Yuval Rivlin

Yoval Rivlin
Academic adviser to the Opening the Week series; Moderator of the series Myth, Thought, and Cinema
Fields of Practice: 
Writer and lecturer on cinema and history
Study of the cinematic text not only as artistically important but also as reflecting and shaping modern identity in general and modern Jewish identity in particular

Born in Jerusalem. Yeshiva education (rabbinical track in Beit Morasha in Jerusalem). Earned a BA in literature and history from the Open University and an MA in Jewish history from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A doctoral candidate and teaching in a variety of educational and academic institutions.