Obama signs Peres' guest book, plants tree at residence

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 20, 2013 16:07

US President Barack Obama arrived at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on Wednesday for a ceremony in which President Shimon Peres officially welcomed him to Israel.

Obama signed Peres's guest book, after which Israeli children sang him the song 'Tomorrow' from the musical Annie.

A tree brought from the US by Obama as a gift for Peres and Israel was planted in the garden of the President's Residence.


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