Cites the expulsion of Israeli ambassadors from Venezuela and Bolivia; Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s severing of relations with Israel as having deepened the vulnerability of South American Jews; the spray-painting of “plaza Palestina” over Judaic murals in the Plaza Israel in La Paz; and the fostering of anti-Semitism by members of the Venezuelan government including questioning the loyalties of Venezuelan Jews and their connections to Israel.
See also: similar measure H. Con. Res. 124 of 5/12/09; related measures S. Con. Res. 11 of 3/19/09, H.R. 1920 of 4/2/09, H. Res. 364 of 4/27/09, and H.R. 3231 of 7/16/09.