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Official Title as Introduced

Affirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem and condemning efforts at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to deny Judaism's millennia-old historical, religious, and cultural ties to Jerusalem.


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Date
10/12/2017Introduced in House

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Date
11/29/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
10/12/2017Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
10/12/2017Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8014)
10/12/2017Introduced in House

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House Foreign Affairs10/12/2017 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa11/29/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/12/2017)

Affirms the Jewish people's historical connection to Jerusalem.

Recognizes that the archaeological discoveries from the City of David, the site of ancient Jerusalem, present evidence of the millennia-old connection of Jerusalem to the Jewish people, and, by extension, to Christianity.

Commends the government of Israel for protecting the freedoms of all faiths in Jerusalem including Jews, Christians, and Muslims, and ensuring their access to holy sites so that they may worship freely.

Condemns efforts by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to delegitimize Israel through attempts to rewrite and deny Jerusalem's history.

Encourages the United States to continue working with allies to prevent UNESCO from passing biased anti-Israel resolutions in the future.