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Women Poems by Ada Aharoni, including "Peace Is a Woman and a Mother," "A Bridge of Peace," "Cosmic Woman," "Woman of No Time," "Eve's Defense," "The More Interesting Life," "Grandmother and the Wolf," and "You Cannot Bomb Me Anymore." More poems in the Poetry section.

WomensRadioSpeak Up! is a show on WomensRadio in which guests are invited to talk about issues concerning women. In an interview with the Speak Up! Host Pat Lynch, Ada talked about IFLAC and the necessity of building bridges of peace.

Listen to the interview, Peace by Building Bridges, at WomensRadio.

Women Weaving the World - "Our World will change as women voice their views, weave their values and lead the way."

In May 2008, Ada received the Emissary of Peace Award, presented by WICO - Women's International Coalition for Culture of Peace, Non-Violence and Empowered Women:

"Recognizing your dedication and accomplishment service to the cause of World Peace, particularly through efforts that promote reconciliation among all people, going beyond barriers of Race, Religion, Nationality, Ideology and building Culture of Peace, Non-Violence and Empowered Women."

Letters from Sister Mary Odile - Ada Aharoni was born in Cairo, Egypt. In 1996, 45 years after she left Egypt, Ada received these two beautiful letters from one of her former teachers, Sister Mary Odile.

Letter to Kadreya - Ada's letter to an Arab school friend in Egypt. Ada sent this letter and her poem From Haifa to Near Faraway Cairo to the Egyptian President Anwar El-Sadat.

The Woman Who Built the Peace Bridge: Ada Aharoni - A description of Ada's work, published in Nguyen Bich Lan's Anthology "The Women Who Change the World." The Anthology is in Vietnamese.

The Bridge (LENA): Jewish and Arab Women for Peace in the Middle East. The Bridge was founded by Israeli and Arab/Palestinian women in 1975. Ada was one of its founders.

Three Women Poems - Written by Soad Sabah, Kuwaitian Princess and Poet: "At the Beginning Woman was Merely Feminine," "Return to the Coop," and "Chief and Mentor." Ada translated the poems into English.

The True Status of Women in Islamic Law - By Celine Leduc.

A Portrait of Nonie Darwish - Arabs for Israel.

To Shirin Ebadi - Poem by Paulo Coelho to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi, read at the Nobel Peaze Prize Concert 2003.

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Isn't it...? Yes, it is Ada with Richard Gere, in Faradis (June 3, 2003) at a Jewish and Arab "Women for Peace and Reconciliation Meeting."

Ada reading poetry at the same meeting. Richard Gere is at the back listening to Ada's poetry. He loved it!

Gather the Women Congress in Dallas, 2004. Ada with Palestinian Ibtisam and Mona, singing Peace songs on the stage.

Also from the Women Congress in Dallas. A group of international women participants from 18 countries around the world. Ada is near Michelle from Kenya, who was so proud her friend in Kenya, Wangari Maathai, got the Nobel Peace Prize the same week.

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