Rabbi Dr. Yoel Bin-Nun is one of the founders of Yeshivat Har Etzion and the chief impetus for the renewed interest in the in-depth study of Tanach in Religious Zionist circles. Rabbi Bin-Nun received his rabbinic training at Yeshiva Merkaz HaRav under the tutelage of R. Tzvi Yehudah Kook. He received his Ph.D. from Hebrew University. In 1986, Rabbi Bin-Nun 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. Rabbi Bin-Nun is the author of a number of books, articles and op-eds. Currently, together with R. Shaul Baruchi, he heads a new project called Mikraut, a detailed online commentary on the Torah utilizing traditional and academic resources.