Beliefs & Practices
In Jewish texts, the devil is sometimes an adversary and sometimes an embodiment of evil.
A Kabbalistic interpretation of the suffering of the Jews in Egypt and their ultimate redemption.
Made famous by Madonna, these good-luck charms are part of a whole genre of folk traditions and superstitions.
Hebrew numerology, and the secrets of the Torah.
A novel by Myla Goldberg.
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Magic & the Supernatural
Can we distinguish a mystical idea from a philosophical one--and mystical practice from magic?
Do Jews believe in magic -- and when?
Do Jews believe in demons?
Sages & Scholars
Talmud scholar, Kabbalist and longtime chief rabbi of Egypt.