From the Nile to the Jordan is a historical novel about mid-twentieth century Egypt and Israel. It relates the tragic events of the Second Exodus and the uprooting of the Jewish community from Egypt after the establishment of Israel in 1948.
Review Beautiful, heroic and fascinating! The book divulges a whole epic saga that is a part of history which is still quite unknown. A. B. Yehoshua I read this exciting book in one breath, it opened a secret door which was totally unknown to me! Review by Literary Critic Aharon Megged Inbar, the heroine of this superb novel, is a fascinating woman who regards herself as equal to any manץ The Chronicle (October 1995) This is a book from a different direction. The publication of this exciting and revealing novel is timely and is to be highly praised. The Literary Review This is a book from a different direction. The publication of this fascinating novel is to be highly praised. The Jerusalem Post, November 1994 War, conflict, and the tragedy of uprooting of a whole culture are treated by Aharoni with skill and depth. Haaretz Magazine (October 1994)
Ada Aharoni is a poet, writer, and professor of Conflict Resolution, who was born in Cairo, Egypt, and now lives in Haifa, Israel. She has published 35 books to date, that have won her international acclaim. 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, poverty, and equality for women. 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 PhD. on Saul Bellow: Nobel Prize for literature Laureate (1976): "The Inner Voice of Saul Bellow's Works." 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 European and American Universities, including her sabbatical at the university of Pennsylvania. Her first novel, "The Second Exodus", was published in 1983, and "To Alexandria, Jerusalem and Freedom," appeared in 1985. Her historical novel: "From The Nile to The Jordan," was first published in 1994; a new enlarged "Best Seller" edition was published in 2017 and in 2019. In 1996 she published "The Peace Flower," a fantasy for young and old, which has been compared to St. Exupery’s Little Prince.