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 a dybbuk?
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following supernatural practices is forbidden in the Bible?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following Jewish ritual objects did Christians (mistakenly) believe Jews used human blood to create?
Question 4 of 10
What is blood libel?
Question 5 of 10
What book contains formulas that were ostensibly used to create golems?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these illustrates the power of speech in Judaism?
Question 7 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 8 of 10
Which two early rabbis were famous for having a healing power that resided in their touch?
Question 9 of 10
What does Lilith do, according to Jewish legends?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers expressed the strongest anti-magic position?

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