President’s Succot open-house to focus on environment

06.10.2011                      08.Tischrei. 5772

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President’s Succot open-house to focus on environment

Once a year, the residence of the president of Israel can be visited by Israelis, tourists without an appointment or an official invitation.

Once a year, the residence of the president of Israel can be visited by Israelis and tourists alike without the need for an appointment or an official invitation.
It has been a long-held tradition for the presidents of Israel to open the residence to the wider public during one of the intermediate days of the Succot festival.
In previous years, the residence was open both in the morning and the afternoon to accommodate the huge crowds, but during the tenure of President Shimon Peres, the time frame has been reduced to the morning only, while the volume of exhibits and the number of activities has been increased….