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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-12-12

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Shalom Street lay leaders Penny Blumenstein and Patti Aaron near the Amazing
Tzedakah Machine.

much more.
says Patti Aaron, the Kahns' daughter.
"There's nothing else like this out
Its form took shape after a meeting
there," says Shaindle Braunstein,
with leaders in Jewish education. But,
resource center director.
as the programming for Shalom Street
Braunstein has been a production
developed, an important role between
director at magazines including Detroit the two became clear, especially how
Monthly and Crain's Detroit Business.
the ORT center could enhance the
She also trained teachers on how to
museum's programming.
use technology and build Web pages.
Funding for Shalom Street also got
"The physical space, the equipment
under way in 1999, when it received
and capabilities are phenomenal," she
the first of two grants, $2 million from
says. "We've got Web cams, CD burn-
the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg
ers, film equipment and exhibits."
Foundation of Baltimore. It created an
She'll also produce a weekly Shalom
endowment to support the concept for
Street newsletter.
a children's museum. In 2001, a $2 mil-
"The entire space is a wireless network, lion Ford Motor Company Fund gift
including Shalom Street," she says, which helped to actualize the Weinberg grant,
means there's an Internet connection
says Mark Davidoff, COO of the Jewish
without being cabled into a wall.
"We're using the excitement and
power of technology to enhance
Jewish education and to connect
the Jewish community world-
wide," says Patti Aaron, who is
both chairman of the David B.
Hermelin ORT Resource Center
and associate chair of Shalom
Street.
She says ORT's mission is also
to enable people to become eco-
nomically self-sufficient. To that
end, the resource center will offer
teacher-training courses and have
275 online seminar courses that
will be listed on the ORT center's
Web site
www.hermelinortorg
after Jan.
6, when it will be fully operational.
The origins of the ORT center
began with the 1999 D. Dan and
Betty Kahn gift of $3.6 million to
the JCC. It came with the stipula-
tion that ORT would bring a pro- Shalom Street Director onathan Beller
grammatic presence to the JCC,
at the treehouse.



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