Home / Content of Their Character: Tz'ar Ba'alei Hayim ( Being Kind to Animals)
Grades: 6-Adult Content of Their Character lessons offer students a definition and text study of Jewish values with practical applications. Each of these lesson folders contains material for three to four forty-five-minute classroom sessions.
- Treating animals well is a Jewish value called Tza’ar L’Ba’alei Hayyim—preventing cruelty to animals.
- Starting with the Torah, Judaism offers us a series of laws that guide the way that we should treat animals.
- Kashrut (keeping kosher) also manifests concern for animals.
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There are Content of Their Character lessons on the following topics.
- Erekh Apayim: Slow To Anger
- Hevruta: Friendship
- Habed et Avikha v'et Imekha: Honoring Parents
- Pikuah Nefesh
- Rodef Shalom
- Shmirat ha-Lashon
- Tikkun Olam
- Tokhehah: Rebuke
- T'shuvah'alei Hayyim: Being Kind to Animals
- V'Ahavta L'Re'ekha K'Mokha: Love your Neighbor as Yourself