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H.RES.707: Condemning all forms of anti-Semitism and rejecting attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as an acceptable expression of disapproval or frustration over political events in the Middle East or elsewhere.

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Sponsor Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 172 (104 Democrats, 68 Republicans)
Introduced July 31, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 18, 2014
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Bill Summary

Condemns: (1) all forms of anti-Semitism and rejects attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as an acceptable expression of disapproval over political events, and (2) the comparison of Israel to Nazis.

Applauds those foreign leaders who have condemned anti-Semitic acts, and calls on those who have yet to take firm action against anti-Semitism in their countries to do so.

Reaffirms support for the mandate of the United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism as part of the broader policy priority of fostering international religious freedom.

Supports Holocaust educational programs.

Urges the Secretary of State to:

  • maintain fighting anti-Semitism as a U.S. foreign policy priority;
  • urge governments to ensure that adequate laws are in place to punish anti-Semitic violence against persons and property;
  • continue U.S. reporting on anti-Semitism by the Department of State and the Special E...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 18, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 18, 2014 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 18, 2014 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H7860-7862; text of measure as introduced: CR H7860-7861)
Sept. 18, 2014 Committee on Foreign Affairs discharged.
Sept. 18, 2014 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
July 31, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.