Who knows two hundred ninety-four?
?ארבעה ותשעים ומאתים - מי יודע
In the spirit of the song "Echad - mi yodeya", please post interesting and significant Jewish facts about the number 294.
This is not a great region on the number line for lazy gematriot.
Check out mi-yodeya-series for the previous two hundred ninety-three entries in this ongoing series.
Please include sources for your information wherever possible, as with all other answers on this site.