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Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322,
Hannan Memorial Foundation, 4750
Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201,
www.hannan.org; Jewish National
Fund, 60 Revere Drive, Suite 960,
Northbrook, IL 60062, www.jnf. org; or
Hospice of Michigan, 400 Mack Ave.,
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SHIRLEY F. BURNS, 91, of
Birmingham, died Feb. 3, 2013.
She is survived by her sons and
daughters-in-law, Ronald Burns of Los
Angeles, Calif., Douglas and Susan
Burns of Pontiac, Paul and Tatianna
Burns of Auburn Hills; daughter
and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Barry
Powers of Birmingham; grandchil-
dren, Levy Burns, Andrew Powers,
Reed Powers, Chase Powers, Griffin
Powers; many other loving family
members and friends.
Contributions may be made to the
Natural Resources Defense Council or
to an animal or environmental agency.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
Rabbi David Hartman
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Rabbi David
Hartman, a Judaic scholar who
founded the Shalom Hartman
Institute in Jerusalem, died Feb. 9,
2013, at age 81.
In 1971, Rabbi
Hartman and his
wife, Bobbi, and
their five chil-
dren moved to
Israel with plans
to establish an
address the criti-
cal contemporary challenges facing
the Jewish people. Five years later,
he founded the Shalom Hartman
Institute, named for his father.
He also worked as a professor of
Jewish thought at Hebrew University
for more than 20 years. In addition,
he advised several Israeli prime
ministers on Israel-Diaspora rela-
tions and religious pluralism.
Born in New York, Hartman stud-
ied at Yeshiva Chaim Berlin and the
Lubavitch Yeshiva. He also studied
with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik
before receiving his rabbinical
ordination from Yeshiva University
in New York in 1953. He earned a
doctorate in philosophy from McGill
University in Montreal.
Among his many awards, he won
two National Jewish Book Awards.
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