Magic & the Supernatural

Jewish Exorcism

Jews have developed complex plans for coaxing evil spirits out of those who are possessed.

Jewish Magic & the Blood Libels

Suspicion of Jewish magic was behind the medieval accusation of child murder.

Jewish Magic & Medieval Anti-Semitism

In medieval Europe, Jews suffered on account of popular beliefs about Jewish sorcery--and yet their non-Jewish neighbors also tried to benefit from Jewish magic.

The Angel of Death

This concept is a creation of rabbinic literature.