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 a symbol that might be found on a hamsa?
Question 2 of 10
A widespread belief states that descendents from which biblical hero are immune from the effects of the evil eye?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers expressed the strongest anti-magic position?
Question 4 of 10
What is a golem?
Question 5 of 10
From where did the story of Lilith originate?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following is not a punishment for the use of magic as cited in the Mishnah?
Question 7 of 10
In the bible, what is the most common cause of God sending disease?
Question 8 of 10
What is the grave of Jonathan Ben Uziel?
Question 9 of 10
Which biblical character is said to be a witch?
Question 10 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?

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