Erel was born in 1988 in Israel. He is a graduate with honors from the College of Management with a degree in Business Administration & Accounting. He is currently working on his Master’s degree in Business Administration (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) at the IDC Herzliya. Alongside his volunteer-work for OneDay, he is currently working full-time as a Senior accountant at Ernst & Young (E&Y). He is an alumni of the StandWithUs Fellowship and the Jewish Federation on Greater Metro-West.