Reuven Rivlin

  • his excellency the honourable

    reuven rivlin
    reuven rivlin as the president of israel.jpg
    10th president of israel
    incumbent
    assumed office
    24 july 2014
    prime ministerbenjamin netanyahu
    preceded byshimon peres
    speaker of the knesset
    in office
    10 march 2009 – 22 february 2013
    preceded bydalia itzik
    succeeded byyuli-yoel edelstein
    in office
    28 february 2003 – 28 march 2006
    preceded byavraham burg
    succeeded bydalia itzik
    minister of communications
    in office
    7 march 2001 – 28 february 2003
    prime ministerariel sharon
    preceded bybinyamin ben-eliezer
    succeeded byariel sharon
    personal details
    born (1939-09-09) 9 september 1939 (age 80)
    jerusalem, mandatory palestine
    political partylikud
    spouse(s)
    nechama rivlin
    (m. 1971; died 2019)
    children4
    educationhebrew university of jerusalem
    signature
    presidential styles of
    reuven "ruvi" rivlin
    emblem of israel dark blue full.svg
    reference stylehis excellency, the honorable
    כבוד הנשיא
    spoken styleyour excellency, honorable president
    כבוד הנשיא
    alternative stylemr. president
    אדוני הנשיא

    reuven "ruvi" rivlin (hebrew: רְאוּבֵן "רוּבִי" רִיבְלִין, [ʁeʔuˈven ʁivˈlin] (about this soundlisten); born 9 september 1939) is an israeli politician and lawyer who has served as the 10th and current president of israel since 2014. he is a member of the likud party. rivlin was minister of communications from 2001 to 2003, and subsequently served as speaker of the knesset from 2003 to 2006, and again from 2009 to 2013. on 10 june 2014, he was elected president of israel.[1]

    rivlin argues for a greater israel that would embrace all people and give the palestinians of the west bank and gaza full israeli citizenship.[2] he is also a strong supporter of minority rights, particularly for arab israelis.[3][4] he supports the one-state solution to the israeli–palestinian conflict. rivlin is fluent in arabic.[5][6]

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Reuven Rivlin
Reuven Rivlin as the president of Israel.jpg
10th President of Israel
Assumed office
24 July 2014
Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu
Preceded byShimon Peres
Speaker of the Knesset
In office
10 March 2009 – 22 February 2013
Preceded byDalia Itzik
Succeeded byYuli-Yoel Edelstein
In office
28 February 2003 – 28 March 2006
Preceded byAvraham Burg
Succeeded byDalia Itzik
Minister of Communications
In office
7 March 2001 – 28 February 2003
Prime MinisterAriel Sharon
Preceded byBinyamin Ben-Eliezer
Succeeded byAriel Sharon
Personal details
Born (1939-09-09) 9 September 1939 (age 80)
Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
Political partyLikud
Spouse(s)
Nechama Rivlin
(m. 1971; died 2019)
Children4
EducationHebrew University of Jerusalem
Signature
Presidential styles of
Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin
Emblem of Israel dark blue full.svg
Reference styleHis Excellency, The Honorable
כבוד הנשיא
Spoken styleYour Excellency, Honorable President
כבוד הנשיא
Alternative styleMr. President
אדוני הנשיא

Reuven "Ruvi" Rivlin (Hebrew: רְאוּבֵן "רוּבִי" רִיבְלִין, [ʁeʔuˈven ʁivˈlin] (About this soundlisten); born 9 September 1939) is an Israeli politician and lawyer who has served as the 10th and current President of Israel since 2014. He is a member of the Likud party. Rivlin was Minister of Communications from 2001 to 2003, and subsequently served as Speaker of the Knesset from 2003 to 2006, and again from 2009 to 2013. On 10 June 2014, he was elected President of Israel.[1]

Rivlin argues for a Greater Israel that would embrace all people and give the Palestinians of the West Bank and Gaza full Israeli citizenship.[2] He is also a strong supporter of minority rights, particularly for Arab Israelis.[3][4] He supports the one-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Rivlin is fluent in Arabic.[5][6]