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 is Kabbalah Ma'asit?
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following "magical" rites was Moses not responsible for?
Question 3 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 4 of 10
Which of the following is a symbol that might be found on a hamsa?
Question 5 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 6 of 10
Which of these is NOT a reason that a talmudic sage was granted special powers?
Question 7 of 10
What is a golem?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following Jewish ritual objects did Christians (mistakenly) believe Jews used human blood to create?
Question 9 of 10
What book contains formulas that were ostensibly used to create golems?
Question 10 of 10
What is blood libel?

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