S.Con.Res.11 - A concurrent resolution condemning all forms of anti-Semitism and reaffirming the support of Congress for the mandate of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 03/19/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations | House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/21/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.11 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/20/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on April 2, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Condemns all forms of anti-Semitism and rejects attempts to rationalize anti-Jewish hatred or attacks as a justifiable expression of disaffection over political events in the Middle East or elsewhere.
Decries the comparison of Jews to Nazis perpetrating a Holocaust or genocide as a pernicious form of anti-Semitism.
Calls on leaders to speak out against manifestations of anti-Semitism that have entered the Middle East debate.
Reaffirms support for the mandate of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.
Urges the Secretary of State to: (1) maintain the fight against anti-Semitism as a U.S. foreign policy priority; (2) appoint the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism; (3) raise with US allies in the Middle East their failure to halt anti-Jewish incitement; and (4) ensure that Department of State Annual Country Reports on Human Rights and International Religious Freedom Reports continue to report on incidents of anti-Semitism.