Yom Truck (Truck Day) at Shaarey Zedek

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On Sunday, Aug. 20, more than 400 people enjoyed the Shaarey Zedek Yom Truck (truck day) museum. Children and their parents were able to sit in a firetruck, meet Southfield firefighters, learn about what they do and receive firefighters’ hats. They played in a S.W.A.T. mobile unit and climbed on tractors. They honked the horn of the big green Tamarack bus and heard the sirens of an ambulance.

They also visited a DTE truck, a limousine, an excavator and listened to the music of Star Trax. Train rides around the parking lot were a highlight of the day. Families brought canned food donations and filled a Forgotten Harvest truck, enjoyed Kona ice cool treats and jumped in a construction bounce house.

Yom Truck was sponsored by Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield and co-sponsored by Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills.

Hazzan David Propis makes a new friend.
Jacob Migliore tries on some firefighter gear.
An antique tractor draws some attention.
A Southfield firetruck was on hand.
Families wait for a ride on the train.
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