Boris Johnson initially expressed concern about whether he was allowed to blow the instrument, used by Jews on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
Johnson’s great-grandfather was Jewish. “I feel Jewish when I feel the Jewish people are threatened or under attack,” Johnson said in 2007.
(JTA) — Former London Mayor Boris Johnson has come under fire for comparing the goals of the European Union to Hitler. Johnson, who is in favor of Britain leaving the EU, told the Sunday Telegraph that the EU, like Hitler, aims to unify Europe under one “authority.” “Napoleon, Hitler, various people tried this out, and…
London Mayor Boris Johnson had two of his planned meetings in the West Bank cancelled after he criticized boycotts of Israel.
London Mayor Boris Johnson said in Tel Aviv that boycotting Israel is “foolish.”
A ceremony to remember the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics was held in London near the Olympic village.
No matter what their politics, London’s Jews couldn’t support ex-mayor Ken Livingstone. They will be hoping his defeat means they can return to the politics of ‘Yes, we can.’