Pictured: Jewish Agency Chairman Zeev Bielski, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and Ministry of Absorption Director General Erez Halfon, meeting in the prime minister's succah along with Mr. Ken Fried from Long Island, New York.
October 10, 2006 / 18 Tishrei 5767
On the second day of Chol Hamoed, the Jewish Agency organized two Succoth gatherings together with Prime Minister Mr. Ehud Olmert at the prime minister's Residence. One gathering was for lone soldiers and the other for new immigrants and volunteers involved in Jewish Agency programs. The prime minister was quite moved by the meeting and declared that, "there is no State of Israel without Aliyah".
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