Tag: President Reuven Rivlin

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, walks alongside Israel President Reuven Rivlin during a formal reception ceremony at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool via AP)

Pence in Jerusalem Urges Europeans to Fix Iran Nuclear Deal

US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday urged Europe to agree to open the Iranian nuclear deal, threatening that Washington will quit the landmark pact if its “sunset provisions” are not entirely removed.

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Rivlin: World Should Recognize Golan Heights as Integral Part of Jewish State

As Israel marked the fiftieth anniversary of its military victory in the Golan Heights during the Six Day War, President Reuven Rivlin called Thursday for global recognition of Israeli rule there, saying the northern territory is “essential” to the survival of the Jewish State.

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WATCH – Trump in Israel: We Must Fight Iran Together

JERUSALEM – The United States and Israel must stand together to fight against terror groups and their sponsors like the Islamic State and Iran, President Donald Trump told Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday.

US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on February 15, 2017

Report: Israel Adding More Pomp to Trump Welcome Ceremony

Israel has made last-minute changes to the airport welcome ceremony organized for visiting US President Donald Trump, adding some pomp, decorum and a speech by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Channel 10 reported Saturday.

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Netanyahu Meets with U.S. Envoys Ahead of Trump Trip

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Thursday with Donald Trump’s Special Envoy for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, to fine-tune plans for next week’s visit to the region by the US president.

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Israeli President Rivlin Invites Trump to Jerusalem

President Reuven Rivlin sent a letter to incoming US President Donald Trump on Saturday evening, congratulating him on his inauguration the day before and inviting him to visit Israel.

Canadian singer Leonard Cohen attends the 'Prince of Asturias Awards 2011' ceremony at the Campoamor Theater on October 21, 2011 in Oviedo, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Israel Mourns Steadfast Supporter Leonard Cohen

As fans around the world were on Friday coming to terms with the death of Leonard Cohen, Israel was treating the Canadian Jewish poet and singer as one of its own.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (C-R) and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee (C-L) review the honor guard during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential compound in Jerusalem on October 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli President To Visit India Next Week

President Reuven Rivlin is to travel to India for an official visit next week, his office said Wednesday in a sign of increasingly close relations between the two countries.

In this GPO handout, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the funeral of Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl Cemetery on September 30, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. World leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries attended tthe state funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem on Friday, after thousands …

Headstone Unveiled at Shimon Peres Grave

Israel unveiled Friday a headstone at the grave of ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres who died last month, at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Members of the Israeli Knesset guard carry the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem on September 29, 2016. The body of Shimon Peres was lying in state outside Israel's parliament as the world pays tribute to a statesman whose funeral is expected …

WATCH: Peres Casket Arrives in Knesset for Public to Say Goodbye

Shimon Peres’s casket was brought Thursday to the Knesset in Jerusalem, where thousands of Israelis are expected to pay their respects to the former president and prime minister, who died in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, speaks with Israel's President Shimon Peres, right, during the annual memorial ceremony for David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first Prime Minisiter, in Sde Boker, southern Israel, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, Pool)

Benjamin Netanyahu Wishes Peres Well: ‘Shimon, We Love You’

President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and political leaders from across the spectrum united Tuesday in wishing a speedy recovery to former president Shimon Peres, who was hospitalized in serious condition following a massive stroke.

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Israeli Judoka Yarden Gerbi Wins Bronze at Rio Olympics

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi overcame an early loss to win a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, becoming the first Israeli athlete to win a medal at the 2016 games, and the first Israeli Olympic medalist since windsurfer Shahar Tzuberi took home the bronze in the 2008 games in Beijing.

An Israeli soldier lays flowers on the grave of a fallen soldier ahead of Memorial Day at the Mt. Herzl military cemetery May 6, 2008 in Jerusalem. Israel will remember its 22437 fallen troops tomorrow, and the day after, celebrate its 60th anniversary.

WATCH: With Silence And Song, Israelis Commemorate 23,447 Fallen

The Times of Israel reports: Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism formally began at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday as sirens wailed throughout the country, signalling a solemn minute of silence at the start of an annual remembrance marked with candle lightnings, memorial services and melancholy songs.