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Yuval Rivlin

Traditional and Modern Identity in the Films by Jewish Immigrants to Hollywood

Lives in Jerusalem. Graduate of Beit Morasha in Jerusalem on the track for rabbinical ordination. Undergraduate B.A. Studies at The Open University, in the subjects of Literature and History, Master’s Degree Studies at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Research track, Jewish History. Currently writing his PhD study under the guidance of Prof. Richard I. Cohen and Dr. Ilan Avisar on the subject: “Traditional and Modern Identity in the Films by Jewish Immigrants to Hollywood” (1933 – 1942).

Teaches History and film at a variety of institutes including The Herzog College; The Yaacov Herzog Center for Jewish Studies; The Schechter Institute in Jerusalem Ma’aleh School of Television, Film and the Arts and The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

Selected Publications

Yuval Rivlin, The Mouse that Roared: Jewish Identity in American and Israeli Cinema. Jerusalem: Tobypress 2009.