Manuela Dviri


Manuela Dviri Vitali Norsa born Padua, Italy January 13, 1949. Italian-Israeli peace activist; author and playwright. Protested war after the death of her soldier son, 1998; received Peres Award for Peace and Reconciliation for saving Palestinian children, 2005.


"We are all 'citizens' of the same world. Why destroy it and destroy ourselves?"

"I believe it will be very difficult to achieve peace and reconciliation without the presence of women at the negotiating table." (quotes and photo Ara Pacis peace initiative/forgiveness)