Magic & the Supernatural Quiz

How well do you know Jewish magic, and the debates around it?

Judaism has many folk customs with magical undertones. But these are not without controversy. How well do you know Jewish magic, and the debates around it?

Question 1 of 10
What was the cause of the violent mob assault against Jews in England, which started at the coronation of Richard I in 1189?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: In the Talmud, unusual events can be interpreted as either magic or miracle, depending on who is responsible for the event.
Question 3 of 10
In Jewish thought, dreams are compared to
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Among the Dead Sea Scrolls, there exists a fragmentary text that is a collection of protective formulae for fending off demonic attack.
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following "magical" rites was Moses not responsible for?
Question 6 of 10
Which biblical character is said to be a witch?
Question 7 of 10
Which two medieval Jewish thinkers address the theological legitimacy of astrology?
Question 8 of 10
What is the grave of Jonathan Ben Uziel?
Question 9 of 10
What is Kabbalah Ma'asit?
Question 10 of 10
In the bible, what is the most common cause of God sending disease?

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