A succah has been put up at the British ambassador's residence in Israel for the first time ever.
Matthew Gould, the first Jewish diplomat to fill the post, spent the day decorating the succah with a group of young people from the Ramat Gan branch of AKIM, a charity that works with mentally handicapped individuals. He said he and his wife and baby daughter were excited to celebrate the festival in their very own succah.
"It is particularly nice for us that we're doing it with the young men and women of AKIM who've come up and made these beautiful decorations," he said. "They are really making the succah look fantastic."
Photos: Jeff Newman / British Embassy Israel