Teach Me All Of Art While I Stand On One Leg

Digital Prints, 2012

Created as part of the Swedenborg House Residency project.

Thanks to Tim Bromage, Adam Chodzko, Jenny Moore & Jessica Voorsanger

An Old Jewish Story

A gentile went to Rabbi Shammai: and said,
‘if you can teach me all of Torah while I stand on one leg I will become a Jew’.
Rabbi Shammai admonished him for his insolence and sent him away.
The Gentile then went to Shammai’s rival, Rabbi Hillel;
‘Rabbi’ he said, ‘if you can teach me the Torah while I stand on one leg I will become a Jew’. Hillel replied,
‘that which is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbour. That is the whole Torah; the rest is commentary. Now go and study.’




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