Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin elected Israel’s new President

Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin, Knesset member of Likud Party, has been elected 10th President of Israel, following a vote by members of the parliament. Rivlin who has been former speaker of parliament won the ceremonial post in a runoff against Meir Sheetrit. He will replace outgoing president Shimon Peres. * The Knesset is the unicameral national legislature of Israel.

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