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Passed Senate without amendment (04/22/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the historic significance of the 60th anniversary of the reestablishment of Israel as a homeland for the Jewish people.

Reaffirms the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the United States and Israel.

Commends the people of Israel for their achievements in building a new state and a pluralistic democratic society.

Reaffirms support for Israel's right to defend itself against threats to its security and existence.

Extends congratulations and best wishes to Israel and the Israeli people for a peaceful and successful future.