Rabbi Yaakov Beasley
Rabbi Yaakov Beasley has been teaching and writing about Tanach for almost twenty years. A popular lecturer around Jerusalem and Israel, including such yeshivot as Matan, Darchei Noam, Midreshet Rachel, and others, he recently edited Yeshivat Har Etzion's groundbreaking series "Torah MiEtzion" on the application of new literary methodologies to the study of parashat ha-shavua. Additionally, he authored several years of Har Etzion's Virtual Beit Midrash Introduction to the Parasha series, and his articles on Tanach have appeared in Tradition and other publications. He is completing his thesis in Bar Ilan under the guidance of Professors James Kugel and Esther Eshel on Second Temple Literature and how it interprets the Book of Judges.