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Boris Johnson – Israel & Jews: Analysis

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What does Boris Johnson becoming British PM mean for Israel and the Jewish people?

Here is an overview of various articles I have read:

British Jewry is cautiously optimistic that the election on Tuesday of former London mayor Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and the UK’s prime minister will prove good for both the Jewish community and Britain-Israel ties. CLICK on here to read more.

Until Tuesday, there was only one loud, brash, bombastic and unapologetic supporter of Israel strutting prominently across the world stage: US President Donald Trump. Now Israel has two, the second being Britain’s incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson. CLICK on here to read more.

The next UK prime minister already has a full plate of problems in the Middle East, even as he must address numerous issues at home and in Europe. Boris Johnson will be wading into a tight schedule to address London’s attempt to leave the European Union, but he also faces a tanker crisis in the Straits of Hormuz and issues in Syria. CLICK on here to read more.

5 Jewish things to know about Boris Johnson: No matter their political affiliation, all sides can agree that Boris Johnson, who has secured his Conservative Party’s vote to become the United Kingdom’s next prime minister, is a colorful character. CLICK on here to read more.

What can we expect from Boris? As expected, Boris Johnson has been selected to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and as the 77th Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. If Johnson is to be believed, he will take Britain out of the European Union by the end of October, deal or no deal – and right now, no deal is the option that seems to be most likely following three years of failed negotiations between the British government and the EU. CLICK on here.

British Jews congratulate Boris Johnson: The Board of Deputies of British Jews wrote in a statement, “We wish Boris Johnson every success as Prime Minister at this critical time for our country. We have had a long and positive relationship with Johnson as both Mayor of London and Foreign Secretary and we look forward to this continuing as he enters Downing Street.” CLICK on here to read more.

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