Who knows two hundred eighty-three?
?שלושה ושמונים ומאתים - מי יודע
In the spirit of the song "Echad - mi yodeya", please post interesting and significant Jewish facts about the number 283.
Poppies have put the lazy gematria to sleep this time, or something.
Check out mi-yodeya-series for the previous two hundred eighty-two entries in this ongoing series.
Please include sources for your information wherever possible, as with all other answers on this site.