The Rabbinical Alliance of America – IGUD HORRABONIM a professional Rabbinical Organization founded in 1942 – with a membership of over 950 Orthodox Rabbis — congratulates Vice President Mike Pence upon his recent visit to Israel and his superb address to the Israeli Knesset in support of Jerusalem and the Jewish people.

We applaud Vice President Pence’s unambiguous and clear declaration that the United States of America stands with Israel and that it recognizes Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.

We pray that the Creator will shine His blessings upon Vice President Pence and upon President Donald Trump and the White House to succeed to lead the world towards peace and harmony.

We also pray that the United States of America will continue to steadfastly lead the world in protecting the safety and security of all freedom loving people and especially the State of Israel and its people from all those who refuse to recognize its legitimacy and right for self-determination in security and peace.

We fully concur and support Vice President Pence’s words — expressed with truth and moral leadership to the peoples of the world “We stand with Israel, because we believe in right over wrong, liberty over tyranny. People in the US have always held a special admiration for the People of the Book. In the story of the Jews, we’ve always seen the story of America, the story of Exodus, a journey from persecution to freedom.”

May He who makes peace in His heavens, may He make peace for us and for all Israel, Amen.