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
True or false: In the Torah, God curses people.
Question 2 of 10
Which is NOT used to ward off the Ayin Hara (evil eye)?
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 these is NOT a reason that a talmudic sage was granted special powers?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: in the Talmudic period, bowls etched with magic formulas were used by Christians, Mazdeans, Mandeans, but never Jews.
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following supernatural ideas is mentioned in the Torah?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following special abilities does the Talmud ascribe to the sage Rav?
Question 9 of 10
What are segullot?
Question 10 of 10
What is blood libel?

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