Thursday, May 7, 2020

There are no less than 7 laws and two proclamations recognizing the Noahide Laws in the USA



The central point of this website had been till now, to repeals Public Law 102-14 (here) which officially recognizes the Noahide Laws in the United States on the Federal level. I had written in a previous article that by accident I stumbled upon another law which makes similar statement (Public Law 103-14) and was signed in 1993 by President Clinton (here). It was funny since after finding Public Law 103-14, I wondered if there were other law which recognized the Noahide Laws which had escaped detection and could act as sleeper laws or backup laws should Public Law 102-14 be repealed. However, after doing some investigation at https://www.govinfo.gov/, I found that there are no less than seven public laws and two proclamations which recognize the Noahide Laws federally in the United States. What is interesting is that the laws are all very similar, but each law has a unique stipulation which helps us see the evolution of Noahide Law in the law and in society in the US. The full laws and proclamations can be found if you scroll down to the bottom of this article, but lets go over the summary of these laws as they appear in chronological order and see the ideas being fermented in the United States federal government. 

The Public Laws

Public 97-166

The first four recognitions of Public Law 97-166 can be found in all Noahide indicating public laws afterward (except Public Law 103-14), here is what it states:
  • The Noahide Laws are the basis upon which the American nation was founded
  • Society is concerned with the weakening of the Noahide Laws
  • The weakening of Noahide Law threatens society
  • It is the nation's responsibility to educate the public on these Noahide Laws
Public Law 97-166 has two unique statements, that the public needs reminder about the duties of the Noahide Laws, and that April 4th, 1982 would be a "National Day of Reflection" to commemorate the work of one Rabbi Menachem Mendel Scheerson in promoting the Noahide Laws. The law was signed by President Ronald Reagan in 1982
  • The public needs occasional reminder about the duties of the Noahide Laws
  • A "National Day of Reflection" is called to commemorate Rabbi Schneerson's work in promoting the ethics of the Noahide Laws, April 4th, 1982
  • Signed by President Ronald Reagan, 1982

Public Law 100-25

Public Law 100-25 has many of the same statements as Public Law 97-166, but there are a few additions. First is added that without Noahide Law, the nation stands in peril of chaos, and this is stated in all other Noahide Law indicating laws after  (except Public Law 103-14), so is the addition that the Lubavitch Movement promotes the Noahide Laws (except for Public Law 103-14). New information is added however. April 10th, 1987 is proclaimed "Education Day, USA" which begins the year of "turn and return" in which the USA will turn to education and charity to return the world to the values of the Noahide Laws. It is recognized that Rabbi Schneerson is the leader of the Lubavitch movement. An additional statement is that this sentiment will be recognized by a international scroll sighed by the President and other heads of state. Public Law 100-25 was signed in 1987 by Ronald Reagan.
  • Without Noahide Law the nation stands in peril of chaos
  • The Lubavitch Movement promotes the Noahide Laws
  • Rabbi Schneerson's 85th birthday will be the beginning of a year of "turn and return" in which the USA turn to education to return the world to the ethics of the Noahide Laws, and congress will designate April 10th, 1987 as "Education Day, USA" to begin the year of "turn and return"
  • This turning toward education to return the world the the values of the Noahide Laws will be reflected in an international scroll signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by President Ronald Reagan, 1987
Public Law 100-279

Public Law 100-279 states it is a "continuation" of the year of "turn and return". But most importantly, this time, instead of saying that the project to spread the values of the Noahide Laws through education and charity "will be" stipulated in an international scroll signed by the President and other heads of state, it says this international scroll "has been" signed (the promise in Public Law 100-25 was kept). Where is this international scroll, what authority does it have, and what does it say? This remains unknown. The law was signed by Ronald Reagon in 1988.
  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's 86th birthday will be a continuation of "turn and return" in which the USA turn to education to return the world to the ethics of the Noahide Laws
  • The turning toward education to return the world to the values of the Noahide Laws which is reflected in an international scroll which has been signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by President Ronald Reagan, 1988

Public Law 101-267

Public Law 101-267  states it will also be a "continuation" of the year of "turn and return".However, very importantly, it is stated that Rebbi Manachem Mendel Scheerson has "ascended" to the leadership of "world Jewery". Has the United States government officially recognized Rabbi Menachem Mendel Scheerson as the highest authority of Judaism, a Rabbi who said non-Jews have "satanic souls" (here)? The law was signed in 1990 by George H. W. Bush
  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's 88th birthday will be a continuation of "turn and return" in which the USA turn to education to return the world to the ethics of the Noahide Laws
  • That Rebbe Manachem Mendel Schneerson has ascended to the leadership of the guidance of world Jewry which has been reflected in an international scroll which has been signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by George Bush, 1990

Public Law 102-14

Rather than continuing to commemorate the year of "turn and return", Public Law 102-14 begins a new commemoration of a "year of 'education and giving'", a year in which the United States will use education and charity to return the world to the values of the Noahide Laws. This time, these statements it seems will be recognized in a new international scroll (one had already been signed in 100-279) which will be signed by the President and other heads of state. Has this international scroll been signed like the one from Public Law 100-279? Where is it? What does it say? How much authority does it carry? George H. W. Bush signed the law in 1991.
  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's 89th birthday will be seen as the start of a year of "education and giving", the year in we use education and charity to return the world to the values of  Noahide Laws,  and that this will be reflected in an international scroll which will be  signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by President George H. W. Bush, 1991
Public Law 103-14

Public Law 103-14 signed by President Bill Clinton in 1993 does not contain any of the statements shared by the other laws, but proclaims the following:
  • Ethical teachings have found expression in the Noahide Law
  • Education and sharing are the two pillars of the Noahide Laws
  • Rabbi Schneerson has interpreted the increasing vitality of the Noahide Laws in human understanding and betterment
  • Signed by President Bill Clinton, 1993
Proclamations

There are two proclamations which were signed by President Ronald Reagan which recognize the Noahide Laws. 

Proclamation 4921

Proclamation 4921 was signed in 1982 and states the following:
  • The Noahide Laws are a moral code for all regardless of faith
  • Rebbi Menachem Schneerson provides an example of the eternal validity of the Noahide Laws
  • Signed by Ronald Reagan, 1982
Proclamation 5317

Proclamation 5317 was signed in 1985 and states the following:
  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson exemplifies the values of the Noahide Laws
  • Education must include instructions on the Noahide Laws
  • The Noahide Laws are the deepest ethical values of the American Nation
  • Joint House Resolution 186, on Rebbi Shcneerson's 83rd birthday, designates April 2, 1885 "Education Day, USA" recognizing Rabbi Schneerson's contributions in regards to Noahide Law
  • Signed by Ronald Reagan, 1985
CONCLUSION

These seven laws and two proclamations make some serious statements about the role of the Noahide Laws in the US government and internationally. Each statement from each law needs to be dissected and its ramifications made clear, we need to have solid reasons to have these laws and proclamations repealed. 

END OF ARTICLE
FULL TEXT OF THE LAWS/PROCLAMATIONS FOLLOW






PUBLIC LAW 97-166
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/STATUTE-96/pdf/STATUTE-96-Pg60.pdf

Stated In All Laws (Except Public Law 103-14)
  • The Noahide Laws are the basis upon which the American nation was founded
  • Society is concerned with the weakening of the Noahide Laws
  • The weakening of Noahide Law threatens society
  • It is the nation's responsibility to educate the public on these Noahide Laws
Unique To Public Law 97-66
  • The public needs occasional reminder about the duties of the Noahide Laws
  • A "National Day of Reflection" is called to commemorate Rabbi Schneerson's work in promoting the ethics of the Noahide Laws, April 4th, 1982
  • Signed by President Ronald Reagan, 1982
Whereas the Congress recognizes the historical tradition of ethical values and principles which are the basis of civilized society and upon which our great Nation was founded;

Whereas these ethical values and principles which, from the dawn of civilization when they were known as the Seven Noahide Laws, have been the bedrock of society without which the edifice of civilization stands in serious peril of returning to chaos;

Whereas society is presently profoundly concerned with the weakening of these principles that has resulted in crises that beleaguer and threaten the fabric of civilized society;

and Whereas the justified preoccupation with these crises must not let the citizens of this Nation lose sight of their responsibility of transmitting these historical ethical values from our distinguished past to the generations of the future, and need occasional reminder of this duty and privilege: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the President is authorized to issue a proclamation designating April 4, 1982, which this year coincides with the eightieth birthday of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, universally respected and revered leader and head of the worldwide Lubavitch movement, who has done so much to foster and promote these ethical values and principles, as the "National Day of Reflection".

Approved April 3, 1982.
Signed By Ronald Reagan


PUBLIC LAW 100-25

Stated In All Laws Past 97-166 (Except Public Law 103-14)
  • The Noahide Laws are the basis upon which the American nation was founded
  • Without Noahide Law the nation stands in peril of chaos
  • Society is concerned with the weakening of the Noahide Laws
  • The weakening of Noahide Law threatens society
  • It is the nations responsibility to educate the populace about the Noahide Laws
  • The Lubavitch Movement promotes the Noahide Laws
Unique To Public Law 100-25
  • Rabbi Schneerson in the leader of the Lubavitch Movement
  • Rabbi Schneerson's 85th birthday will be the beginning of a year of "turn and return" in which the USA turn to education to return the world to the ethics of the Noahide Laws, and congress will designate April 10th, 1987 as "Education Day, USA" to begin the year of "turn and return"
  • This turning toward education to return the world the the values of the Noahide Laws will be reflected in an international scroll signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by President Ronald Reagan, 1987
Whereas Congress recognizes the historical tradition of ethical values and principles which are the basis of civilized society and upon which our great Nation was founded

Whereas these ethical values and principles have been the bedrock of society from the dawn of civilization, when they were known as the Seven Noahide laws

Whereas without these ethical values and principles the edifice of civilization stands in serious peril of returning to chaos

Whereas society is profoundly concerned with the recent weakening of these principles that has resulted in crises that beleaguer and threaten the fabric of civilized society

Whereas the justified preoccupation with these crises must not let the citizens of this Nation lose sight of their responsibility to transmit these historical ethical values from our distinguished past to the generations of the future

Whereas the Lubavitch movement has fostered and promoted these ethical values and principles throughout the world

Whereas Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of the Lubavitch movement, is universally respected and revered and his eighty-fifth birthday falls on April 10,1987; 

Whereas in tribute to this great spiritual leader, "the rebbe" this, his eighty-fifth year will be seen as the year of "turn and return", the year in which we turn to an education which will return the world to the moral and ethnical values contained in the Seven Noahide Laws; and 

Whereas this will be reflected in an international scroll of honor signed by the President of the United States and other heads of state. Now, therefore, be it 

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That April 10, 1987, the birthday of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader and head of the worldwide Lubavitch movement, is designated as "Education Day, U.S.A.". The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. We also call on heads of state of the world to join our President in this tribute by signing the international scroll of honor which will be presented in their respective countries this year of "celebration 85".

Approved April 17, 1987.
Signed By Ronald Reagan 



PUBLIC LAW 100-279
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/STATUTE-102/pdf/STATUTE-102-Pg71.pdf

Stated In All Laws Past 97-166 
(Except Public Law 103-14)
  • The Noahide Laws are the basis upon which the American nation was founded
  • Without Noahide Law the nation stands in peril of chaos
  • Society is concerned with the weakening of the Noahide Laws
  • The weakening of Noahide Law threatens society
  • It is the nations responsibility to educate the populace about the Noahide Laws
  • The Lubavitch Movement promotes the Noahide Laws
Unique To Public Law 100-279
  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's 86th birthday will be a continuation of "turn and return" in which the USA turn to education to return the world to the ethics of the Noahide Laws
  • The turning toward education to return the world to the values of the Noahide Laws which is reflected in an international scroll which has been signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by President Ronald Reagan, 1988

Whereas Congress recognizes the historical tradition of ethical values and principles which are the basis of civilized society and upon which our great Nation was founded

Whereas these ethical values and principles have been the bedrock of society from the dawn of civilization, when they were known as the Seven Noahide Laws

Whereas without these ethical values and principles the edifice of civilization stands in serious peril of returning to chaos

Whereas society is profoundly concerned with the recent weakening of these principles that has resulted in crises that beleaguer and threaten the fabric of civilized society

Whereas the justified preoccupation with these crises must not let the citizens of this Nation lose sight of their responsibility to transmit these historical ethical values from our distinguished past to the generations of the future

Whereas the Lubavitch movement has fostered and promoted these ethical values and principles throughout the world

Whereas Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of the Lubavitch movement, is universally respected and revered and his eighty-sixth year will be seen as the year of continued "turn and return", the year in which we continue to turn to an education which will return the world to the moral and ethical values contained in the Seven Noahide Laws; and 

Whereas this is reflected in the "international scroll of honor" which has been signed by the President of the United States and other heads of state: Now, therefore, be it 

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That March 29, 1988, the birthday of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader and head of the worldwide Lubavitch movement, is designated as "Education Day, U.S.A.". The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. We also call on heads of state of the world to join our President in this tribute by signing the international scroll of honor which will be presented in their respective countries this year of completing "celebration 85". 

Approved April 6, 1988.  
Signed By Ronald Reagan



PUBLIC LAW 101-267
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/STATUTE-102/pdf/STATUTE-102-Pg71.pdf

Stated In All Laws Past 97-166 
(Except Public Law 103-14)
  • The Noahide Laws are the basis upon which the American nation was founded
  • Without Noahide Law the nation stands in peril of chaos
  • Society is concerned with the weakening of the Noahide Laws
  • The weakening of Noahide Law threatens society
  • It is the nations responsibility to educate the populace about the Noahide Laws
  • The Lubavitch Movement promotes the Noahide Laws
Unique To Public Law 102-267
  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's 88th birthday will be a continuation of "turn and return" in which the USA turn to education to return the world to the ethics of the Noahide Laws
  • That Rebbe Manachem Mendel Schneerson has ascended to the leadership of the guidance of world Jewry which has been reflected in an international scroll which has been signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by George Bush, 1990
Whereas Congress recognizes the historical tradition of ethical values and principles which are the basis of civilized society and upon which our great Nation was founded

Whereas these ethical values and principles have been the bedrock of society from the dawn of civilization, when they were known as the Seven Noahide Laws

Whereas without these ethical values and principles the edifice of civilization stands in serious peril of returning to chaos

Whereas society is profoundly concerned with the recent weakening of these principles that has resulted in crises that beleaguer and threaten the fabric of civilized society

Whereas the justified preoccupation with these crises must not let the citizens of this Nation lose sight of their responsibility to transmit these historical ethical values from our distinguished past to the generations of the future

Whereas the Lubavitch movement through its over one hundred and fifty centers in the United States and many more the world over has fostered and promoted these ethical values and principles throughout the world

Whereas Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of the Lubavitch movement, is universally respected and revered and his eighty-eighth year will be seen as the year of continued "turn and return", the year in which we continue to turn to an education which will return the world to the moral and ethical values contained in the Seven Noahide Laws

Whereas, this year of 1990 (5750 on the Hebrew calendar) is the "Fortieth Anniversary" in which the Rebbe enters the fifth decade since his ascension to the world leadership of the Lubavitch movement and spiritual guidance of world Jewry; and 

Whereas this has been reflected in the "International Scroll of Honor" which has been signed by the President of the United States and other heads of state: Now, therefore, be it 

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That April 6, 1990, the eighty-eighth birthday of Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, leader and head of the worldwide Lubavitch movement, is designated as "Education Day, U.SA.". The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. We also call on heads of state of the world to join our President in this tribute by signing similar scrolls of honor which will be presented in their respective countries this year of the "Fortieth Anniversary" entering the fifth decade of leadership. On this occasion we would also welcome the cooperation of the Department of State in extending the good office of the United States missions to the Lubavitcher emissaries.

Approved April 6, 1990.
Signed By George H. W. Bush


PUBLIC LAW 102-14
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/STATUTE-105/pdf/STATUTE-105-Pg44.pdf

Stated In All Laws Past 97-166 
(Except Public Law 103-14)
  • The Noahide Laws are the basis upon which the American nation was founded
  • Without Noahide Law the nation stands in peril of chaos
  • Society is concerned with the weakening of the Noahide Laws
  • The weakening of Noahide Law threatens society
  • It is the nations responsibility to educate the populace about the Noahide Laws
  • The Lubavitch Movement promotes the Noahide Laws
Unique To Public Law 102-14
  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's 89th birthday will be seen as the start of a year of "education and giving", the year in we use education and charity to return the world to the values of  Noahide Laws,  and that this will be reflected in an international scroll which will be  signed by the president and other heads of state. 
  • Signed by President George H. W. Bush, 1991

Whereas Congress recognizes the historical tradition of ethical values and principles which are the basis of civilized society and upon which our great Nation was founded

Whereas these ethical values and principles have been the bedrock of society from the dawn of civilization, when they were known as the Seven Noahide Laws

Whereas without these ethical values and principles the edifice of civilization stands in serious peril of returning to chaos

Whereas society is profoundly concerned with the recent weakening of these principles that has resulted in crises that beleaguer and threaten the fabric of civilized society

Whereas the justified preoccupation with these crises must not let the citizens of this Nation lose sight of their responsibility to transmit these historical ethical values from our distinguished past to the generations of the future; 

Whereas the Lubavitch movement has fostered and promoted these ethical values and principles throughout the world

Whereas Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of the Lubavitch movement, is universally respected and revered and his eighty-ninth birthday falls on March 26,1991; 

Whereas in tribute to this great spiritual leader, "the rebbe", this, his ninetieth year will be seen as one of "education and giving", the year in which we turn to education and charity to return the world to the moral and ethical values contained in the Seven Noahide Laws; and 

Whereas this will be reflected in an international scroll of honor signed by the President of the United States and other heads of state: Now, therefore, be it 

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That March 26, 1991, the start of the ninetieth year of Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, leader of the worldwide Lubavitch movement, is designated as "Education Day, U.S.A.". The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. 

Approved March 20, 1991.
Signed By George H. W. Bush

PUBLIC LAW 103-14
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/STATUTE-107/pdf/STATUTE-107-Pg45.pdf

Stated In All Laws Past 97-166
  • The Lubavitch movement promotes Noahide Law
Unique To Public Law 103-14
  • Rabbi Schneerson has interpreted the increasing vitality of the Noahide Laws in human understanding and betterment
  • Signed by President Bill Clinton, 1993

Whereas the Congress recognizes that ethical teachings and values have played a prominent role in the foundation of civilization and in the history of our great Nation

Whereas President William J. Clinton has indicated that ethical considerations will inform all of the decisions of his Administration

Whereas ethical teachings and values have formed the cornerstone of society since the dawn of civilization and found expression in the Seven Noahide Laws

Whereas sharing and education represent two pillars of these Laws and of ethical conduct

Whereas Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the leader of the Lubavitch movement, is revered worldwide for the contributions he has made to education and sharing; 

Whereas the 2,000 educational, social, and rehabilitative institutions administered by Lubavitch advance these ideals for the millions of people whom they serve each year

Whereas Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson has interpreted, in the miraculous events of our times, the increasing vitality of these ideals for the furtherance of human understanding and betterment

Whereas the extraordinary life and work of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson have long been acknowledged by the Congress through the enactment of Joint Resolutions designating his birthday in each of the last 15 years as "Education Day, U-S-A."; 

Whereas the Lubavicher Rebbe's 91st birthday falls on April 2, 1993; 

Whereas in tribute to this esteemed spiritual leader, the Lubavicher Rebbe's birthday will be designated as "Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A."; and 

Whereas such designation will signal a renewal of our Nation's commitment to greater acts of charity, to an enriched emphasis on education, and to the furtherance of ethical teachings and values in the affairs of government and in the lives of our citizens: Now, therefore, be it 

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That April 2, 1993, the birthday, and the culmination of the celebration of the  90th birthday year, of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of the worldwide Lubavitch movement, is designated as "Education and Sharing Day, U-S-A". The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. 

Approved April 12, 1993.
Signed By William Clinton


PROCLAMATION 4921
  • The Noahide Laws are a moral code for all regardless of faith
  • Rebbi Menachem Schneerson provides an example of the eternal validity of the Noahide Laws
  • Signed by Ronald Reagan, 1982

Proclamation 4921 of April 3,1982 

National Day of Reflection 

By the President of the United States of America '
A Proclamation 

Amid the distractions and concerns of our,daily existence, it is appropriate that Americans pause to reflect upon the ancient ethical principles and moral values which are the foundation of our character as a nation. 

We seek, and steadfastly pursue, the benefits of education. But education must be more than factual enlightenment—it must enrich the character as well as the mind. 

One shining example for people of all faiths of what education ought to be is that provided by the Lubavitch movement, headed by Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, a worldwide spiritual leader who will celebrate his 80th birthday on April 4, 1982. The Lubavitcher Rebbe's work stands as a reminder that knowledge is an unworthy goal unless it is accompanied by moral and spiritual wisdom and understanding. He has provided a vivid example of the eternal validity of the Seven Noahide Laws, a moral code for all of us regardless of religious faith. May he go from strength to strength. In recognition of the Lubavitcher Rebbe's 80th birthday, the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled have issued House Joint Resolution 447 to set aside April 4, 1982, as a "National Day of Reflection." 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RONALD REAGAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim April 4, 1982, as National Day of Reflection. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 3rd day of April, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and sixth. 

RONALD REAGAN 


PROCLAMATION 5317
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/STATUTE-99/pdf/STATUTE-99-Pg2031.pdf

  • Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson exemplifies the values of the Noahide Laws
  • Education must include instructions on the Noahide Laws
  • The Noahide Laws are the deepest ethical values of the American Nation
  • Joint House Resolution 186, on Rebbi Shcneerson's 83rd birthday, designates April 2, 1885 "Education Day, USA" recognizing Rabbi Schneerson's contributions in regards to Noahide Law
  • Signed by Ronald Reagan, 1985
Proclamation 5317 of April 4, 1985 

Education Day, U.S.A., 1985 

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation 

In order to achieve its highest goals, education must be more than just a training in facts and figures, or even in basic skills, as important as they areIt must also include instruction in the deepest ethical values of our civilization

Very few Americans have done more to promote these ethical values as the basis of civilization than Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the leader of the worldwide Lubavitch movement. The word "Lubavitch" comes from the name of a Russian city and means city of love. That is very appropriate because, of all the ethical values which inform our civilization, none is more important than love—love of wisdom, love of our fellowman, and love of our Creator. 

These are the values which Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson exemplifies. And they are the values, with their roots in the Seven Noahide Laws, which have guided the Lubavitch movement throughout its history. They are the essence of education at its best, and we should be certain that we pass on this precious heritage to all young Americans. 

In recognition of Rabbi Schneerson's contributions and in honor of his 83rd birthday, which falls this year on April 2, the Congress, by House Joint Resolution 186, has designated April 2, 1985, as "Education Day, U.S.A." and authorized and requested the President to issue an appropriate proclamation in observance of this event

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RONALD REAGAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim Tuesday, April 2, 1985, as Education Day, U.S.A., and I call upon the people of the United States, and in particular our teachers and other educational leaders, to observe that day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 4th day of April, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and ninth. 

RONALD REAGAN 

5 comments:

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  2. I am wondering if a White House Petition might be more effective?

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