Strong Workout Ethic
Bill goes to Powerhouse, but usually in the afternoon,
robust 72, Carolyn
working out with his wife. "She's way too advanced for
Nosanchuk can be found
working out most mornings
Also exercising at the gym are their daughters, Bonnie
at Powerhouse Gym in West
Nosanchuk of Royal Oak and Karen Wechsler of West
Bloomfield — providing inspiration to
Bloomfield, and Karen's children, Amy Wechsler, 17, a stu-
clients and staff alike.
at Cranbrook Kingswood in Bloomfield Hills, and
"I started because of a problem I was
Wechsler, 15, of Andover High in Bloomfield
having with my knees," said the
Bloomfield Township resident.
Carolyn Nosanchuk said with a laugh, "People tell me,
The sports-medicine doctor treating
`Do you know how unusual it is for a boy to want to go to
the gym with his grandmother?' David has changed his
a new knee just yet. Instead, he told her,
Special to the
working out with weights."
the best thing she could do for herself
with Nosanchuk's abilities, personal trainer
an anecdote of how "Carolyn was able to
"From his office, I went immediately
feeder in her back yard when she was 70.
to Powerhouse Gym," she said.
wait for someone to help her.
She knew her doctor worked out there.
"That's how strong she is. And her mind is just as
Sue Kerwin of West Bloomfield, a nurse and personal
trainer, said she has been working with Nosanchuk at the
gym "off and on now for about
While Nosanchuk follows a
routine there, she may turn to
Kerwin for help "with stretch-
ing, balance and things I can't
do for myself on exercise
equipment. She has something
different for me every week."
Nosanchuk also inspires her
family members,to better fit-
ness. Before heading to the
gym, she and her husband,
Bill, a semi-retired builder,
often enjoy a three- to four-
"Yesterday, we went crazy,"
Bill said about a recent, warm
autumn morning. "We went
five-and-half, maybe six miles,
just to see if we could do it.
"I'm not going to do that ,
"Oh, yes, he is!" Carolyn .
The Nosachuk-Wechsler family at the gym, front row: Bonnie Nosanchuk and Amy Wechsler;
back: David Wechsler, Carolyn Nosanchuk, Karen Nosanchuk and Bill Nosanchuk.
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least we can do today is insist that our
holiest site not be undermined."
— Gag Rosenblatt, editor of the 'New
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"The enemy that we have to fight is
not the Palestinians. It's the unbeliev-
able ignorance of most Jewish young
people to the beauty and centrality of
Israel in their Jewish lives."
Richard Joel, president of Hillel•
The Foundation for Jewish Campus
Life, as quoted by JTA.
"It's hard to explain this word, hard to
translate it. Hamatzav' is our friend.
We know it. It is a citizen of this
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the popular phrase that means "the situ-
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— like the ongoing Palestinian intifada
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We won't find a minyan*
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* the quorum of 10 Jewish men
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