Rivlin hosts social activists amid accusations of incitement at party campaigns

March 17, 2015 12:04


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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday morning hosted representatives from various social movement opposed to the use of incitement as a tool in political campaigns.

In addition to hearing his guest's grievances as length, the president also received letters expressing concern for the alarming use of negative and divisive rhetoric which they claim was evident in the recent campaigns.

Addressing  the activists, the head of state went on to say that he "recognizes your efforts as an important and blessed, especially because they are directed toward the country's chosen representatives."

The issued addressed during the meeting included the price of housing, the rights of handicapped citizens, the status of children  kindergartens, which Rivlin said are "on my daily agenda."

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