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February 27, 1987 - Image 75

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-02-27

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W. 9 Mile


We Are One


The following profile by the
Jewish Welfare Federation is
part of a series on the people
who benefit from the Allied
Jewish Campaign.

Dorothy Storchan, age 73.
Her smile could melt an
iceberg. For Dorothy Storchan
— grandmother, volunteer and
former businesswoman — the
power of positive thinking has
resulted in an active, fulfilling
life. But just three years ago
her upbeat attitude was tested
to the limit when she was suf-
fering from painful arthritis
and bursitis. Then she began
participating in the Super
Senior Fitness program at the
Jewish Community Center's
Jimmy Prentis Morris branch
in Oak Park and she saw a
tremendous difference in her
physical well-being:
One of nearly 100 people who
range in age from their 60s to
93, Mrs. Storchan says Ada
Bandalene's class is "simply
terrific." She notes that the
teacher "makes people feel
good about themselves." Mrs.
Storchan enjoys the variety of
exercises and tries to partici-
pate three times a week. In
addition to the physical bene-
fits — she has been off arthritis
medication and injections for
the past two years — Mrs.
Storchan notes that it gives her
"a sense of purpose to get up in
the morning and get ready for
the class." She also enjoys
other JCC activities, such as
concerts and lectures, when
her busy schedule allows. "It's

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Foot Care


Foot Care
Heel Pain

Medicare and most insurance plans
accepted as payment in full.

DANIEL S. LAZAR, D.P.M. 548-6633

Dorothy Storchan

very warm here," she says.
"You get to know everyone."
The agency. A model for the
country, the Jewish Commu-
nity Center's senior adult pro-
gramming involves a variety of
physical, cultural and rec-
reational activities. Both the
main building in West Bloom-
field and the Jimmy Prentis
Morris branch in Oak Park
also offer a child development
center and programming for
teens and families. There is a
community-wide Jewish sing-
les program, as well as special
cultural and educational
events. The Jewish Commu-
nity Center receives funding
from the Jewish Welfare Fed-
eration's Allied Jewish Cam-




in Interdisciplinary Jewish Studies


offered by


in conjunction with


the Allan/Touro College



Biblical Culture and Thought

Thursdays, March 5 — May 14
7:00 — 9:00 p.m.


Beverly Wolkind


Ecumenical Institute
Offers Dialogue Groups

The Ecumenical Institute for
Jewish-Christian Studies will
offer a lay school and dialogue
group this spring.
Beginning March 5 at 7:30
p.m., Rev. Kenneth Phifer of
the First Unitarian-
Universalist Church of Ann
Arbor will teach a class on
"First Century Jewish-
Christian Relations — What
Went Wrong?" The class will
meet at the institute, located in
the North Congregational
Church, 26275 Northwestern
Hwy., Southfield. The class is
free to members. There is a
registration fee for non-
Three dialogue groups with
Catholic, Jewish and Protes-
tant participants, will meet to
bring people together to in-
crease understanding between
religious groups.
The groups will meet 9:30
a.m. Mondays, beginning
Monday; 9:30 a.m. Thursdays,
beginning Thursday; and 9
a.m. Fridays, beginning March

Next to
Oak Park
Post Office

20. The groups are limited to
20 and will meet at the insti-
tute. Admission is free.
For information, call Bar-
bara Yuhas at the Ecumenical
Institute for Jewish-Christian
Studies, 353-2434.

Southfield Has
Veterans Group

The recently-formed South-
field Veterans Organization
(SVO) invites local veterans to
become involved in its meet-
ings and activities.
According to Southfield Vet-
erans Organization President
Jack Berman, the group's
monthly board meetings are
open to all veterans interested
in promoting veterans causes.
The Southfield Veterans
Organization meets on the sec-
ond Tuesday of each month at
7:30 p.m. at the Southfield
Civic Center. For information,
contact the human resources
department, 354-4864.



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Men and women with a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and a background in
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• 30 credits of course work, including Methodology Seminar (3 credits):
Research Seminar (3 credits).



• Teachers employed in Jewish Day or supplemental schools should check with their principals
regarding tuition subsidies.
• Scholarships are made available from the Jewish community.



Applications and further information can be obtained by writing:


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