Eleanor's failure to force her husband to admit more refugees remained her deepest regret at the end of her life.
-Doris Kearns Goodwin
- No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. 1994. ISBN 978-0-671-64240-2.
"Not enough jobs", "might be spies or communists", "it's not our problem" were commonly voiced
sentiments at the time. As we face another era of mass human displacement, these same words are being repeated.
|Rue des Rosiers, in the Jewish quarter of Paris, displays another piece of "wall art." French Jews were deported from this neighbourhood during WW2 and the street was the site of a terrorist bombing in 1982.|
Last night, my small reading/discussion group talked about "little acts of welcome and assistance."
None of us has the power to end a civil war on the other side of the world nor to eliminate terrorism but we each have some small skill that might be of use in the resettlement process.
|The Mexican artists are some of the most skilled muralists.|