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
Which of the following is not a punishment for the use of magic as cited in the Mishnah?
Question 2 of 10
What is a dybbuk?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following supernatural ideas is mentioned in the Torah?
Question 4 of 10
What is a golem?
Question 5 of 10
Which two medieval Jewish thinkers address the theological legitimacy of astrology?
Question 6 of 10
What is blood libel?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following special abilities does the Talmud ascribe to the sage Rav?
Question 8 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 9 of 10
What does Lilith do, according to Jewish legends?
Question 10 of 10
A widespread belief states that descendents from which biblical hero are immune from the effects of the evil eye?

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