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Purim Service For Android Incl. Megillat Esther And Gragger

New Android app Esther developed by ZigZag features Book of  Esther (Hebrew with English translation), Purim Service, and gragger. Reading the Scroll of Esther (Megillat Esther) is the centerpiece of the joyous holiday of Purim. This app adds to your holiday experience by bringing you the entire Hebrew text of Esther, fully pointed (all vowels(…)

A Free Digital Purim Noisemaker For Android

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A digital Purim noisemaker: Slap the evil Haman and watch his eyes bounce. Purim goes digital: This toy app emulates a gragger (ra’ashan). Shake it or slap evil Haman and watch his eyes bounce. Fun for kids, but watch your phone! Note: If you don’t know what a gragger is, maybe you shouldn’t download it.(…)

Free Virtual Gragger For Purim [iPhone App]

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So that you can pull a gragger out of your pocket every time you hear evil Haman’s name, there is a virtual gragger for your iPhone. The Purim Gragger application gives you a choice between two graggers, one from plastic and one from wood. Twirl your iPhone and the speed and intensity of your twirling will(…)

Purim Special: Does G-d Have An iPhone?

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By Yonatan Gordon Are Purim jokes flights of fansy or the real deal? As explained last time, the properly inspired Purim joke allows both states to coexist simultaneously. So fasten your seatback, and get ready for a one-of-a-kind Purim adventure. I’ve gotten used to thinking differently about things, so when I started bawling with tears(…)

Free Purim Guide For iPhone – A How-To Guide Explaining The Observance Of Purim

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“Purim Guide” – A how-to guide explaining the observance of Purim. The festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar. It commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in Ancient Persia from Haman’s plot “to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day.”(…)

Practice For Purim’s Megillah Reading With Tikkun Korim, Megillah Android App

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The Scroll of Esther,  Megillat Esther,  is chanted in the synagogue on the eve of Purim and again the next morning. The Book of Esther is chanted according to a special cantillation used only in the reading of the Book of Esther, but if no one is present who knows this cantillation, it may be read(…)

Illustrate The Story Of Purim Using Jewish Digital Content Creation Tool For Educators And Children [iOS, Android, PC, Mac]

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JI Studio is a new  Judaic digital content creation tool.  Ground-breaking features encourage children to let their imaginations run wild, use higher-order thinking skills and create projects with tools combined with full access to the Tanach. JI Studio visually dazzles with rich collections of Jewish-themed stickers, story backgrounds, Hebrew letters, vowels and words, characters, dress-ups, photographs, coloring(…)

Brush Up On A Tune – Megillat Esther In Mp3

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Purim is just around the corner, this year begins at sundown on March 04. Purim is the most festive of Jewish holidays, a time of prizes, noisemakers, costumes and treats. Commemorates a major victory over oppression and is recounted in the Megillah, the scroll of the story of  Esther (Megillat Esther). If  you’re planning to read Megillat(…)

Megillas Esther For iPhone And iPad With ‘Haman Highlighter’

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For a long time the only Megillat Esther for iPhone in the  AppStore this app its now fully  compatibile  with  iPad. The app is easy to operate, not only does it include a full Hebrew text but a few kinds of noismakers  as well. When it’s the time to make noise,  you can click a button and get a sound(…)

Interactive Megilat Esther HD For iOS Decorated With Original Artworks From Bnei Brak, Israel

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Book of  Esther  HD  (in Hebrew only), a special edition of  Megillat Esther decorated with beautiful artworks from Malchut Waxberger Gallery,  includes sounds and interactive animations, seems to be a great gift for children. It  got a Hebrew interface but even without the knowledge of the language you’ll be able to make out what’s what (just(…)

Send Special Purim Greeting Card From Your iPhone With Jewish Greeting App

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Jewish  Greeting app  allows  users  send  greetings  cards  for all Jewish  holidays, including Purim. You can use your own photo or choose from  few  ready-made  greeting  cards and templates. When you  have  finished  editing  the picture,  you can send  it via  email,  tweet it or share  on Facebook.. App: Jewish Greetings by Appster     Updated: September 01, 2013 Size:(…)

Free Purim Guide App Helps Everyone Fulfill The Four Mitzvos Of Purim [Incl. Megillah And Camera]

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Created by the same  developers  of  the  popular  Tefillin Guide,  comes an app  devoted specifically to Purim. The Purim Guide is equipped with all the necessary features to help everyone fulfill the four mitzvos of Purim. It will be a great assistance for the thousands of bochurim who will be hitting the streets to help(…)

Celebrate Tu B’shevat With Jewish Apps [Coloring Pages, Game, Interactive Quiz, Video]

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Tu B’shevat, the 15th day of  Shevat on the Jewish calendar – celebrated this year on Tuesday, February 3, – is the day that marks the beginning of a “New Year for Trees.” Tu B’shevat is one of  four “New Years” mentioned in the Mishnah. Customs include planting trees and eating dried fruits and nuts, specially(…)

If There Is A Student With An iPhone, Then He Needs To Be Kicked Out Of The Yeshivah…

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In his weekly shiur, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, said “If there is a student with an iPhone, then he needs to be kicked out of the yeshiva, without a doubt, for sure.” As reports “Times of Israel” Chief Rabbi also spoke of an incident in which he destroyed one of his(…)

“My Father Is Jewish, My Mother Is Jewish, I Am Jewish” – On February 1, 2002, Journalist Daniel Pearl Was Murdered By Islamic Terrorists

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Daniel Pearl lived a short but meaningful life. This Jewish journalist was kidnapped and murdered by extremists while on assignment, and used his final moments to speak words that went down in infamy. Pearl was born October 10, 1963 in Princeton, New Jersey. He came from a proudly Jewish family—his grandparents emigrated from Poland to Israel(…)