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 was the cause of the violent mob assault against Jews in England, which started at the coronation of Richard I in 1189?
Question 2 of 10
Which is NOT used to ward off the Ayin Hara (evil eye)?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following special abilities does the Talmud ascribe to the sage Rav?
Question 4 of 10
From where did the story of Lilith originate?
Question 5 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 6 of 10
True or false: Judaism ascribes some supernatural powers to the zodiac.
Question 7 of 10
Rabbi Moses ben Yehiel had to defend which Jewish custom as not being a form or sorcery?
Question 8 of 10
What is the grave of Jonathan Ben Uziel?
Question 9 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 10 of 10
What is a dybbuk?

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