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Passed House amended (05/23/2005)

Recognizes the independence of the State of Israel as a significant event in providing refuge and a national homeland for the Jewish people, and congratulates the people of Israel as they celebrate the 57th anniversary of Israel's independence.

Praises the efforts of President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to create the conditions for Middle East peace.

Commends the bipartisan commitment of all administrations and Congresses since 1948 to stand by Israel and work for its security and well-being.