Former Deputy to the director and acting academic director of the Intellectual Journeys program and projects coordinator of the Sacredness, Religion, and Secularization cluster
Employed at the VLJI until 2021
Gilad has a BA cum laude in history and psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a teaching certificate. He is studying toward an MA in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry and has a Mandel School grant for young scholars in the humanities. He has taught Judaism and Jewish culture, psychology, and history in various frameworks and has participated in a variety of voluntary activities. At the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute he is the director of the community of alumni of the Intellectual Journeys program and is a counselor and tutor in the program during the summer months. He is also a research assistant and project developer in the Sacredness, Religion, and Secularization cluster.