Teaching Iyov in a High School Setting

Jan 19, 2011

Abstract: As my months of teaching Sefer Iyov came to a close, I began to reflect on how happy I was that I had followed through on my decision to teach Iyov. Although
Iyov is not a part of most high school curricula, there are many reasons to include it in a high school curriculum and Sefer Iyov provides a firm foundation for discussing a number of fundamental hashkafic topics. One of the first activities I did to introduce the sefer was to make a list on the board of questions that the students had about God and our relationship with God. Many of the issues mentioned were ones that we would deal with in our study of Sefer Iyov.

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