Conflict and Peace

Noam Shuster-Eliassi

HDS Fellow Is a Jewish Israeli Comic with Palestinian Fans

September 6, 2019
On a recent Wednesday, Noam Shuster-Eliassi strolled around the tiny village in Israel where she grew up, Neve Shalom or "Oasis of Peace," wishing goodbye to her neighbors. The Israeli comedian was heading to Harvard University in just a few days for to serve as a visiting fellow with the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative of the Religious Literacy Project at HDS. There, she will be writing an hourlong comedy show in Hebrew, English, and Arabic. She is calling it, “Coexistence My Ass.”
Executive Education instructors Laura Tuach and Melissa Wood Bartholomew

Executive Education with a Soul

July 2, 2019
Making Change, HDS's summer executive course, is an intensive, four-day class designed to offer a different type of value from those offering management skills or best business practices.
Federica D'Alessandra

Sustaining Peace: The Role of Ethics, Law, and Policy

April 24, 2018

On May 3, the RPP Colloquium dinner series hosted by Religions and the Practice of Peace (RPP) will feature lifelong peace advocate Benjamin B. Ferencz, JD '43 Harvard Law School (HLS), the lead prosecutor and last living prosecutor of the Nüremberg Military Trials. Ahead of this special event, Federica D'Alessandra, Harvard Divinity School (HDS) fellow and RPP adviser, discussed her work with Ferencz and the urgent need to uphold international law and human rights norms in our era.... Read more about Sustaining Peace: The Role of Ethics, Law, and Policy


Video: Claiming God's Peace When Whiteness Stands Its Ground

February 7, 2018

The Annual Greeley Lecture for Peace and Social Justice was delivered by the Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, and examined the social/political and theological implications of whiteness as an impediment to living God’s justice.

Fania Davis and sujatha baliga

Restorative Justice: Spiritual Resources for Sustainable Peace in Communities

October 3, 2017

Religions and the Practice of Peace kicked off its 2017-18 colloquium dinner series October 5 with a talk focusing on the restorative justice approach. It will explore restorative justice, its spiritual dimensions, and the potential contributions of its approach to advancing sustainable peace in communities and the world.... Read more about Restorative Justice: Spiritual Resources for Sustainable Peace in Communities