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| Transit Arrangements in Jerusalem during next week's Holocaust Forum

Zev Stub    
Sunday, 19 January 12:54 PM

From Wednesday to Thursday, the 24th to 27th of Tevet (January 22 to 24, 2020), the "Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting Antisemitism" international conference will be held.

The delegations of 45 heads of state, presidents, and kings will visit the city to participate in the conference ceremonies. Extensive security measures will be taken in the framework of this event, which will affect daily life and transport options in the city.


Expected Changes to Parking Arrangements

Parking will be forbidden from midnight Tuesday, the 24th of Tevet (the night before Wednesday, the 25th of Tevet/January 22, 2020), until noon on Friday, the 27th of Tevet (January 24, 2020) on the following streets: Agron, Ramban, Jabotinsky, HaNasi, and David HaMelech.

Residents with a parking permit will be able to park for free at the Agron parking lot, the Wolfson Malls parking lot, and the Ahad HaAm parking lot at the corner of Sokolov.

Shuttle buses will operate at the Wolfson and Ahad HaAm parking lots.

Closure of Transit Routes

King David St. from Emil Boutta St. to Mapu St., starting Wednesday morning and continuing until Friday – from the 23rd of Tevet to the 27th of Tevet (January 22-24, 2020) at noon.

HaNasi St. on Wednesday, the 25th of Tevet (January 22) from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM.

Rabin St. on Wednesday, the 25th of Tevet (January 22) from HaNasi HaShishi Junction to Ben Tzvi Junction from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Rothschild St. from Wednesday January 15 until Wednesday January 22. 

Burg St. on Wednesday, the 25th of Tevet (January 22) from Rabin Junction to Mevaker HaMedina from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Light Rail

The light rail will operate as normal except when motorcades travel close to Herzl Boulevard.

Public Transportation

Disruptions are expected in public transport services affected by the closures. For updates, dial *8787 or visit the website:

We apologize for the temporary inconvenience and are doing our utmost to minimize the effect on your routine. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

For More Information or for Updates:

The municipal hotline – 106, the information center – 1-700-553-100, and on social media

Full Story (Jerusalem Municipality)


Following is a list of world leaders expected to attend: 

1. President of Albania H.E. Mr. Ilir Meta
2. President of Armenia H.E. Mr. Armen Sarkissian
3. Governor-General of Australia the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd)
4. Federal President of Austria H.E. Mr. Alexander Van der Bellen
5. Chairman of the House of Representatives of Belarus H.E. Mr. Vladimir Andreichenko
6. Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina H.E. Mr. ˇeljko Komšić
7. President of Bulgaria H.E. Mr. Rumen Radev
8. Governor General of Canada the Right Honourable Ms. Julie Payette
9. President of Croatia H.E. Ms. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
10. President of Cyprus H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades
11. Prime Minister of the Czech Republic H.E. Mr. Andrej Babiš
12. Prime Minister of Denmark H.E. Ms. Mette Frederiksen
13. President of European Council H.E. Mr. Charles Michel
14. President of the European Commission H.E. Ms. Ursula von der Leyen
15. President of the European Parliament H.E. Mr. David Sassoli
16. President of Finland H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö
17. President of France H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Macron
18. President of Georgia H.E. Ms. Salome Zourabichvili
19. President of Germany H.E. Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier
20. President of the Hellenic Republic H.E. Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos
21. Representative of the Holy See His Eminence Cardinal Kurt Koch
22. President of Hungary H.E. Mr. János Áder
23. President of Iceland H.E. Mr. Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson
24. President of Italy H.E. Mr. Sergio Mattarella
25. Speaker of the Saeima of Latvia H.E. Ms. Ināra Mūrniece
26. President of Lithuania H.E. Mr. Gitanas Nauseda
27. Grand Duke of Luxembourg HRH Henri
28. President of Moldova H.E. Mr. Igor Dodon
29. Minister of State of Monaco H.E. Mr. Serge Telle
30. President of Montenegro H.E. Mr. Milo Đjukanović
31. King of the Netherlands His Royal Majesty Willem-Alexander
32. President of North Macedonia H.E. Prof. Dr. Stevo Pendarovski
33. The Crown Prince of Norway HRH Crown Prince Haakon
34. President of Portugal H.E. Prof. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
35. President of Romania H.E. Mr. Klaus Iohannis
36. President of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin
37. President of Serbia H.E. Mr. Aleksandar Vučić
38. President of Slovakia H.E. Ms. Zuzana Čaputová
39. President of Slovenia H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor
40. Prime Minister of Sweden H.E. Mr. Stefan Löfven
41. President of Ukraine H.E. Mr. Volodymyr Zelensky
42. The Prince of Wales HRH Prince Charles, United Kingdom


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