President Rivlin’s schedule for week beginning Sunday, 14 August 2016 / 10 Av 5776
(Communicated by the President’s Spokesperson)
Monday, 15 August
11:45 – The President will host at his residence a swearing ceremony for 4 incoming judges military courts, including the President of the Military Appeals Court, Brig-Gen. Doron Peles. Speaking at the event will be President Rivlin, Defense Minister Lieberman MK, and Brig-Gen. Peles. The ceremony will be open to the media (GPO card holders only). Media arrival no later than 11:00. Please RSVP with Jason@president.gov.il.
Tuesday, 16 August
10:00 – President Rivlin will address the tenth annual Israel Medical Conference under the auspices of Health Minister Yaakov Litzman. The conference will take place at the Jerusalem International Conference Center (ICC) and will be open to the media. Journalists wishing to attend must RSVP with Anat at 050-5257265.
Wednesday, 16 August
08:30 – President Rivlin will attend the welcoming ceremony at Ben Gurion Airport for 233 new immigrants (olim) from North America, arriving on a dedicated Nefesh ‘B’ Nefesh flight. The President will present an Israeli ID card to the organisation's 50,000th ‘Oleh’. The welcoming ceremony is being held in partnership with the Ministry of Immigration & Absorption, the Jewish Agency, and KKL JNF-USA. Among the new olim 75 young men and women set to enlist in the IDF as one soldiers, and a further six who are due to begin civilian national service. The ceremony at Terminal 1, Ben Gurion International Airport, is open to the media. Media arrival via Gate 8, no later than 06:15. Journalists MUST COORDINATE IN ADVANCE with Yuval at 054-5490526. Requests to film next to the plane must be cleared in advance.