Laudatory Speech

with Eti Livni and Julliet Kahwaji, Women Wage Peace Foto: Melanie Öhlenbach

Women Wage Peace
International Bremen Peace Prize 2019, Foundation die schwelle
Bremen City Hall, 15 November 2019

International Bremen Peace Prize 2019, Foundation die schwelle
Laudatory Speech Women Wage Peace
Bremen city hall, 15 November 2019
Alexandra Senfft

Shalom, dear Eti, Salamat, dear Jullet!
I am very happy that both of you are here today on behalf of Women Wage Peace to receive the Peace Award 2109 given by the schwelle Foundation and to present your movement here in Bremen.

Dear audience,
I invite you to make the acquaintance of two courageous and unusual women: Eti Livni, a Jewish Israeli woman from Tel Aviv, lawyer, former Knesset member – and Julliet Kahwaji, a Palestinian Israeli woman from Akko, Arabic teacher, educationalist. Despite their many differences, they also have a lot in common: Both are mediators, women activists and each of them is the mother of three children. However, the strongest bond between them is their pursuit for peace in the Middle East as members of Women Wage Peace.

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Events 2019

Book presentations, lectures, podium discussions, moderating talks and other appearances in 2019

Queens University, Stan Greenspon Center, Charlotte, North Carolina

Women Wage Peace, Award
Laudatory Speech: Alexandra Senfft
15 November 2019
Rathaus Bremen

Cambridge, MA (USA)
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
“Germany and Israel: Changing Dynamics of a Complex Relationship” CMES, Harvard University, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Birmingham, Alabama (USA)
Thursday, 25th April, 2019
The Long Shadow of the Perpetrators”
Temple Emanu-El in co-operation with the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center, Birmingham, Alabama (USA)

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