“It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
are troubled with troubles almost every minute.
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,
for the places and people you're lucky you're not.”
“We need to become more aware of how rapidly the definitions of what it means to be Jewish are changing. The philanthropic community must not shy away from confronting the difficult issues of identity and continuity these transformations raise.”
“The Jewish Agency for Israel has learned important lessons from its previous experience in the initial absorption of immigrants from Ethiopia and is confident that the immigration and absorption of the current wave of immigration from Ethiopia will be successful.”