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Session of 2017 - 2018 Regular Session


Posted: April 19, 2017 10:16 AM
From: Senator Daylin Leach and Sen. Andrew E. Dinniman, Sen. Judith L. Schwank
To: All Senate members
Subject: Resolution Commemorating the 69th Anniversary of the Birth of Israel
In the near future, a resolution will be introduced commemorating the 69th anniversary of the birth of Israel.

The Jewish people have endured a long history of invasion, oppression, dislocation, discrimination and genocide. In 1947, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for the establishment of an independent Jewish state and directed inhabitants of the county to take actions facilitating this resolution.

On May 14, 1948, the State of Israel was established as a sovereign and independent country and the first Jewish state in 2,000 years.

From its humble beginnings Israel has emerged as a successful democratic state with a strong economy, a powerful military, and a commitment to peace among all people.

Please join in commemorating the State of Israel on its 69th anniversary.

Introduced as SR85