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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Yes, there is a witch in the Torah and she was pretty powerful

Yes, there is a witch in the Torah and she was pretty powerful

Jordan Palmer October 14, 2021

In honor of Halloween,  we retell the controversial tale of the Witch of Endor, featuring Saul, the handsome but historically inept first king of Israel. The language in the Torah is pretty clear about the crimes of sorcery and witchcraft, and that...

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