CFI Statement on the sad passing of Baroness Thatcher
CFI has released a statement on the passing of Baroness Thatcher. The statement, by CFI Director, Stuart Polak, recalls Baroness Thatcher's strong support for Israel, the Jewish Community and CFI.
CFI's consolences were echoed by those of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Prime Minister David Cameron: “We promised to stand up for Israel and in Government that’s exactly what we’ve done”
Prime Minister David Cameron spoke of his strong support for Israel during his keynote speech to the CFI Annual Business Lunch 2012 in December.
In a warmly received speech, the Prime Minister praised the “vital, important” work of CFI in taking Conservative MPs to Israel.
CFI Delegation visits Israel - February 2013
In February, CFI led a security orientated delegation of 4 Conservative MPs to Israel and the West Bank. The group had a first-hand opportunity to learn about and discuss Israel’s new political landscape following the previous month’s General Election.
CFI Boris Bus Tour
On the 15th April 2012, Conservative Friends of Israel took the Conservative candidate for Mayor, Boris Johnson, on a tour of North London. He met with local residents, activists, business and community leaders and spelled out why he deserved to continue as the Mayor of London.