Randy Rosenthal

Randy Rosenthal has a master’s degree in theological studies from Harvard University, where he teaches writing. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many other publications.

The Creature Eating Its Tail

From progress to death wish

by Randy Rosenthal | Monday, January 15, 2024

From Mandate to Nation State

How a failed Arab rebellion ensured Israel’s survival

by Randy Rosenthal | Monday, March 06, 2023

Zeal of the Convert

A new biography charts a Peruvian seeker’s spiritual quest

by Randy Rosenthal | Thursday, September 01, 2022

Kerouac at 100

He led readers to bohemian rhapsodies, then Buddhism

by Randy Rosenthal | Thursday, March 10, 2022

Tales of Mercy and Sacrifice

An Italian scholar’s exploration of the Hebrew Bible

by Randy Rosenthal | Monday, January 24, 2022

God Enraged

The Bible’s many catastrophes see the divine as a source, not a solution

by Randy Rosenthal | Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Searching for Amos Oz in Jerusalem

The acclaimed novelist, who died in 2018, translated Israeli reality

by Randy Rosenthal | Monday, March 02, 2020