Red String Bracelets: What’s the Jewish Significance?
Made famous by Madonna, these good-luck charms are part of a whole genre of folk traditions and superstitions.
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.
Jewish Healing and Magic
"Whatever is effective as a remedy is not witchcraft (Shabbat 67a)"--is that really the case?