Candidates for British PM are generally regarded as being pro-Israel and have good relationships with the Jewish community, but it's hard to imagine one as engaged as David Cameron.
Burgeoning support for frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn, who has embraced anti-Semites and Holocaust-deniers, comes at a time when a new, leftist generation of voters seeks radical political change.
According to a report in the Belfast Telegraph on Tuesday, FM Lieberman commended the deceased British PM's decision in letting Bobby Sands die in a hunger strike.
A government that expects the poor to take pity on the rich has no right to exist.
Many of U.K. Jews deserted the left and voted for Margaret Thatcher. But it was largely thanks to a handful who built her election campaign that she became prime minister, changing the face of British politics in the process.
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Israel apprehensive that the rebels aren’t merely requesting rifles and ammunition, but also sophisticated weaponry such as anti-tank missiles and shoulder-borne anti-aircraft missiles; Netanyahu to raise concerns in London, where he will attend Margaret Thatcher's funeral.
Eulogized as a friend of Israel, Margaret Thatcher's attitude towards the Jewish state was in fact complex and critical - criticisms that have been overlooked largely because of the perception that her heart was in the right place.
WATCH: More than 2,300 mourners will attend the event, including 11 serving prime ministers from around the world, the British government's entire cabinet, two heads of state and 17 foreign ministers.
Not only has Netanyahu failed at advancing Israel’s middle class, his entire political career has been built on exacerbating the country’s social divides.
Some protesters burned flares and threw beer cans at police lines but apart from a few brief and minor scuffles, the protest was largely peaceful.
In a separate document, the Iron Lady hoped Jerusalem would 'reconsider its present policy of planting settlements.'
Thatcherism didn't convert all the U.K.'s Jews, but Margaret's affinity for the Jewish community and the spirit of self-reliance struck a chord, and contributed towards a new self-confidence for Jews in public life in Britain.
Sources at the Prime Minister's Office confirm that the PM will attend the ceremony; Thatcher is considered one of the leaders who most inspired Netanyahu, especially with regard to his economic ideology.
Thatcher’s personal narrative of the determined outsider made good has clear Jewish resonances, and may explain her well-known affinity for Jews and her defense of Israel.
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The Iron Lady may have had 'sharp differences' with Israeli governments, but she was a 'genuine friend of Israel and the Jewish people,' says Matthew Gould, Britain's current ambassador to Israel.
Most women in Israel, who cannot or do not want to be Margaret Thatcher, are forced to choose weakness and in the end do not demand their legitimate rights.
Just as the Iron Dome protects Israel’s south, we must protect Margaret Thatcher’s legacy and speak out on behalf of the values of Western civilization to which she devoted her life.
For socially-conscious Jews growing up in Britain in the 1980s, the Iron Lady's dismantling of the welfare state was far more important than her pro-Israel stance.
The first British PM to visit Israel while in office, Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday aged 87, admired the Jewish work ethic and supported Palestinian self-determination.
The U.K.'s first ever female prime minister, in power for eleven years, has passed away following a stroke; PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Thatcher was a staunch friend of Israel and the Jewish people.