Succot festival in Netanya to showcase Jewish diversity

12.10.2011                      14.Tischrei. 5772                       Erew Sukkot

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Succot festival in Netanya to showcase Jewish diversity

Festival aims to better acquaint the sometimes self-absorbed Israeli public with their brethren in the Diaspora.

From the outside, the 21 Succot at the International Succot Festival set to take place in Netanya between October 16 and 18, will all look the same: temporary wooden dwellings topped with palm fronds, as stipulated by Jewish tradition.
On the inside, however, they will be worlds apart, organizers said on Tuesday.
Each will showcase the rich and diverse heritage of 21 Jewish communities around the world that they represent….