105 STAT. 172 PUBLIC LAW 102-30—APR. 18, 1991 Public Law 102-30 102d Congress Joint Resolution Apr. 18, 1991 To designate the weeks of April 14 through 21, 1991, and May 3 through 10, 1992, as [H.J. Res. 134] "Jewish Heritage Week". Whereas April 18, 1991, and May 7, 1992 mark the forty-third and forty-fourth anniversaries of the founding of the State of Israel; Whereas the months of April and May contain events of major significance in the Jewish calendar, including Passover, the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Holocaust Memorial Day, and Jerusalem Day; Whereas the Congress recognizes that an understanding of the heritage of all ethnic groups in this Nation contributes to the unity of this Nation; and Whereas understanding among ethnic groups in this Nation may be fostered further through an appreciation of the culture, history, and traditions of the Jewish community and the contributions of Jewish people to this Nation: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the weeks of April 14 through 21, 1991, and May 3 through 10, 1992, are designated as "Jewish Heritage Week", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States, departments and agencies of State and local governments, and interested organizations to observe such week with appropriate ceremonies, activities, and programs. Approved April 18, 1991. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 134: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 137 (1991): Apr. 11, considered and passed House and Senate.
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