About

Samuel Thrope

Samuel Thrope is a writer, editor, and translator based in Jerusalem. Born and raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, Thrope earned his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, and has taught at the Hebrew University.

He has written for Monocle Magazine, BBC NewsAeonthe Nation, the Daily Beast, Haaretz, and Tablet, and is a regular contributor to Israel Story. He is a former deputy managing editor at The Jerusalem Post, and former selector for the Islam and Middle East Collection at the National Library of Israel.

His translation of Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s The Israeli Republic was published in 2017 by Restless Books. With Roberta Cassagrande-Kim and Raquel Ukeles, he edited the 2018 exhibition catalogue Romance and Reason: Islamic Transformations of the Classical Past.

Contact him at samuel [dot] thrope [at] gmail [dot] com, or on Twitter @Samuelthrope.