Shana BaAretz Faculty

Rav Yoel Bin Nun, PhD., who teaches Tanach at Nishmat, is among the most influential and innovative Torah educators in the world. His scholarship and teaching have contributed greatly to the flowering of Tanach study in yeshivot. Rav Bin Nun was among the founders of Yeshivat Har Etzion. In 1986, he established Michlelet Yaakov Herzog for training Jewish Studies teachers, especially in Tanach instruction. Between 2000-2006 he served as the Rosh Ha-Yeshiva of Yeshivat HaKibbutz HaDati in Ein Tzurim. He has published many books and articles on topics within Tanach, some of which are available on websites including and He was among those who fought in the Six-Day War to recapture the Old City of Jerusalem. Rav Bin Nun received his rabbinic training at Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav and his Ph.D. from Hebrew University.