Perspectives on the Crisis in Israel/Palestine with Harvard Divinity School’s Assistant Dean of Religion and Public Life, Dr. Hussein Rashid & Gregory Khalil, President of Telos — a Washington D.C. based peace-building movement — in conversation with Kathryn Stanley
Video: Faith in Action: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Solidarity for Just Peace in Times of Conflict
This dialogue was held between three scholar-practitioners who drew inspiration from their respective faiths in order to advocate for a just peace. This talk provided an opportunity for a deep discussion of faith-based activism, liberatory readings of theological texts, and the complex and, at times, controversial role of multi-faith and international solidarity in the Palestinian liberation movement during times of crisis.
This event took place October 18, 2023.
The Leading Toward Justice series features panel discussions spotlighting alumni impact in the world and the critical importance of religious literacy and ethical practices in secular or public professions.
Moderated by Hussein Rashid, MTS ’98, PhD ’10, assistant dean of religion and public life at Harvard Divinity School.
- Pierre Berastain, AB 10, MDiv ’14 | Chief Strategy & Operations Officer, Caminar Latino – Latinos United for Peace and Equity
- Lane Dilg, MTS ’01 | Global Government Partnerships Lead, OpenAI
- Jack Jenkins, MDiv ’12 | National Reporter, Religion News Service
- Yasmeen Shaheen-McConnell, MTS ’13 | Director of Strategic Partnerships, AmeriCorps
This event is free and open to the public.
More information here
I'll be speaking on a panel for Values and Voices.
American Values, Religious Voices: 100 Days, 100 Letters is a national nonpartisan campaign bringing together scholars of diverse faiths to speak to our leaders in Washington, DC and a wider interfaith following about the religious texts and teachings connected to our American values and the pressing issues our day. Gain insight from these religious thought leaders who provide hope and unity during a time of hardship and division and challenge us to live up to our nation's highest ideals.
The event is free, but does require registration here.
AVACGIS Guest Lecture Series with Hussein Rashid, on "Making the US: Muslims, Race, and Class", moderated by Jennifer Victor (George Mason University) | November 10, 2020: islamicstudiescenter.gmu.edu/events/11587
AVACGIS Guest Lecture Series with Hussein Rashid, on "Making the US: Muslims, Race, and Class", moderated by Jennifer Victor (George Mason University) | November 10, 2020:
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I was asked by the Convention on Founding Principles to join an interfaith invocation. While I do not agree with all the platform points of the group, it was a good opportunity to join other progressives to demonstrate that we can work together, as long as we do not deny each other's humanity.
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