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
Why do the rabbis in the Talmud oppose magic?
Question 2 of 10
Who is the author of the play The Dybbuk?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: Judaism ascribes some supernatural powers to the zodiac.
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following Jewish ritual objects did Christians (mistakenly) believe Jews used human blood to create?
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following special abilities does the Talmud ascribe to the sage Rav?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: in the Talmudic period, bowls etched with magic formulas were used by Christians, Mazdeans, Mandeans, but never Jews.
Question 7 of 10
What does Lilith do, according to Jewish legends?
Question 8 of 10
A widespread belief states that descendents from which biblical hero are immune from the effects of the evil eye?
Question 9 of 10
In Jewish thought, dreams are compared to
Question 10 of 10
What is the grave of Jonathan Ben Uziel?

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