Tza’ar Ba’alei Chayim

By: Mr. Aviv Matzkin
from Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School

Real-World Learning

Subject(s) of entry:
Halacha, Science, Tanach

PBL - project based learning, 21st Century Skills

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
4, Elementary school

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
4, 5, 6, Elementary school, Middle school

Through study of modern ethical dilemmas related to the use of animals in our society, and a cursory dive into traditional texts related to the treatment of animals, students write position papers and debate Lincoln-Douglas style in an attempt to convince peers and parents to act in a manner that aligns solutions to current concerns with ancient wisdom.

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