A Labour staffer who is running to represent the Coventry South district made the comment on Twitter four years ago
The former UK prime minister participated in an event at Bar-Ilan University.
Blair, who served concurrently during Sacks' tenure as Chief Rabbi of Britain, called him one of his "heroes."
People literally begged to get in, especially to the session featuring former British prime minister Tony Blair.
Tony Blair, who was the last speaker after Rivlin and Chemi Peres, began his address by saying: “We miss him don’t we. I know I do.”
Israel and the world to mark the first anniversary since the passing of Shimon Peres.
Allegations of a conflict of interest between Blair’s role as Quartet envoy and the business interests of his private consultancy firm have dogged him intermittently over the last number of years.
“There exists today a new path to peace... We must grasp it with both hands.”
"I hope this can open up new opportunities for the future, for peace in the region and stability in the region," Blair says of recent developments.