Images of various demons found on “incantation bowls.” Dr. Naama Vilozsni.

A visual guide to the demons that spooked the Jews of Babylon

A new study depicts for the first time what Lilith, the baby­-killing seductress, looked like to those who feared her and why Satan has a tail and horns.

Demons are well-known figures in Jewish mysticism. In the Talmud and elsewhere there is a wealth of information about their...