Yonah and the Jonah Complex

By: Rabbi Dani Bauer
from Kohelet Yeshiva High School

Real-World Learning

Subject(s) of entry:
Tanach, Psychology


Grade(s) to which this was taught:
9th and 10th

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
9, 10, 11, 12, High school

We learned about how Yonah runs away from God and what his different motivations could have been. We spoke about how Abraham Maslow's "Jonah Complex" can be relevant in our lives when we prevent ourselves from success for fear of success.