"There is a specific flaw in the law concerning our Druze brothers which must be rectified, but the law itself is essential and will remain in place."
The World Jewish Congress (WJC) and the Israeli Consulate in New York on Monday turned out to meet delegates from the Israeli Druze Alliance who are visiting the US to promote Israel.
In August 2012, Makat was released from prison after serving 27 years for previous security offenses.
President Rivlin was asked by Arab high schoolers how they should grapple with the Jewish symbolism in the national anthem, as non-Jews.
"The [Palestinian] Olympic Committee made the decision, and as a competitor I cannot oppose them," the boxer said.
Israeli-Druze have been warning of a potential massacre against their relatives in Syria.
The note was translated by the prime minister's Arab media spokesperson, Ofir Gendelman.
Hezbollah warns an IAF air strike on its convoy in Syria may lead to a "costly adventure."