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12/5/2023, 10:52 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US House approves 'anti-Zionism is antisemitism' resolution

The United States House of Representatives passed on Tuesday a resolution that declares "anti-Zionism is antisemitism."

"The House of Representatives strongly condemns and denounces all instances of antisemitism occurring in the United States and globally, reaffirms and reiterates its strong support for the Jewish community at home and abroad...Clearly and firmly states that anti-Zionism is antisemitism, and rejects all forms of terror, hate, discrimination, and harassment of members of the Jewish community," the resolution states.

The resolution was approved as the House cast 311 votes in favor, including 216 Republicans and 95 Democrats, with 92 Democratic members voting "present." Only 14 votes were recorded against the measure and all but one were from the Democrats.

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