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
Rabbi Moses ben Yehiel had to defend which Jewish custom as not being a form or sorcery?
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following "magical" rites was Moses not responsible for?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these is NOT a reason that a talmudic sage was granted special powers?
Question 4 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 5 of 10
Who is the author of the play The Dybbuk?
Question 6 of 10
In Jewish thought, dreams are compared to
Question 7 of 10
What is a golem?
Question 8 of 10
Which two medieval Jewish thinkers address the theological legitimacy of astrology?
Question 9 of 10
What is a dybbuk?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: In the Torah, God curses people.

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