We salute the brave people of the Netherlands for demonstrating to the world once again their exceptional national character of dignity and moral courage
in resisting Arab oil pressure and blackmail directed against them.
The spiritual mandate of our prophetic Judaism compels us to translate into reality the sacred idea of the brotherhood of man and the Fatherhood of God.
Judaism not only condemns all racial bigotry; it affirms the belief in the sanctity of man created in the image of God.
Judaism has ever regarded the achievement of peace between men and nations as among the most divine of man's accomplishments. "Seek peace and pursue it," wrote the psalmist. "Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore," proclaimed the prophet.