PhD Students

Moran  Avital

Moran Avital

"And Died, and was Gathered unto his People" (Genesis, 25:17), a longitudinal study of the coverage of the death of public figures in the Israeli news media.
Advisors: Prof. Zohar Kampf Prof. Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt
Amanda Bernstein

Amanda Bernstein

Aliyah on screen: A history of Israeli cinema through the lens of Jewish immigration
Advisor: Prof. Raya Morag


Yael  Fischman

Yael Fischman

'Behind every righteous man there is a working woman' , Entrepreneurship among religious mothers: the case study of Jewish Israeli ultra- Orthodox mothers, wives of Kollel students, who established a business enterprise.
Advisors: Prof. Amerita Esther Schely-Newman and Dr. Rivka Neriya Ben Shahar
Hadas Gur-Ze'ev

Hadas Gur-Ze'ev

Gender discourse on digital participatory platforms
Advisor: Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik

Hadas Gur-Ze'ev is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Communication at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She holds a Master’s degree in Communication from the Hebrew University and a Bachelor's degree in Cinema and Television from Tel-Aviv University, as well as professional experience with innovative technologies in the ed-tech and digital entertainment industry.

Her M.A. dissertation, titled “No Geek Girls”: Boundary-work and Gendered Identity in the Israeli Geek Community (advisor: Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik), focused on in-group power dynamics around popular content in the context of changing media environment. Her fields of interest include the intersection of popular culture, social media, gender, and participatory culture in the digital age.