All posts tagged President Reuven Rivlin

Jerusalem synagogue trashed

In what may be one of the ugliest expressions of Israel’s secular-religious tensions, a synagogue has been found desecrated, with the prayer hall trashed and Torah scrolls thrown on the floor.

‘The State of Israel will relentlessly pursue these criminals’

A NEWBORN baby is fighting for his life, after being delivered by caesarean section after his mother was shot in a terrorist attack.

Israeli, Arab workers reeling from terror attack

A YOUNG mother cheerily walked through the gate of Barkan Industrial Park on Sunday morning. Soon afterwards, her colleague and killer ran out of the same gate, with her blood on his hands. 

Dessau visits Israel

THE Governor of Victoria visited Israel this week, and told The AJN that she was wowed by the "energy and optimism" she encountered. 

Prince: ‘Never forget’

THE 70-year taboo on members of the British Royal Family officially visiting Israel was finally broken this week as an RAF plane with Prince William on board touched down at Ben Gurion Airport.

‘Defective’ deal ditched

AS global leaders reacted to Donald Trump's announcement in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Australian time, that he was pulling the United States out of the "decaying and rotten" Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, a deal that was "defective at its core", Israel, which welcomed the news, prepared for repercussions across its northern border.

New Aussie ambassador presents credentials

AUSTRALIA’S new ambassador to Israel presented his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin, in a jolly morning meeting that turned into something of a family affair.

Olmert released from prison

FORMER Prime Minister Ehud Olmert walked free this week, leaving prison after serving just 16 months of his 27-month sentence for corruption. 

Terror victim Hadas Malka mourned

HER smiling photos have captured the hearts of the nation. The country is this week mourning a young woman who everyone suddenly feels they knew – Hadas Malka.

Prince Charles’ Israeli visit in doubt

The United Kingdom has reportedly cancelled a planned visit to Israel by Britain's Prince Charles due to alleged concerns about upsetting Arab nations.