Sukkos at the British Foreign Office

London -
Rabbi David Lister, (L.) Rav of Edgware United Synagogue showing the sukkah to Nigel Baker, head of  the Latin America Department of the Foreign Office.

For the first time ever, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Whitehall, central London, erected a sukkah.

The Foreign Office sukkah

 A joint project of the Board of Deputies and JNet, a cross-government network of 350 Jewish and other civil servants, the sukkah hosted an event on the first day of Chol Hamoed, attended by civil servants and diplomats. HM Treasury also had a sukkah this year.