Rabbi Dr. Yoel Bin-Nun is one of the founders of Yeshivat Har Etzion. He received his rabbinic training at Yeshiva Merkaz HaRav and his Ph.D. from Hebrew University. In 1986, he established Michlelet Yaakov Herzog for training Jewish Studies teachers, especially in Bible instruction. Between 2000-2006 he served as the Rosh Ha-Yeshiva of Yeshivat HaKibbutz HaDati in Ein Tzurim.
His novel interpretations, which emphasize close analysis of the biblical text and its connection to the land of Israel, have earned him a reputation as one of the leading Bible scholars of Israel’s religious Zionist community and beyond. His teachings and writings have contributed greatly to the Tanakh study revolution in Israel. In addition to his many articles and books on Torah scholarship, Rabbi Dr. Bin-Nun is also a prolific writer on social and political matters.