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
In the Middle Ages, which of these Jewish customs lapsed because of Christian suspicions of black magic?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: In the Torah, God curses people.
Question 3 of 10
In the bible, what is the most common cause of God sending disease?
Question 4 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 5 of 10
What book contains formulas that were ostensibly used to create golems?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following Jewish ritual objects did Christians (mistakenly) believe Jews used human blood to create?
Question 7 of 10
What is blood libel?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following is a symbol that might be found on a hamsa?
Question 9 of 10
Which two early rabbis were famous for having a healing power that resided in their touch?
Question 10 of 10
From where did the story of Lilith originate?

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