Yair Assulin is a thinker and author. writes a weekly cultural-political column for "Haaretz". He is an award-winning author of the novels: The Drive (2011), and The Things Themselves (2014), the longform poem Munich (2014) and editor and creator of “Hear My Voice: New Old Psalms” (2017). Awarded the Sapir Prize for Debut Fiction, The Prime minister Prize for authors and the Ministry of culture prize. He edits scripts and teaches writing and philosophy. Served as an artistic advisor for "Hot" (drama) and for "Chanel 8" (documentary). He was the chief artistic advisor for the Gesher Multicultural Film Fund and the Avi Chai/Gesher Film and Media Collaborative. Presented segment on current events and the Bible in a central current-events television program and hosts weekly radio program on philosophy, culture and the Israeli society at the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and he is a graduate of the Mandel Leadership Institute. Was a visiting lecture at Yale University.