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Posts Tagged: London Mayor Sadiq Khan

October 3, 2017 2:13 pm

Outrage Follows British Government Decision Not to Outlaw Public Shows of Solidarity With Hezbollah

Jonathan Arkush, president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, expressed outrage on Tuesday over the UK government’s failure to ban Hezbollah’s “political wing”...

July 7, 2017 1:49 pm

London Mayor Calls for UK to Blacklist All of Hezbollah as Terrorist Group - London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who faced criticism last month over his hesitation to support designating all of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, plans to write to...

June 13, 2017 4:53 pm

Amid Deadly ISIS Terror Wave, London Mayor Sadiq Khan Seeks Israeli Expertise on Security

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has told a UK Jewish newspaper that his office has been in contact "with not only Tel Aviv but other places...

June 6, 2017 9:14 am

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls on British Government to Cancel Trump’s Upcoming UK Visit After Twitter Posts About Terror Attack

The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has called on the British government to cancel a planned state visit by Donald Trump after being criticized in two...

October 2, 2016 11:03 am

In Rosh Hashanah Greeting, Muslim Mayor Calls London’s Jews ‘Shining Example’ of UK Capital ‘at Its Best’

London’s first-ever Muslim mayor issued a Rosh Hashanah greeting on Sunday, and called the British capital’s Jewish community a “shining example of London at its...

May 12, 2016 3:31 pm

London’s New Muslim Mayor Expresses Public Opposition to Antisemitism, Vows to ‘Build Bridges’

In his first days in office, London’s newly elected Labour Party mayor has been expressing public opposition to antisemitism, and has even said he might visit...

May 10, 2016 10:25 am

London’s Newly Elected Muslim Mayor Suggests Visit to Tel Aviv - London’s newly elected Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, suggested that he would be open to visiting Tel Aviv. “I’ve not even had my first Monday at...

May 8, 2016 10:15 am

London’s First Muslim Mayor to Attend Ceremony Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day

A day after being sworn into office, London's new mayor, Sadiq Khan will attend the city's main commemoration ceremony for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust remembrance day)...


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...