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95, of Southfield, died
March 1, 2013.
She is survived by
her son and daughter-
in-law, David and
Gloria Ruskin of West
ter, Laurie Ruskin;
Ruskin, Julie Ruskin Ohana and Ofer
Ohana; great-grandchildren, Avital and
Mrs. Ruskin was the beloved wife of
the late Harold Ruskin; the loving sister
of the late Louis Brownstein and the
late Hilda Gornbein; the dear sister-
in-law of the late Ruth Brownstein, the
late Abraham Gornbein, the late Edythe
and the late Leon Cutler, the late Philip
and the late Faye Ruskin, and the late
Betty and the late William Yaker.
Interment was at Westwood
Cemetery. Donations may be made to
Hillel Day School, 32200 Middlebelt,
Farmington Hills, MI 48334, www.
hillelday.org.; Frankel Jewish Academy,
6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield, MI
48322, www.frankelja.org; or Young
Judaea, 575 8th Ave., 11th Floor, New
York, NY 10018, www.youngjudaea.org .
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
MILDRED TENEBAUM, 101, of Royal
Oak, died March 1, 2013.
She is survived by her; son, Sanford
Tenebaum of Birmingham; daughter and
son-in-law, Barbara and Arnold Gluck
of Scottsdale, Ariz.; sister, Henrietta
Powers of Bay Harbor, Fla.; grandchil-
dren, Dr. Marci (Craig) Stewart, Carrie
(Paul) Ward; great-grandchildren, Noah,
Aaron, Benjamin, Jack; many loving
family members and friends.
Mrs. Tenebaum was the wife of the
late Newton Tenebaum.
Contributions may be to the
International Myeloma Foundation or
to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Interment was at Machpelah Cemetery.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
• The obituary for Dorraine Zief (Feb.
28) should have stated that arrange-
ments were by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
• The obituary for Marlon Sundheimer
(Feb. 28) should have stated he was the
beloved son of the late Bruno and the
late Bessie Sundheimer.
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March 7 • 2013
Rabbi Met With Palestinians
He had been strongly critical of the
recent "price tag" phenomenon in which
extremist elements in the settlement move-
abbi Menachem Froman, the
ment have carried out arson and vandalism
much-loved rabbi of the Tekoa
attacks against Palestinian civilian and
settlement in the Gush Etzion
region, south of Jerusalem, died on March
After one of the first such attacks in
4, 2013, at the age of 68 after a long battle
2010 against a Palestinian village in
with cancer. He suffered a seri-
.q. the Gush Etzion region where
ous decline in health on Sunday
.5r: a mosque was torched, Froman
and was unconscious and criti-
visited the site of the attack, along
cally ill over the past two days.
with several other prominent area
Froman, a leading figure in
rabbis, to deliver new Korans to
the national-religious movement,
replace those burned in the attack.
The rabbi held talks with for-
was diagnosed with colon cancer
more than two years ago.
mer Fatah and PLO leader Yasser
For many years, Froman
Arafat, Hamas founder Ahmed
Yassin, Palestinian Authority
would give a Torah lesson on
the book of the Zohar, a work of
President Mahmoud Abbas and
Jewish mysticism, every Sunday
many local religious leaders in the
night. The same session was held without
the rabbi at his home in Tekoa this past
In addition, Froman proposed a solution
Sunday night, attended by 200 of Froman's to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict whereby
students and devotees.
the Israeli settlements in the West Bank
Froman had been an advocate for
would remain intact within a sovereign
peace and dialogue with the Palestinians,
Palestinian state. The maverick rabbi also
despite also supporting the settlement
supported Abbas' push for recognition of a
movement since its inception.
Palestinian state at the U.N. in 2011.