David Cameron

The message from the Prime Minister: We must fight hate with all we've got

By David Cameron, January 14, 2015

Last weekend I joined the march on the streets of Paris surrounded by placards saying: ‘je suis Juif’.

In the aftermath of one of the darkest moments in Europe in recent times, people of all ages and backgrounds came together to show solidarity with those who had suffered. In the face of those who tried to suppress our values, the voice of free speech responded ever louder.

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David Cameron pledges to do everything possible to protect community

By Marcus Dysch, January 13, 2015

David Cameron has reassured Jewish leaders of Britain's ability to protect the community following the terror attacks in Paris.

At a meeting in Downing Street this morning he told them the government was doing everything possible to ensure organisations and charities were properly engaged with police and security services.

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We invented the Big Society

By Nicola Loftus, January 8, 2015

When David Cameron spoke at The Conservative Friends of Israel lunch recently, he made a speech that should make all of us Jews proud.

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Eric Pickles announces new measures to combat antisemitism

By Sandy Rashty, December 29, 2014

The UK is set to introduce new laws to combat the rise in antisemitism, which increased over the Israel-Gaza war this summer.

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles vowed to fight the “dark forces” of antisemitism – from university campuses to the football pitch – and teach schoolchildren about the Holocaust.

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Charitable toy story impresses David Cameron

By Josh Jackman, December 23, 2014

A north London lawyer who founded a charity to distribute toys and books to impoverished children across the world has been honoured by David Cameron.

Shelley Schachter-Cahm, 47, received a Point of Light award — recognising “outstanding volunteers” — for the work of Toy Drop. She established the charity 12 years ago after a “life-changing” visit to the Philippines.

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Trust Tories on Israel, Cameron tells friends

By David Cameron, December 18, 2014

David Cameron has attacked Labour's position on Israel, saying Ed Miliband's party had "shown their true colours" during the Palestinian statehood vote in Parliament.

The Prime Minister said the Conservatives would always "stand behind the homeland of the Jewish people", and reiterated his opposition to boycotts and delegitimisation of Israel.

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Prepare to be wooed as polling day approaches

By Marcus Dysch, December 18, 2014

How do you know an election is on the way?

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Cameron attacks Miliband over Palestine statehood vote

By Marcus Dysch, December 16, 2014

David Cameron has reasserted his support for Israel, saying the Conservative Party would always stand behind "the homeland of the Jewish people".

The Prime Minister described Israel as an "oasis of freedom" and the "symbol of success" as he addressed more than 700 people at a Westminster lunch.

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David Cameron 'filled with grief' for Holocaust victims on visit to Auschwitz

By Sandy Rashty, December 10, 2014

David Cameron lit a candle in memory of six million victims of the Holocaust on a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland today.

It was his first visit to the camp as prime minister.

Mr Cameron was accompanied by Jewish Leadership Council head Mick Davis, who is chair of the Holocaust Commission set up by Mr Cameron this year.

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Israel will always be our ally, pledges David Cameron

By Sandy Rashty, November 17, 2014

David Cameron has pledged that Israel would always be an ally of Britain while he remained in Downing Street.

Speaking at the annual Norwood dinner on Monday night, which raised a record-breaking £3.6 million for the charity, the Prime Minister said: "Israel is our ally. Israel is our friend. And with me as Prime Minister that will never change."

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