David Cameron

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.


Trust Tories on Israel, Cameron tells friends

By Marcus Dysch, 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.


Prepare to be wooed as polling day approaches

By Marcus Dysch, December 18, 2014

How do you know an election is on the way?


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.


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.


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."


Don't reject refugee rescue, Cameron told

By Rosa Doherty, November 6, 2014

Community leaders are urging David Cameron to reverse the government's decision to end support for the rescue of refugees trying to reach Europe.

The Foreign Office has said it would not back future search-and-rescue operations to prevent migrants drowning in the Mediterranean.

A petition set up by the Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCore) has received over 370 signatures asking the Pri


Cameron hails resident fundraisers

By Josh Jackman, October 30, 2014

David Cameron has written to two Jewish Care residents praising them for their extraordinary fundraising work.


The importance of remembering the Holocaust

October 23, 2014

Why is it so important that we remember the Holocaust and how can we make sure future generations never forget?

The Holocaust is a contemporary issue. It cannot, and should not, be an event consigned to history.


Elie Wiesel chooses teenager to join David Cameron’s Holocaust Commission

By Marcus Dysch, October 20, 2014

Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel has selected a teenager from Lancashire to join David Cameron’s commission on Shoah education.

Charlotte Cohen, 17, was one of a six-strong panel of youth ambassadors chosen earlier this month to work on developing educational tools to help future generations learn about the genocide.