Superstition


Superstition is any belief or attitude, based on fear or ignorance, that is inconsistent with what is generally considered by society as true or rational, especially a belief in charms, omens, and magic.

Typically, superstitions go against the Jewish faith, but this is somewhat of a gray area in the religion. Many rituals and symbols seem superstitious, such as the hamsa (protection against the Evil Eye).

A popular misconception is that the Mezuzah is for good luck.
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