Michael Hattin gives a personal account of his friend, neighbor and fellow educator Yaacov Don who was murdered alongside American teen Ezra Schwartz and a Palestinian from Hebron, Shadi Arafa, in a terrorist attack in Gush Etzion on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
Michael teaches Bible and Halakha at Pardes. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He teaches Chumash and Prophets as well as Halakha at the Pardes Institute. For many years Michael authored the weekly online publications Introduction to Parasha and Lessons on Prophets for the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, reaching a combined readership of several thousand. Click here to read more.