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At Knesset swearing-in, Rivlin urges lawmakers to shed politics of division

The 22nd Knesset was sworn in Thursday afternoon in an official ceremony in Jerusalem, as lawmakers were warned to find a way to form a unity government or face the wrath of the electorate. Read more.

President Rivlin meets with JFNA President & CEO, Federation leadership

Israel’s president speaks about unity and gives a Rosh Hashanah toast in a live video conversation with JFNA President & CEO Eric D. Fingerhut and Federation leadership.

Israel, US urge EU to take action against boycott movement

Israeli and U.S. officials urge European leaders to stop funding organizations that support BDS. Read more.

Netanyahu tapped by Israel’s president to try forming a new government

After recent elections, Israeli PM Netanyahu is given the go ahead to form a new government. Read more.

See recorded live Rosh Hashanah greetings from Israel's President

Federations were honored to welcome Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel, for Rosh Hashanah greetings via live video. See a recording of this special event.