See the FACES of the #OHDS Annual fund in an amazing new VIDEO!
The Annual Fund is where you and OHDS come together as partners to support “21st Century Learning” in our school. Click here to learn about what we do and how you can help OHDS students and educators. Please note this year there are generous matches put forth by the Board (for all donors) and an anonymous donor (for new donors & those who make substantial increases) by 12/31/12. Watch the video and learn more here: http://ohdsannualgiving.org/what-is-the-annual-fund/
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…