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 characters, warnings against them and means to dispel them. In keeping with the...

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