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Posts Tagged: Israel UK relations

May 10, 2018 4:15 pm

Britain Says It Supports Israel’s Right to Defend Itself Against Iran

Britain supports Israel's right to defend itself against Iranian aggression, Prime Minister Theresa May told her Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in a phone call on Thursday. Israel said it...

February 1, 2018 2:16 pm

British Defense Chief Praises Israel as ‘Beacon of Light and Hope’ in Middle East

The United Kingdom “will always be Israel’s friend,” British Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson pledged on Tuesday at a London gathering. Speaking at the...

January 8, 2018 8:34 am

British FM Johnson to Palestinian Counterpart: Jerusalem Should Be Shared Capital of Two States

Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of Israeli and Palestinian states, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Palestinian Authority counterpart Riyad al-Malki on Monday, a...

December 18, 2017 4:24 pm

Israeli UK Envoy: Britain Should Follow Trump’s Lead, Recognize Jerusalem as Jewish State’s Capital

Britain should follow US President Donald Trump’s lead and recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Jewish state’s UK envoy wrote in a Telegraph op-ed published...

November 5, 2017 1:23 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to BBC: Iranian Takeover of Middle East Must Be Stopped

The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Saturday and his criticism of Iran should serve as a “wakeup call for everyone,” Israeli Prime...

September 12, 2017 4:47 pm

British Cabinet Minister: UK Will Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Balfour Declaration ‘With Pride’

The United Kingdom will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the issuance of the Balfour Declaration “with pride,” a British Cabinet minister said on Monday. At a...

June 9, 2017 11:27 am

Potential Inclusion of Northern Ireland-Based Democratic Unionist Party in UK Governing Coalition Could Be ‘Good News for Israel,’ British Jewish Activist Says

A potential Conservative-led governing coalition in the UK that includes the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) could be “good news for Israel,” a British Jewish activist said...

March 22, 2017 3:11 pm

Jewish State ‘Stands as One With the British People’ in Fight Against Terrorism, Top Israeli Official Says Following London Attack

Israel “stands as one with the British people as we all work together to defeat the scourge of terrorism,” the Jewish state’s UN envoy Danny...

December 26, 2016 1:47 pm

Head of Prominent UK Think Tank: Britain’s Vote in Favor of Anti-Israel UN Resolution Motivated by Obsession Over Settlements

Britain’s vote on Friday in favor of the UN Security Council resolution outlawing Israel's presence beyond the 1967 borders was “motivated by an obsession about...

June 21, 2016 3:21 pm

Israel Needs UK to Remain in EU to Fight Threats, PM David Cameron Says - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday told a group of British Jews that Israel needs the United Kingdom to remain in the European...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...


Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...