Boris Johnson has applauded Norwood's charitable work, describing it as an example of the difference between western values and those of the Islamic extremists who perpetrated the Paris terror attacks.
A record-breaking 1,350 guests attended the children and families charity's annual dinner at Grosvenor House in central London on Monday, raising £3.4 million.
London Mayor Boris Johnson will take part in a kick-about with young Arabs and Israelis, meet former president Shimon Peres and visit Yad Vashem in 1a>a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories next week1b>.
During the three-day trade mission, starting on Monday, Mr Johnson will visit Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Ramallah.
London mayor Boris Johnson has denied that 1a>a planned hotline for reporting hate crime in the capital 1b> will have a detrimental impact on existing services.
Opposition was voiced to the proposal earlier this week after internal emails from the mayor’s office revealed a new phone number would be launched for Jewish, Muslim and LGBT Londoners to report abuse.
Boris Johnson has pledged that London will remain a “safe haven” for Jews.
Addressing a Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at City Hall, the Mayor said: "In the wake of the horrific attacks in Paris, and as we face an increased threat to our security, it is more important than ever that we stand strong in our beliefs of tolerance and freedom of speech."