Edited by: TJVNews.com
This week, David Citadel Jerusalem and Mamilla Hotel hosted 17 international world leaders, royalty and dignitaries who arrived in Israel as part of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. The David Citadel Jerusalem welcomed the arrival of President Vladimir Putin of Russia (pictured, below left, alongside David Citadel General Manager Rodney Sanders), Prokopis Pavlopoulos, President of Greece, Alexander Van Der Bellen, President of Austria, and Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lavrov Sergey Lavrov.
Amongst the dignitaries and world leaders who arrived at Mamilla Hotel include: Excellency the Right Her Honorable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada; Her Excellency President of Slovakia, Ms. Zuzana Caputova; HE The President of the Republic of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinisto; HE President of Armenia, Dr. Armen Sarkissian; HE Prime Minister of The Kingdom of Denmark, Mrs. Mette Frederiksen; HE Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden , Mr. Stefan Lofven; HE President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic; HE Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation, Mr. Maxim Akimov (Transport, Communications and Digital Economy); HE Minister of State of the Principality of Monaco, Mr. Serge Telle; HE President of Moldova, Mr. Igor Dodon; HE President of Montenegro. Mr. Milo Dukanovic; HE President of North Macedonia, Mr. Stevo Pendarovski; HE President of Iceland, Mr. Guoni Thorlacius Johannesson; HE President of Georgia, Ms. Salome Zourabichvili; HE Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Zeljko Komsic.
The event for which the world leaders arrived in Jerusalem, headlined “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was co-organized by the office of President Reuven Rivlin, Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial center and the World Holocaust Forum Foundation. The Forum consisted of two main parts–a state dinner at President Rivlin’s official residence on Wednesday night and a memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem.
About David Citadel Jerusalem
The David Citadel Hotel is located directly at the gateway to the Old City, overlooking the magnificent views of the Tower of David and the Old City walls. Established in 1998, the hotel has since become the official host of the international elite. From politicians Bill Clinton and Vladimir Putin, to celebrities Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Mariah Carey. During its 18 years of operation, the David Citadel Hotel has received countless international accolades, including a nomination as one of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top 10 Hotels in the Middle East”, a Trip Advisor “Travelers Choice” award and the “Passport Award” for the Best Business Lounge. In 2019, David Citadel was honored by the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, who ranked the hotel #4 in the Top Hotels in the Middle East. The hotel is ideally situated in the center of Jerusalem, a short two minutes walk to the Old City, new town center and posh Mamilla Avenue. Guests are invited to take in the astounding views of the Old City from their private balconies, breakfast tables, or the outdoor pool.
About the Mamilla Hotel
Mamilla Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Jerusalem, offering guests a magnificent view of the holy city. From the Old City walls to the Jaffa Gate, Mamilla guests are situated at the forefront of Jerusalem’s rich cultural heritage. Designed in collaboration with world-renowned architects Moshe Safdie and Piero Lissoni, the design of the Mamilla is minimalist while achieving undeniable elegance. Five years ago, Mamilla Hotel was acknowledged by the prestigious Leading Hotels of The World (LHW), a collection that accepts only the world’s most exclusive hotels. The hotel was also selected by Conde Nast Traveler’s editors for its 2016 GOLD LIST, a selection of editor picks for the top hotels in the world, spanning six continents and 47 countries. In 2019, Mamilla Hotel was honored by the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, who ranked the hotel #5 in the Top Hotels in the Middle East.