Ada Aharoni is a poet, writer, and professor, who was born in Cairo, Egypt, and now, lives in Haifa, Israel. She has published 2 7 books to date, that have won several prizes and awards. She writes in English, French and Hebrew, and her works have been translated into several languages. She believes that literature and culture can help to heal the urgent ailments of our global village, such as war, conflict, and poverty, and the themes of peace and conflict resolution are major ones throughout her works. She studied at London University, where she received her M. Phil. Degree on Henry Fielding, and at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where she was awarded a Ph.D. on Saul Bellow: Nobel Prize Laureate (1976). She taught English Literature at Haifa University, and Sociology and CR: Conflict Resolution, in the department of Humanities, at the Technion in Haifa. She has been a Guest Lecturer and visiting professor at several American and European universities.
Ada Aharoni is the founder and international President of IFLAC: PAVE PEACE, the International Forum for the Literature and Culture of Peace (1999-2014) that has several active branches for the promotion of peace, and Peace Culture around the world.
Ada Aharoni lives on beautiful Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel, where she dedicates most of her time to writing and researching the Global Culture of Peace.
Books in English by Ada Aharoni
Whispered Thoughts - Haifa Publications, Haifa, Israel, 1970.
From the Pyramids to Mount Carmel - Eked, T.A., Israel, 1979.
Thea: To Alexandria, Jerusalem and Freedom - Dorrance & Co. Bryn Mawr, PA, 1984. ISBN: 0-8059-2922-3. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 84-91127.
Shin Shalom: New Poems - A Bilingual Edition, edited and translated from Hebrew to English by Ada Aharoni - Eked: Tel Aviv, 1985. ISBN: 965-90139-4-9.
A Song to Life and to World Peace, ed. A. Aharoni, Mike Scheidemann et al. Posner and Sons, Jerusalem, 1993. ISBN 965-219-013-6.
From the Nile to the Jordan - Tamuz, 1994, M.Lachman, 1997. ISBN: 965-90139-0-6.
Peace Flower: A Space Adventure - Lachman, Haifa, 1994, 1996. ISBN: 965-90139. A Spoken Book Taped Edition was published by Ladybug Press, Ca., 1999.
Memoirs from Alexandria: Not In Your War Anymore - Hatikhon, G. Farah, Shfar-Am, 1997. ISBN: 965-90139-2-2.
Galim Literary Magazine, nos 1 - 8, edited Ada Aharoni - Tammuz, Tel-Aviv 1985- 1996.
Waves of Peace: In the Memory of Yitzhak Rabin, Galim 8, edited Ada Aharoni and Judith Zilbershtein, Hatichon: Shfaram, 1997. ISBN 965-222-774-9.
Peace Poems, A Bi-lingual Edition - Preface by M. Fawzi Deif, Cairo University, M. Lachman, Haifa, 1997.
Not In Vain: An Extraordinary Life - Ladybug Publishing House, California, 1998. ISBN 1-889409-18-(pbk)
Rare Flower: Dignity Press 2013, USA.
Lirit: Poetry Israel, Founded and Edited by Ada Aharoni, Electronic Magazine on Internet, the Hebrew Writers Association, Agudat Ha-Sofrim Ha-Ivrim,Tel Aviv, no. 1- 1997, no.2 - 1998.
Horizon: Pave Peace Through Culture and Literature (PTLC), Electronic Magazine, nos. 1 - 3. IPRA: The International Peace Research Association, 1996 - 1998.
Articles: A hundred and twelve of Ada Aharoni's articles were published in professional journals and magazines, from 1967 - 2014.
Ada's poems were put to music by Maxine Shapiro, Robert Nissenson, and Yigal Alfassi. They are sung by Revital Levanon and Anat Yagen, and they appeared on several records and discs, and played on radio and TV (1990 - 2014)
You and I Can Change the World: Toward 2000, Micha Lachman, Haifa, 1999.
Women Create A World Beyond War and Violence, Micha Lachman,Haifa, 2002.
Rare Flower, Dignity Press, USA (2012).
Three E-Books and C.D’s: 1. You and I, 2. Peace Flower, 3. Women and