May 3, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce Resolution on 75th Anniversary of Founding of the State of Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined with a group of colleagues to introduce a bipartisan resolution in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel (May 14). The bipartisan resolution reaffirms the United States’ steadfast commitment to Israel’s security, underscores our dedication to combatting antisemitism and efforts to delegitimize Israel, and celebrates the indelible ties between our countries and our people, among other provisions.

“This bipartisan resolution recognizes the historic founding of the State of Israel and the special relationship between our countries,” said Senator Young. “I am proud to support a strong U.S.-Israel relationship in Congress and look forward to many more years of friendship and partnership with our cherished ally.”

Young was joined by U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Chris Coons (D-Del.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) in introducing the resolution.

Find a copy of the resolution here.