David Cameron

With Brexit Vote In, Cameron Quits As Brits Vote In Favor Of Leaving EU

06/24/2016 - 09:27

 A majority of British voters said their country should leave the European Union, in a nonbonding referendum whose results prompted the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron and caused the British currency to crash.

Prime Minister David Cameron holding a Q&A session on the EU referendum in Birmingham, England, April 5, 2016. JTA

Putin Endorses Trump

I don't know how well it will go over with the neo-cons and the anti-Communist wing of the GOP, but Vladimir Putin is backing Donald Trump.

The Russian President told reporters at his annual news conference in Moscow that the American capitalist "is a very outstanding man, unquestionably talented." 

British Parliament Passes Nonbinding Motion Recognizing Palestine

10/13/2014 - 20:00

The British Parliament overwhelmingly voted for a nonbinding motion to recognize the state of Palestine.

London Rioting Spreads To Jewish Neighborhoods

08/08/2011 - 20:00

Rioting in London spread to the Jewish community.

Stores in the Jewish communities of Stamford Hill and Golders Green were urged to close and secure merchandise Monday night as unrest that began Saturday night in the north London neighborhood of Tottenham spread throughout London.

Residents of Tottenham's Chasidic Orthodox community reportedly gathered on the street to heckle police over Shabbat, The Guardian reported.

Cameron Steps Down From JNF in Britain

05/29/2011 - 20:00

(JTA) -- A pro-Palestinian group is claiming responsibility for British Prime Minister David Cameron's stepping down as a patron of the Jewish National Fund.

Cameron's name was removed from the JNF's list of honorary patrons in recent days; earlier this month the pro-Palestinian Stop the JNF campaign sent a letter to Cameron calling on him to end his association with the charity.

Unusual Coalition Gov’t Leaves British Jews Uncertain on Policy

05/11/2010 - 20:00
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LONDON (JTA) – With Britons uncertain of how the country’s first coalition government since World War II will go about governing, the country’s Jewish community appears to be taking a wait-and-see approach to the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat government.

During the campaign, many Jews expressed alarm at Liberal Democratic positions on Israel.

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