Shiran is originally from Degania Bet. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Jewish Studies and is finishing up his Master’s in Hebrew Linguistics. Shiran teaches in “Beit Chinuch” in Jerusalem and at the Rothberg International School at Hebrew University. In the past four years, he has guided groups of teens, soldiers, police officers and teachers about issues surrounding Jewish- Israeli identity through the “Gesher”organization. He currently works at the non- profit organization “New Spirit” (“Ruach Chadasha”) in Jerusalem.