By Rachel Kohn
The Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) expressed support for the inclusive approach of the resolution. “Anti-Semitism does not emerge in a vacuum,” said JDCA Chairman Ron Klein in a statement issued by the organization. “It is an indication of larger trends of intolerance in society, and should be combated in conjunction with other forms of discrimination.”
“Use of hateful or discriminatory rhetoric by members of Congress is contradictory to our values and must come to an end. While we accept legitimate political debate on Israel, such debate must exclude prejudicial attitudes, stereotypes, and other forms of anti-Semitic tropes targeting Jews,” added the former congressman.