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“Queen’s Speech” to include mention of Boris Johnson’s anti-BDS law

UK official says, “Antisemitism is an attack on the British way of life and British identity, …Without our Jewish citizens we would be a lesser nation.”

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The new Conservative government in the UK will pass a law making it illegal for public bodies to engage with BDS, UK Special Envoy for post-Holocaust issues Rt Hon Lord Eric Pickles said at the International Institute for Strategic Dialogue’s conference in Jerusalem on Sunday night.

“BDS is antisemitic and should be treated as such,” Pickles said, explaining that the new law will not allow public bodies to work with those who boycott, divest from or sanction Israel in any way. Continue Reading »

Israel hails Corbyn’s defeat as UK victory in fighting anti-Semitism

Seeing Labour’s defeat a ‘milestone in the fight against hatred,’ Israel’s Foreign Minister applauds ‘British values’ as they voted against a leadership accused of facilitating systemic antisemitism.

By Arutz Sheva and AFP

 

Israel Friday hailed the election defeat of Britain’s Labour Party as a “milestone in the fight against hatred” after its leadership was accused of inaction against anti-Semitism in its ranks.

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz – Photo GPO

“I congratulate British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the UK Conservative Party on a decisive victory,” Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz said.

“This is not just a political victory, it is first and foremost a victory of values.” Continue Reading »

Watch: Israel’s PM Netanyahu meets with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

 

“Israel is [a] country of great creative genius, and the priority has to be the safety and security of the people of Israel. If you can guarantee that, maybe there is some way of also giving autonomy [statehood] to the Palestinians,” Boris Johnson said shortly after his meeting with PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

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