- Work Experience
- Areas of Research
- Courses Taught
- List of Publications
Born and raised on Kibbutz Ma'agan, Jordan Valley. Moved to Tel Aviv in 1988.
Army service: 1975-1977. Second Lieutenant, Artillery. Wounded in Lebanon and recognized as a disabled war veteran
|2007||PhD, Dept. of Media Studies, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam.
Dissertation: The Kibbutz and Israeli Cinema: Deterritorializing Representation and Ideology
|1995||M.A. (with distinction), Dept. of Poetics and Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv University|
|1990||B.A. (with distinction), Dept. of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University|
|1981||Hotel Management Certificate, Program of Hotel Management, Jerusalem University and Tadmore School of Hotel Management|
|2001-present||Academic teaching staff, The Open University of Israel|
|1993-present||Tutor, the Open University of Israel|
|1991-2004||Teaching assistant and lecturer, Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University|
|1987||Reception and Marketing Manager, Kibbutz Ma'agan Hotel|
Areas of Research
- Israeli Cinema
- New German Cinema
- Deleuze and Cinema
- "East and West in Israeli Cinema"
- "Film Art"
- "Israeli Fiction in Film"
- "Classic Film Theory"
- "Modern Film Theory"
- "The Cinema of Wim Wenders"
- "History, Ideology and Deterritorialization: Kibbutz on Screen"
- "The History of Cinema," "Film Art," "Introduction to Israeli Cinema" (Teaching assistant)
List of Publications
"From Representation to Rhizome in Sweet Mud," South Cinema Notebook, 2, 2007 (Hebrew).
"To Hold and To Lose: Kibbutz and Israeli Cinema 1960-1967," in Israeli Fiction and Cinema (ed. Gertz, Lubin, Ne'eman, 1998).
"Israeli Cinema," The Encyclopedia of Middle East Cultures (Oxford Press, 1997).
"Allegory and Interpretation": A critical reading of Walter Benjamin, Paul De Man and Fredric Jameson
"From Alice to Eternity: The Divided Hero in the Cinema of Wim Wenders"
"The Influences of Harold Lloyd on Yasujiru Ozu's Early Films"
"The Western as Serious Parody": A case of literary and cinematic allusion in Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time in the West"
Open University Publications (in Hebrew)
|2001||Study Guide to “East and West in Israeli Cinema”|
|2008||Editor, reader: Essays on Israeli Cinema|