A collection of source sheets exploring Jewish magical practice, ritual, prophecy and divination, and the beings inhabiting the unseen realms.
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The Moon!
A variety of texts dealing with Jewish practices around the moon and the mythology of the moon
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Late Night Tales: Dreams, Prophecy, and Revelation
What is the relationship between dreams, prophecy, and revelation? What can dreams reveal? How does Jewish tradition understand the process of receiving revelation?
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Refuah Sheleimah, Part I: License to Heal?
According to the Torah, who has the ability to heal? Can human beings engage in healing, or is this best left to God? What the role of human involvement in bringing about healing?
Lindsey Healey-Pollack134 ViewsNovember 15, 2022Doctors,Prayer,Medicine,Healing
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Very Superstitious: Jewish Ritual, Magic, Healing
What is the relationship between prescribed Jewish rituals for healing and protection and magic? Can we make a meaningful distinction between the two? How have Jewish communities over time responded to the need for healing and protection from danger?
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Prophets, Healers, and Seers
Not PublishedLindsey Healey-Pollack60 ViewsMay 18, 2022
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More Jewish Magic
Not PublishedLindsey Healey-Pollack59 ViewsNovember 24, 2021
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Heavenly Visions: Mishpatim 5782
Not PublishedLindsey Healey-Pollack60 ViewsJanuary 28, 2022
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Medicine and Magic
Not PublishedLindsey Healey-Pollack55 ViewsAugust 12, 2021
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them... in the Torah
A collection of Jewish texts referring to mysterious creatures. What are these beings? What are the legends about them in Jewish tradition?
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Siman Tov u'Mazal tov!
What do Jewish sources have to say about astrology? Is it considered idolatry? Do these sources suggest that astrology is effective or not? As Jews, how do we situate ourselves in relationship to practices of astrology and looking for meaning in the natural world?
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Angelic Visions: Comprehensive Sources
Not PublishedLindsey Healey-Pollack63 ViewsMay 26, 2020
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