David Cameron

PM's prize mitzvah

December 1, 2011

Mitzvah Day is to receive David Cameron's Big Society Award, joining a select band of two dozen community groups.

Mr Cameron praised the day as "a fantastic initiative to inspire people to come together and do something positive for their community.

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Shalit release: Cameron on 'courage' of Israeli soldier

By Jennifer Lipman, October 18, 2011

The British Prime Minister has congratulated Benjamin Netanyahu "and everyone involved" for bringing Gilad Shalit home safely.

As the soldier, who was captured by Hamas terrorists in June 2006, spoke to his family for the first time since he was kidnapped, David Cameron expressed hope that the "prisoner exchange will bring peace a step closer".

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How to halt moral collapse

By Robert Golbert, October 17, 2011

After the UK was rocked by rioting that left five dead, at least £200 million in property damage, and thousands of young people facing charges for violence and theft, the Prime Minister said Britain had suffered a "slow motion moral collapse".

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PM condemns UN adviser's 'antisemitic' cartoon

By Jessica Elgot, October 12, 2011

David Cameron has instructed the UK’s Permanent Representative in Geneva to raise concerns with the UN Human Rights council over an antisemitic cartoon posted on a human rights advisor’s blog.

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Cameron attacks Ahmadinejad for election failure

By Jennifer Lipman, September 23, 2011

The British Prime Minister used his debut speech at the United Nations to denounce Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

David Cameron, speaking just after diplomats from 30 countries left the hall in a mass protest against the Iranian leader's presence, gave a speech attacking Mr Ahmadinejad's record.

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PM 'fights for Israel' as Labour backs Pal bid

By Stephen Pollard and Martin Bright, September 22, 2011

The Prime Minister flew to New York this week "to fight for Israel" at the United Nations, according to senior Conservative Party sources.

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Cameron's Jewish roots inform New Year message

By Jennifer Lipman, September 16, 2011

The Prime Minister has expressed his wish that the British Jewish community have a "happy and peaceful Rosh Hashanah" and vowed to defend Israel against its enemies.

David Cameron said he wanted to "pay tribute to the tremendous contribution your community has made to this country and continues to make each year".

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David Cameron pulls Britain out of Durban anniversary conference

By Jennifer Lipman, September 14, 2011

David Cameron has intervened to pull Britain out of the follow-up to the controversial Durban conference.

The Prime Minister is understood to have personally made the decision that the UK should not take part in the event at the United Nations headquarters later this month.

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Cameron condemns Egypt Israeli embassy attack

By Jennifer Lipman, September 11, 2011

David Cameron has condemned the storming of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Friday.

A violent mob attacked the Cairo site on Friday evening, necessitating Israel and Egyptian commandos to conduct an emergency airlift to bring the Israeli ambassador and his family to safety.

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PM's holiday reading

By Simon Rocker, September 8, 2011

David Cameron may prefer Tuscany or Cornwall to Tel Aviv, but for his hols at least, he took a little bit of Israel with him.

His vacation reading included Simon Sebag Montefiore's history of Jerusalem.

Western leaders must have Israel on their minds, because President Obama's summer choices included leading Israeli novelist David Grossman's Until the End of the Land.

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