails to legalize Migron, Knesset will

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)--If the government does not act soon to legalize Migron, the Knesset will do so, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin declared while on a visit to the illegal West Bank outpost … [Read more...]

Knesset speaker: Redividing Jerusalem would be disastrous

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Jerusalem cannot be divided again, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin told a visiting group of evangelical pastors from Florida on Tuesday. “Dividing Jerusalem would bring disaster for … [Read more...]

Knesset honors Yitzhak Rabin’s memory

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The Knesset held a special session Wednesday to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the assassination of former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin. Unlike previous years, today’s … [Read more...]

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