Boris Johnson

Boris the anti-boycotter

By Josh Jackman, July 14, 2016

Boris Johnson, the new Foreign Secretary, has a history of support for Israel.

In November 2015, during a trip to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Ramallah, he told reporters that he could "not think of anything more foolish" than the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.


Boris is far from alone

By Melanie Phillips, May 19, 2016

Boris Johnson got into trouble last week with a historical reference.He said Napoleon, Hitler and others had tried to unify Europe; the EU was trying to do the same by different methods.


Boris Johnson accused of 'nasty games' in comparing EU to Hitler

By Rosa Doherty, May 15, 2016

Boris Johnson has compared the European Unions aims to Hitler's.

The pro Brexit MP for the conservative party said the Nazi leader and the EU both had the intention of unifying Europe under a single "authority".

In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, Mr Johnson both the Nazi leader and Napoleon had failed at unification and the EU was "an attempt to do this by different methods".


Boris Johnson signs up to mayors against antisemitism initiative

By JC Reporter, January 25, 2016

London mayor Boris Johnson has backed an initiative calling on municipal leaders to tackle antisemitism.

Mr Johnson signed up to Mayors United Against Antisemitism, a scheme launched by Jewish advocacy organisation AJC.


Norwood impresses Boris - and raises £3.4m

By Josh Jackman, November 19, 2015

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.

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Boris Johnson to play football with Arab and Jewish children while in Israel

By Naomi Firsht, November 6, 2015

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 a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories next week.

During the three-day trade mission, starting on Monday, Mr Johnson will visit Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Ramallah.


Boris Johnson rejects criticism of planned hate-crime hotline

By Marcus Dysch, August 4, 2015

London mayor Boris Johnson has denied that a planned hotline for reporting hate crime in the capital 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.


Community groups opposing Boris Johnson’s planned hate-crime hotline

By Marcus Dysch, August 3, 2015

Opposition has been voiced to plans being developed by the Mayor of London for a hate-crime hotline in the capital.

The Guardian claimed internal emails from Boris Johnson’s office revealed he was planning to introduce a phone number for Jewish, Muslim and LGBT Londoners to report abuse.


Boris Johnson to go to Israel

By Marcus Dysch, July 23, 2015

New details have emerged about Mayor of London Boris Johnson's planned trip to Israel later this year.

Mr Johnson will travel to Jerusalem to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, government officials, and business and technology experts.


David Cameron worried over Labour’s ‘wrong’ direction on Israel

By Marcus Dysch, May 5, 2015


David Cameron has spoken of his concern about Labour’s approach to Israel and Hamas as he begins his final tour of Britain before election day.

Campaigning in the Hendon constituency in north-west London, the Prime Minister said he understood the fears of the Jewish community in the face of the terror threat and attacks on Israel.