Synagogue’s tradition keeps firefighters well fed on Thanksgiving Day – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

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Harrisburg synagogue's tradition keeps firefighters well fed on Thanksgiving Day

Updated: 8:08 AM EST Nov 27, 2020

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TO HARRISBURG WHERE A SYNAGOGUE MADE SURE THE CITYS FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO ENJOY A THANKSGIVING MEAL. WGAL NEWS 8S AMBER GERARD W THERE. >> MEMBERS A CASHER ISRAEL CONTINUED ITS MISSION TO MAKE DINNER FOR THE FIREFIGHTERS ON 16TH STREET. >> WE SHOULD THANK THEM EVERY DAY, BUT AT LEAST THANKSGIVING, WE COULD THANK THEM. >> THE TRADITION BEGAN AFTER 9/11. >> OUR RABBI AND ONE OF OUR FORMER MEMBERS SAID THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO ALWAYS RUN IN WHEN WE ARE RUNNING OUT. >> THE MEAL, PREPARED ENTIRELY BY VOLUNTEERS, INCLUDED ALL OF THE THANKSGIVING FAVORITES, SWEET POTATOES, AND OF COURSE, TURKEY. >> THEY ARE NOT GETTING A HOT MEAL WHEN THEY SHOW UP, BUT IT IS A CARDBOARD BOX THATS MICROWAVABLE. >> AND AS THEY HAVE DONE FOR THE PAST 19 YEARS, THEY WILL HEAD INSIDE WITH ENOUGH FOOD TO SERVE 60. >> THIS IS JUSTIN BARNE FIRST AT THE STATION. BEING AT THE STATION ISNT THAT BAD, HE SAYS. >> WHEN YOU ENJOY YOU

Harrisburg synagogue's tradition keeps firefighters well fed on Thanksgiving Day

Updated: 8:08 AM EST Nov 27, 2020

For the past 19 years, members of Harrisburg synagogue Kesher Israel have been feeding the firefighters at Station 2 on 16th Street.This year, Amber Gerard paid a visit to talk to the volunteers and firefighters. Her story is in the video player above.

For the past 19 years, members of Harrisburg synagogue Kesher Israel have been feeding the firefighters at Station 2 on 16th Street.

This year, Amber Gerard paid a visit to talk to the volunteers and firefighters. Her story is in the video player above.

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