Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh

Herzog College’s Tanakh Study Days – the Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh

Sunday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Herzog College’s annual Bible Study Days take place every year with lectures by some of the world’s top Tanakh experts. Thousands of Tanakh teachers and Bible enthusiasts travel from all over Israel and from overseas to attend this popular “Festival of Tanakh”. We use the latest technology to allow for the unique experience of live lectures on Tanakh, and also to allow as many people as possible to participate remotely by watching recorded and live-streamed lectures.

In-Person Programs in English at the 2023 Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh

The 2023 Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh will take place from Sunday July 16 – Wednesday, July 19 at the Herzog College campus in Alon Shvut. In addition to the usual exciting 4-day schedule of Tanakh lectures in Hebrew, there will be a parallel English-language program that will include:

  • A full schedule of Tanakh lectures in English, presented by world-acclaimed scholars on Sunday July 16 & Monday July 17 at Herzog College;
  • A Tanakh Tiyul touring day in English to explore “Daily Life in Tanakh Times” on Tuesday, July 18;
  • An evening program on Tuesday, July 18, in Modi’in, featuring lectures in English and Hebrew;
  • A Jewish Educators’ Day on Wednesday, July 19, in partnership with Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School and Bar-Ilan’s Lookstein Center. The program will focus on educational issues, including workshops and presentations designed for Jewish Studies and Tanakh teachers. Jewish education experts will present outstanding traditional and cutting-edge educational programming, and encourage discussion between the teachers.

Virtual Program in English 2023

  • The on-line English-language program will include a number of pre-recorded guided tours, as well as the full program of English lectures that will be filmed on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, and made available online after the event.
  • All participants in the Yemei Iyun will receive links to Hurban-related lectures and tours appropriate for viewing on Tisha B’Av in both Hebrew and English.

If you would like more information about these English programs, please complete this form. We will send you information as soon as it is publicized (after Shavuot):


Articles about the Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh 2022:

Recorded Lectures from the Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh 2022:

Recorded lectures from the Yemei Iyun B’Tanakh in Hebrew can be accessed here.

Enjoy the Yemei Iyun Archive:

You can also watch videos and hear audio shiurim in English and Hebrew from previous Tanakh Study Days on Herzog College’s YouTube channel and categorized by topic on our Tanakh website

Teaching Hebrew Texts course
Rabbi Menachem Leibtag