Yonathan Ben Uzziel

 

Yonathan Ben Uzziel

42 cm /30 cm
mixed media
text: page from Talmud, tractate Sukah 28a

The story (aggadah) about eighty students of Hillel Hazaken. The best of them was Yonathan Ben Uzziel. “They said of Yonathan b. Uzziel that when he used to sit and occupy himself with the study of the Torah, every bird that flew above him was immediately burnt.”