Illustrating the Hebrew Bible

Queen Of Sheba

Queen of ShebaIllustrations Mark Podwal

Le Roi Salomon et sa Bague Magique

Le Roi Salomon et sa Bague Magique (King Solomon and his Magic Ring)  
Elie Wiesel; Illustrations Mark Podwal
Suivi de La folle sagesse du Roi Salomon, par Schlomoh Brodowicz

Mark Podwal  1945 –
Painter, illustrator, author and a physician.  Born in New York, Mark Podwal may be best known for his drawings on The New York Times OP-ED page.  Much of his work centers on Jewish legend, tradition and history.  The book King Solomon and his Magic Ring won a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators in 1999. For more information visit his website:

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Queen of Sheba
“The Queen of Sheba heard of Solomon’s fame, through the name of the Lord, and she came to test him with hard questions.  She arrived in Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels bearing spices, a great quantity of gold, and precious stones.”  (I Kings 10.1)