20th NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

Opening Night Distinguished Guests

American Sephardi Federation wishes to thank our friends in the diplomatic community who attended Opening Night of The 2017 New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival to honor Mr. André Azoulay, Councillor to His Majesty the King, Mohammed VI, King of Morocco on 30 March.

Our guests included:

Moroccan Ambassador to the United Nations Omar Hilale

Mr. Larbi R’Miki, who came directly from Washington, D.C. to represent Her Highness Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui, Morocco’s new Ambassador to the United States, who arrived on 30 March

The Consul General of Portugal Manuela Bairos, Portuguese Consulate

The Consul General of Spain
Rafael Conde de Saro, Spanish Consulate

The Consul General of Morocco Mohammed Ben Abedljalil

The Consul General of Paraguay Juan Buffa, Consulado General del Paraguay en Nueva York

The Consul General of Israel דני דיין – Dani Dayan, Israel in New York(whose representatives arrived, but who regrettably ran late).

Cape Verdian Ambassador Carlos Veiga

Deputy Consul for France Eric Bayer, Consulate General of France in New York

Former First Secretary of the Foreign Ministry of the Palestinian Authority and one of the Four Permanent UN Representatives, Abdullah Abu Shaweesh

And diplomatic delegations from:

Consulate General of Greece in New York on behalf of our friend, Consul General Dr. Konstantinos Koutras.

Consulado De Nicaragua

Consulate of Mexico at New York (Consulmex Nueva York) on behalf of our friend, Consul General Diego Gómez Pickering.