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Prof. John Gal
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מחזיק בקתדרה Centraide - L. Jacques Menard Chair In Social Work For The Study Of Volunteer And Nonprofit Organizations
חדר 519
02-5882159
john.gal@mail.huji.ac.il

 

 

John Gal

E-mail: john.gal@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Higher Education

1996-1997 Postdoctoral Studies (London School of Economics)

1990-1996 Ph.D., (Hebrew University)

1984-1989 M.A. (Tel Aviv University)

1980-1984 B.A., (Tel Aviv University)

 

Awards and Excellence Scholarships (Within the Past Five Years)

Ministry of Welfare Award for Outstanding Contribution to Social Work and the Welfare State, 2019

Centreid - L. Jacque Menard Chair in Social Work for the Study of Volunteer and Nonprofit Organizations, 2015

Visiting Scholar, Silver School of Social Work, New York University, 2014-2015

ESPAnet Prize for an Outstanding Contribution to Social Policy Research, 2014

 

Appointments at the Hebrew University

2010 Full Professor

2006 - 2010 Associate Professor

2001 - 2006 Senior Lecturer

1997 - 2001 Lecturer

 

Additional Functions (Within the Past Five Years)

Joint Head of the Center for Social Work and Employment, Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Principal Researcher and Welfare Policy Chair, Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel

Associate Editor, International Journal of Social Welfare

Joint Series Editor, Research in Social Work, Policy Press and European Social Work Research Association

Chair of the Full Professor Promotion Committee in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Hebrew University

 

Research Grants (Within the Past Five Years)

2019-2020 NII “ Passport Benefits in Israel”, Momi Dahan, Avishai Benish, Roni Holler, $60, 300.

2017-2018 NII “Active take-up”, Mimi Ajzenstadt, Avishai Benish, Roni Holler, $35,000.

2017-2019 GIF “ The transnational history of social work between Germany and Israel in the 1930s and 1940s”, Stefan Kongeter, €150,000.

2014-2016 Davis Institute "Gender, civil society and welfare in international comparative perspective", Michal Almog-Bar, $15,000.

2013-2015 IASSW "When Academia and Policy Meet", $5000.

2014-2016 ISF "When Knowledge, Social Work and Social Policy Meet", Idit Weiss-Gal, $40,000.

2013-2016 EU FP7 “European Citizenship”, David Levi Faur, EUR 100,000.

 

List of Publication (Within the Past Five Years)

 

Books & Edited Books

Gal, J. and Holler, R. (eds.). (2019). 'Justice instead of charity': Chapters in the Development of Social Work in Israel. Beer Sheva: Ben Gurion Institute.

Gal, J. and Benish, A. (eds). (2018). For the welfare state: Selected essays by Abraham Doron. Tel Aviv: Resling. (Hebrew)

Gal, J. and Weiss-Gal, I. (eds.). (2017). Where academia and policy meet. Bristol: Policy Press.

 

Chapters in Collections

Shavit, Y., Friedman, Y., Gal, J. & Vaknin, D. (2019). Poverty in early childhood and inequality in education. In H. Ayalon, N. Blass, Y. Feniger & Y. Shavit (eds), Educational Inequality in Israel: From Research to Policy. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Gal, J. and Bleikh, H. (2019). The welfare system: An overview. In A. Weiss (ed.), The State of the Nation Report 2019. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Weiss-Gal, I. & Gal, J. (2019). Social work academia and social policy in Israel. In Klammer. U., Leiber, S. & Leitner, S. (eds), Social Work and the Making of Social Policy. Bristol: Policy Press.

Avnir, Y. & Gal, J. (2019). Settlement Houses and the origins of social work in Mandatory Palestine. In Gal, J. and Holler, R. (eds.), 'Justice Instead of Charity': Chapters in the Development of Social Work in Israel. Beer Sheva: Ben Gurion Institute.

Holler, R. & Gal, J. (2019). Introduction: Exploring the history of social work in Israel. In Gal, J. and Holler, R. (eds.), 'Justice Instead of Charity': Chapters in the Development of Social Work in Israel. Beer Sheva: Ben Gurion Institute.

Jawad, R. & Gal, J. (2019). The Middle East. In B. Greve (ed), The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State. (Second Edition). London: Routledge.

Gal, J. and Madhala, S. (2018). The social welfare system: An overview. In A. Weiss (ed.), The State of the Nation Report 2018. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Luppi, M. Oomkens, R. & Gal. J. (2018). Precarious migrant care workers in Italy, Israel and the UK. In T. Knijn & M. Naldini (eds.), Gender and Generational Division in EU Citizenship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Shalev, M. & Gal, J. (2018). Bullets and benefits in the Israeli welfare state. In Herbert Obinger, Klaus Petersen & Peter Starke (eds), Warfare and Welfare. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gal, J. (2018). The historical development of the welfare state in Israel. In J. Gal & A. Benish (eds), For the Welfare State: Selected Essays by Abraham Doron. Tel Aviv: Resling.

Gal, J., Madhala, S. and Bleikh, H. (2017). Social service budgeting in local authorities. In A. Weiss (ed.), The State of the Nation Report 2017. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Gal, J. and Madhala, S. (2017). Developments in Israeli social welfare policy. In A. Weiss (ed.), The State of the Nation Report 2017. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Gal, J. (2017). The Israeli Welfare State System: With Special Reference to Social Inclusion. In C. Aspalter (ed.), The Routledge International Handbook to Welfare State Systems. London: Routledge.

Weiss-Gal, I. and Gal, J. (2017). Conclusion. In J. Gal and I. Weiss-Gal, (eds.), Where Academia and Policy Meet. Bristol: Policy Press.

Weiss-Gal, I. and Gal, J. (2017). Where academia and policy meet in Israel. In J. Gal and I. Weiss-Gal, (eds.), Where Academia and Policy Meet. Bristol: Policy Press.

Gal, J. and Weiss-Gal, I. (2017). Where academia and policy meet: An introduction. In J. Gal and I. Weiss-Gal, (eds.), Where Academia and Policy Meet. Bristol: Policy Press.

Madhala-Brik, S. and Gal, J. (2016). The outsourcing of welfare services: Trends and changes. In A. Weiss, (eds.), The State of the Nation Report 2016. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Gal, J. and Madhala-Brik, S. (2016). Public spending on social welfare. In A. Weiss, (eds.), The State of the Nation Report 2016. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

Gal, J. & Madhala-Brik, S. (2015). Social welfare expenditure. In D. Chernichovsky, D. & A. Weiss, (eds.), The State of the Nation Report 2015. Jerusalem: Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel.

 

Journal Articles

Gal, J. & Weiss-Gal, I. (2020). Social workers and the policy process: When does opportunity knock? Journal of Policy Practice and Research, 1, 6-22.

Weiss-Gal, I., Gal, J., Schwartz-Tayri, T., Gewirtz-Meydan, A. & Sommerfeld, D. (2020). Social workers' policy practice in Israel: Internal, indirect, informal and role contingent. European Journal of Social Work, 23(2), 203-214.

Weiss-Gal, I. & Gal, J. (2020). Explaining the policy practice of community social workers. Journal of Social Work, 20:2, 216-233.

Weiss-Gal, I. & Gal, J. (2019). Social work educators and social policy: A cross-professional perspective. European Journal of Social Work, 22:1, 145-157.

Elmaliach-Mankita, H., Weiss-Gal, I. & Gal, J. (2019). Preparing Social Workers to Affect Policy: The Parliament as a Venue for Training. Social Work Education, 38:4, 530-54.123. 124. 125.

Lightfoot, L., Gal, J. & Weiss-Gal, I. (2018). Social policy in social work doctoral programs in the United States. Research on Social Work Practice, 28:3, 234-242.

Weiss-Gal, I. & Gal, J. (2017). Academia, social work and social policy: What can we learn from faculty engaged in social policy formulation? Social Security,10, 85-118 (Hebrew).

Weiss-Gal, I, Gal, J. & Schwartz-Tayri, T. M. (2017). Teacher, researcher and…policy actor? Social work academics' involvement in social policy. Social Policy and Administration, 51:5, 776-795.

Keidar, E. & Gal, J. (2017). The policy process of formulating adjusted minimum wage policy: Israel as a case study, Social Security, 102 (Hebrew),

Gal, J. & Kongeter, S. (2016). Exploring the transnational translation of ideas: German social work education in Palestine in the 1930s and 1940s. Transnational Social Review, 6:3, 262-279.

Gewirtz-Meidany, A., Weiss-Gal, I. & Gal, J. (2016). Social workers' policy practice in nonprofit human service organizations in Israel. British Journal of Social Work, 46, 1890–1908.

Gal, J. & Weiss-Gal, I. (2015). The “why” and the “how” of policy practice: An eight country comparison. British Journal of Social Work, 45:4, 1083-1101.

Almog-Bar, M., Weiss-Gal, I. & Gal, J. (2015). Bringing public policy into policy practice. Journal of Social Work, 15(4), 390-408.

Ajzenstadt, M. & Gal, J. (2015). Social work and the construction of poverty in Palestine in the 1930s. Qualitative Social Work, 14, 154-169.