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A resolution 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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10/16/2017Introduced in Senate

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10/16/2017Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6405)

Cosponsors (8)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] 10/24/2017
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] 10/24/2017
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] 10/26/2017
Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD] 11/16/2017
Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN] 11/16/2017
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 11/16/2017
Sen. Perdue, David [R-GA] 11/27/2017
Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] 11/30/2017

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Senate Foreign Relations10/16/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/16/2017)

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 and ensuring their access to holy sites.

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.