On Monday morning some 10,000 people accepted the once-a-year invitation to see the President's Residence, the sukkah, and President Peres himself.
(My previous reports are here.)
The sukkah was so beautiful!
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development designed the natural decorations.
You might want to enlarge these photos to see the artistic details.
A pomegrante "tree."
"String beans" takes on a new meaning!
Vegetables, fruits, and flowers were grouped according to color: orange, green, white, purple, red.
Busy bees were making honeycomb.
Honey in an important symbolic food at the start of the Jewish new year.
We dip apple slices in honey and say the blessing to ask for "a sweet new year."