Reuven Rivlin

Israel’s current President since 2014, Rivlin was born in Jerusalem in 1939. A lawyer by profession, Rivlin was a member of the Knesset for Likud from 1988 until he became President, twice serving as Speaker of the Knesset. As President, Rivlin has been a staunch defender of Israel’s democratic principles and has protected the civil rights of all Israelis.