Yuval Goldfus is a PhD student in philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focuses on the right to privacy and its connection to a social conception of the self. He is a junior research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute and a member of the institute’s working group drafting a proposal for the new Protection of Privacy Bill of Israel. He is also a member of the Privacy and Data Capitalism research group at Tel Aviv University’s Center for Ethics.
Yuval holds an MA in Comparative Religion (with the Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Scholarship), and a BA in philosophy and the honors program of history (magna cum laude) from the Hebrew University.
Alongside his academic activity, Yuval is the co-founder of Ken Lo Shachor Lavan, a project promoting open political dialogue in Israel.
In addition, for many years, prior and alongside his academic studies, Yuval has worked as a web programmer both in the private and in the public sectors.