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New Jersey Governor William Cahill Proclaims Week of Feb. 15-21 ‘israel Week’

William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey, has proclaimed the week of February 15-21,1970 as “Israel Week.” In his proclamation Governor Cahill noted that “Israel has managed, in spite of its own struggle for survival, to offer haven and hope for the distressed of many lands and to provide a beacon of enlightenment, brotherhood and spiritual dignity for all mankind.” He also indicated that Israel has remained a “bastion of democracy in the Middle East.” The Governor added that “The State of New Jersey identifies with the ideals and struggles of the people of Israel.” He concluded by urging “fellow citizens to join joyously in the celebration of “Israel Week.”