Yehoshua Bin Nun

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Yehoshua bin Nun was the main student of Moshe Rabbenu. In merit of his triumph in the 'Test of the Spies' he was one of the two survivors of the 'Generation of the Desert' to enter the Land of Yisroel at age 82. This time leading the conquest as the new leader of the nation.


[edit] Faithful Student

For the morning discourse Yehoshua would wake up and arrive before daybreak when the pillar of fire was still in place. For the night discourse Yehoshua would arrive in the afternoon while the pillar of cloud was still in position, this merit later helped him lead the nation. (BT 13/22)

[edit] Family

Yehoshua Bin Nun married Rachov after the conquest of Yericho when she was fifty years old. They only had girls from this marriage, whom where the ancestors of eight different prophets.

[edit] Passing

Yehoshua Bin Nun passed away on the 26th of Nissan at age 110, after leading the Jewish people for 28 years.

[edit] Kever Yehoshua Bin Nun

Yehoshua Bin Nun is buried in Kfar Cheres in the Shamron. His hillulah is on Chaf Vav Nissan.

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