What Is A Hamsa?
Although it may derive from Islamic or pagan culture, the hamsa today has become a Jewish and Israeli symbol.
Jewish Magical Practices and Beliefs
Numerous folk customs with magical undertones continue to this day.
The Amulet: A Jewish Charm
Belief in the power of amulets persisted widely among Jews for many centuries, and still exists in some communities today.
Evil Eye in Judaism
The idea that a person or supernatural being can cause harm with a mere look — and the practices believed to ward it off.