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Shalom Street

 

Shalom Street Museum is a unique, interactive experience in an exciting 4,500 square-foot facility. Our exhibits are designed to inspire a sense of wonder and exhilaration for children of all ages through Jewish experiences and experiential learning.

 

Current Exhibit

 

Across the Board: From Dreidel to Xbox

 

The Toys and Games of the Jewish People

 

  • Play classic computer games like Pac Man, as well as experience the incredible graphics of the new Xbox 1. You can build your own Jewish Superhero; explore the Jewish holidays and discover that they are primarily based on play theories.
  • Using the on-line game – Minecraft – help us build an incredible model of ancient Jerusalem.
  • Be a Maccabi and play Dreidel in the ancient caves of Israel.
  • Become your own superhero and take your picture with Superman, Catwoman, Spiderman and more.
  • Delve into our Jewish toymakers hall of fame and our exhibit of classic toys created by members of the Jewish community.
  • Come see our classic comic book exhibit display highlighting superheroes that were created by Jewish authors and artists.
  • Discover the world of Jewish life in North Carolina, by interacting with our amazing doll house.  This exhibit tells the story of a 19th century Jewish family.

 

 

Previous Exhibits

 

Passport to Israel 2013-2014        

Shalom Street LOGOfinal11From 2013 to April 2014 we celebrated Israel’s 65th birthday
and we were able to visit all our favorite Israeli cities and sites:

  • Stop at the Kotel and leave a prayer
  • Dig for ancient treasure in our archeological excavation
  • Stroll along the colorful streets of Tel Aviv
  • Sample favorite Israeli foods
  • See exotic treasures in a shuk, and much more!

 

Shomrei Adamah 2012-2013

Shomrei-Adamah-Logo-255x300Experience the wonders of creation and learn how Jewish wisdom can help you understand the world.

  • Visit an incredible underwater world and coral reef
  • Sit under the stars and see amazing images of Earth
  • Explore hydroponic planting
  • Learn about conservation in Israel
  • Experience our interactive wind tunnel
  • Fire! Explore the Burning Bush, Shabbat and holiday candles, the Ner Tamid (Eternal Light) and more

 

Tales of our Tribes 2011-2011-2012          

Tales of Our Tribes art rev 1An exhibit to learn, explore and interact with the 12 tribes

  • Learn where the tribes were located
  • Learn the names of the tribes and what they stood for
  • Trade cloths and spices like a trader would have
  • Make your own noise to bring down the walls of Jericho
  • Watch Naphtali and his soldiers in our diorama

 

 

Special Events

 

Birthday/Private Parties

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Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Shalom Street Staff

Andee Liberman, Director: aliberman@jccdet.org | 248.432.5451

Sarah Katz, TITLE: skatz@jccdet.org | 248.432.5543

 
 

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