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04/22/15 - NNHS Newsletter
Yom Ha'Atzmaut
(Israel Independence Day)
The Golani Brigade - Jewish Cavalry Downtown Haifa - 1948


Israel is the very embodiment of Jewish continuity: It is the only nation on earth that inhabits the same land, bears the same name,
 speaks the same language, and worships the same G_d that it did 3,000 years ago. You dig the soil and you find pottery from Davidic times, coins
from Bar Kokhba, and 2,000-year-old scrolls written in a script remarkably like the one that today advertises ice cream at the corner candy store.

- Charles Krauthammer - The Weekly Standard, May 11, 1998
 

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   In all these years we've only managed to observe this here twice before (2006 and 2008), so I really don't want to miss it again this year.

   I don't want to spoil the surprise of these videos by describing them. Trust me, you'll want to see them: 

BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biQtrQpyJGo

BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5GNKd5rico

BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsLZzGW-UIw


HOMEWORK:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yom_Ha'atzmaut

http://myjewishlearning.com/holidays/Modern_Holidays/Yom_Haatzmaut.htm

http://isophorone.blogspot.com/2008/05/yom-haatzmaut.html

http://judaism.about.com/od/israeliholidays/ig/Israel-Independence-Day-Photos.--EF/

http://aish.com/holidays/Israel_Independence_Day/holiday_page.asp


   Today is also Earth Day Plus 45 Years.

BONUS HOMEWORK:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Day

http://www.epa.gov/earthday/

http://earthday.envirolink.org/history.html


HEALTH UPDATE:

   Don Wilson (John Marshall HS - '64), Husband of         My Cousin, Cheryl White Wilson (James Blair HS / John Marshall HS - '64) of VA, has been undergoing chemo for esophageal cancer since Monday, March 23. He is enduring it well, and has even been able to eat solid foods again. He will begin radiation treatments on Monday, May 4. Your continued prayers are requested.

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to Peggy Lovic Hooper-McLain ('57) AND     Gene Shelton ('64) of VA!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   Evelyn Casey Snead ('57) of VA AND Peggy Hartsel Sack ('57)

   Happy Birthday this week to:

24 - Donald Smith ('57) of VA AND My Grandson, Christopher Huber of Alberta;

25 - Lolly Wynne Burke ('57) AND   Bobbie Smith Horwitz of TX;

26 - Deanna Steele Capps ('57) AND The late Linda Decell Sorrell ('63) (deceased 08/13/14) AND   Leslie Decell ('63) of VA AND Deanna Steele Capps ('57) AND Vickie Bonday Goodhart ('63) of VA AND   Becky Braswell Branch ('65) of AR;

27 -     Bill Campbell ('54) of VA AND Genis Bird Crowder Hornsby ('54) AND Barbara Jones ('54);

28 - Marvin Barnes ('65) of VA;

29 -
  Jesse Miller ('63) of VA 
AND   Brenda Davis English ('64) of KS  AND   Mike Sagman ('66) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

April 22, 1915 - The use of poison gas in World War I escalated when chlorine gas was released as a chemical weapon in the Second Battle of Ypres.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

April 22, 1930 - The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States signed the London Naval Treaty regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding.

April 22, 1944 -The 1st Air Commando Group using Sikorsky R-4 helicopters staged the first use of helicopters in combat with CSAR operations in the China-Burma-India theater.

April 22, 1944 - Operation Persecution was initiated – Allied forces landed in the Hollandia (currently known as Jayapura) area of New Guinea.

April 22, 1945 - Prisoners at the Jasenovac concentration camp revolted. 520 were killed and 80 escaped.

April 22, 1945 - Führerbunker: After learning that Soviet forces had taken Eberswalde without a fight, Adolf Hitler admitted defeat in his underground bunker and stated that suicide was his only recourse.


47 YEARS AGO TODAY:


April 22, 1948
- Arab–Israeli War: Haifa, a major port of Israel, was captured from Arab forces.


THIS DAY IN 1965:


Thurs
day, April 22, 1965 - Actress Lauri Hendler was born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Thursday, April 22, 1965 - Football manager Miguel Leal was born António Miguel Nunes Ferraz Leal de Araújo in Marco de Canaveses, Portugal.

Thursday, April 22, 1965 - Ice hockey and soccer player Peter Zezel (Петар Жежељ) was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. He died on May 26, 2009 at the age of 44 of hemolytic anemia in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Thursday, April 22, 1965 - Actor Fikret Kuşkan was born in İstanbul, Turkey.


From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 04/22/15:
 

We cannot achieve lasting happiness by pursuing the wrong things. Someone once said, 'You can never get enough of what you don’t need, because what you don’t need won’t satisfy you.'

- Dallin H. Oaks, October, 1991
(b. 12 Aug 1932)

   Thanks so much, Susan!


   From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 04/21/15 - "The Army's hidden treasure room... (UNCLASSIFIED)":

The Army's hidden treasure room...WORTH THE VIEW !!

http://www.buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/inside-the-armys-spectacular-hidden-treasure-room#.pl6VP6L4Q

  WOWZERONI! Thanks, Billy!


“It's hot as hell as can be.

- Eugene Ormandy, conductor
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar
1985)


  From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 03/26/15 - "Happy Pictures (#12 in a Series of 32)":

  Some are old and some are new, but will make you smile.
This should brighten your day and put a smile on your face!  

   Thank you, Dearest Judy!

 
 


    From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 04/04/15 - "Adorable Cats (#12 in a Series of 20)":

  For the web page ... maybe?

20 adorable photos proving your kids need a cat

   BUT OF COURSE! Thanks, Joan!

 
 


BONUS EARTH DAY CROCHET PATTERNS:

http://onceuponbaby.blogspot.com/2012/04/crochet-swiffer-cover-pattern-and.html - Jennifer's Swiffer Cover - "Happy Earth Day everyone! In celebration, I decided to come up with a pattern for a reusable swiffer cover, to prevent excess waste from using disposable liners. It's very easy and a beginner should be able to manage it."

http://crochet.about.com/od/freecrochetpatterns/tp/earth-day-projects.htm - - "If you'd like to celebrate Earth day with an eco-friendly crochet project or craft project, here are tons of easy and fun ideas -- and free patterns too."


BONUS EARTH DAY RECIPES:

http://allrecipes.com/howto/earth-day/ - Earth Day Recipes - "Honor the Blue Marble--Earth Day is April 22!  Commemorate Earth Day this spring by cooking up some seasonal favorites, or start planning your own kitchen garden..."

http://www.holidays.net/earthday/recipes.htm - Healthy, Wholesome, Vegan-friendly Recipes For Earth Day - "One of the simplest ways to honor Earth Day is to reevaluate your diet. Believe it or not, some of the greatest strains on the environment come from the foods we eat..."


FINALLY:

From http://www.ajokeaday.com - 04/22/15:

A woman was waiting in the checkout line at a shopping center. Her arms were laden with a mop and broom and other cleaning supplies. By her hard glances and deep sighs, it was obvious she was in hurry and not a happy camper about the slowness of the line.

When the cashier called for a price check on a box of soap, the woman remarked indignantly, "Well, I'll be lucky to get out of here and home before Christmas!"

"Don't worry, ma'am," replied the clerk. "With a good tail wind and that brand new broom you have there, you'll be home in no time."


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

2. Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Friday night will be open to all graduates of NNHS; Saturday night will be reserved for 1965 Class members and their guests. CONTACT: Lynn Walker Brothers @ brothersbc@msn.com or Pauline Collins Shofner @ pcshofner@verizon.net
http://nnhs65.com/reunion-class-of-1965/50-Year-Reunion-Letter-2015.docx 


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 04/22/15

BLOG:

http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  
Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol
 

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910-584-8802
 


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HaTikva (The Hope)

The National Anthem of Israel

Written by Naftali Herz Imber (1856-1909)
Melody arranged by Samuel Cohen, an immigrant to Israel from Moldavia, from a musical theme
in Smetana's "Moldau", which is partly based on a Scandinavian folk song

 
Transliteration התקוה
Kol od balevav p'nimah כל עוד בלבב פנימה
Nefesh Yehudi homiyah נפש יהודי הומיה
Ulfa'atey mizrach kadimah ולפאתי מזרח קדימה
Ayin l'tzion tzofiyah עין לציון צופיה
Od lo avdah tikvatenu עוד לא אבדה תקותנו
Hatikvah bat shnot alpayim התקוה בת שנות אלפים
L'hiyot am chofshi b'artzenu להיות עם חופשי בארצנו
Eretz Tzion v'Yerushalayim ארץ ציון וירושלים
  As long as deep in the heart,

The soul of a Jew yearns,

And forward to the East

To Zion, an eye looks

Our hope will not be lost,

The hope of two thousand years,

To be a free nation in our land,

The land of Zion and Jerusalem.
 


"HaTikva" (The National Anthem of Israel) midi, lyrics, and available history courtesy of http://www.science.co.il/Israel-Anthem.asp  - 04/29/06

Vintage Israeli Images courtesy of http://info.jpost.com/2000/Supplements/Haatzmaut/photos/general/8.html - 04/28/06

Gold Star of David clip art used to form Divider Lines courtesy of http://www.wisegorilla.com/images/jewish/ - 12/26/05

Earth Day Logo courtesy of http://my.uen.org/myuen/205828/Home - 04/22/08

John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Thanks, Cheryl!

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late Herbert Hice of MI - one of my Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!

Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06

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