US HR12 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-03 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Pending: House Foreign Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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. This resolution recognizes and affirms the historical connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem, and commends Israel for protecting the freedom of all faiths to access holy sites in the city. It also condemns efforts at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to rewrite the history of Jerusalem, and supports the decision by the United States and Israel to withdraw from UNESCO.

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Title

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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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-01-03HouseIntroduced in House

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