STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the State of Israel during this month of May, 1973, or in the Hebrew calendar, the year 5733, is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of its establishment as a sovereign nation and as a refuge and home for the survivors of the European holocaust; and
WHEREAS, the people of Israel through ingenuity, perseverance, and untiring labor have built a modern nation in the desert which stands as a shining example of man's faith, courage, and determination;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim this month of May, 1973, to be a period of commemoration of the founding and building of the State of Israel.
I call upon people of good will everywhere to exercise and support all efforts to establish permanent peace between the State of Israel and her neighbors. I pray God, in his infinite goodness, to bless the people of the State of Israel. Shalom.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this 3rd day of May
(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-seventh.
SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor
Attest : ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State