a-thon, exercise cool downs, im-
portant health tips and informa-
tion, blood pressure testing, a
raffle, and healthful snacks.
Participants are asked to dress
appropriately for the outdoor ath-
letic activities. Hats, sunscreen,
comfortable clothing, and good
walking shoes are recommend-
ed. In the event of rain, activities
will be moved indoors.
A $1 donation is suggested for
participants, and all proceeds will
go to the American Heart Associ-
ation. Prizes for the raffle include
a three-month membership to the
JCC Health Club, a sports bag,
and a cookbook. Participants
must be present to win the raffle.
To register for National Senior
Fitness Day, contact Reva Nel-
son, 967-4240; or Leslee Magid-
Boxes of photographs and me-
mentos which chronicle the first
50 years of the American Jewish
Committee's Detroit Chapter will
become a traveling exhibit pre-
viewed by members and friends
of AJC at a 7 p.m. reception on
Thursday, June 8, at the Detroit
Public Library, site of the 50th
Anniversary Celebration and An-
The foresight of prominent
members of Detroit's Jewish com-
munity who founded th e Chap-
ter in 1945 - Leo Butzel, Fred
Butzel, Israel Himelhoch, Abra-
ham Srere and Henry Wineman
- will be recalled through the
theme "A Time of Change, A
Time of Challenge." AJC will rec-
ognize the descendants of its
founding fathers and also ac-
knowledge five decades of con-
tributions by its Jewish and
non-Jewish coalition partners.
The program is free but seat-
ing is limited. For information,
call the AJC office, (810) 646-7686.
Kitchen Table III is a morning
class for moms and their babies,
birth through 15 months. Ruth
Beresh leads the class at the Ap-
plebaum Parenting Center
Wednesday, May 17, at 9:30 a.m.
Evenings at the Kitchen Table
is made up of evenings for moms
and their babies birth through 15
months Join facilitator Ruth PNAI (Parents of North Ameri-
Beresh for this class Tuesday, can Israelis) will present Allan
May 16, from 7-8 p.m.
Gale, who will speak on "The
Healthy Moms, Happy Babies Changing Relationship—Amer-
is an exercise class for moms with ican Jewry and Israel," on Tues-
babies up to one year old. Aero- day evening, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.
bics and walking (weather per- at the Max Fisher Building.
mitting) May 16 from 10-11 a.m.
Mr. Gale is the associate di-
Baby-sitting is available by reser- rector of the Jewish Community
For information, call Ruth
The community is invited at
Beresh, 681-5353; these classes no charge. For information, call
have a fee.
Shoshana Wolok, (8100 968-
Rabbi Herschel Finman will in-
troduce three new classes on Sun-
day nights beginning Sunday,
May 7, and continuing through
June in his home, 23610 Gard-
ner in Oak Park. The three class-
es will be in portion of the week,
6:30 -7:30 p.m.; Tanya, 7:30-8:30
p.m., and advanced Chassidus,
The Parsha class will begin
with Parshas Kedoshim which fo-
cuses on achieving a higher state
of being through doing physical
acts. The Tanya class will begin
a section which deals with in-
putting faith into one's daily life.
The advanced Chassidus class
will learn about the counting of
All classes are free and open to
the general public. No knowledge
of Hebrew or Judaism is required
for the parsha or tanya classes.
For information, contact Rabbi
Fineman, (810) 542-5087.
Jewish Family Service, through
an endowment established by
Reva Stocker, will present the
second annual Reva Stocker Ed-
ucational Lecture Series with
Christina Crawford as the fea-
tured guest speaker.
Ms. Crawford, an advocate for
the rights of women and children
and a pioneer in making child
abuse an issue of national con-
cern, is the author of the recent-
ly published No Safe Place and
the previously published Mom,
mie Dearest and Survivor. She
will address the topic "From Vi-
olence to Healing."
The lecture will be offered at
no charge to the community on
Wednesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m.
at the Applebaum Parenting
Center in West Bloomfield. For
information and guaranteed seat-
ing, contact Jewish Family Ser-
vice, (810) 559-1500.
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