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Ollie and Taavi Celebrate the Jewish Holidays – Mom’s Choice Award Winning Book [iOS App, Kindle And Paperback]

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Written for children, Ollie and Taavi like to celebrate lighting the candles on Shabbat, dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah, sitting inside the sukkah and  lighting the candles on Hanukkah. These two Jewish dogs celebrate their own way. Come along throughout the Jewish year with Ollie and Taavi. For children of any age, and(…)

Fun For Children Of All Ages – Jewish Holiday Origami By Joel Stern [Kindle Edition]

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Jewish Holiday Origami by Joel Stern is 64 pages in size and contains instructions for 24 origami models. The book is organizes so that the easiest models are listed first and the more challenging models are listed last. However, the models are also listed according to each holiday. Each project is accompanied with a short paragraph(…)

Prayers For Sukkot In Mp3

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The services for the three festivals (Shalosh Regalim) of  Pesach,  Shavuot, and Sukkot are alike,  except for interpolated references and readings for each individual festival. If  you’re planning to conduct Sukkot services in your shul this year and need a bit of  help on your Hebrew pronunciation or  want to brush up on a tune, the Virtual Cantor(…)

Back To Basic – Sukkot With The G-dcast [Video]

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Sukkot is the happiest Jewish holiday. We live in huts, have parties, wave a lulav and etrog around and eat tons of  food. What could be wrong with that? King Solomon stars in the book of  Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), which can get kind of gloomy.  And we read it during Sukkot. Hadara Levin-Areddy, a great Israeli(…)

LocalSukkah App For iPhone And Android Powered Devices Lets You Find A Sukkah Near You [Worldwide Sukkah Directory]

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A world-wide registry of  Sukkahs  has been updated, and is listed online. The directory has been designed for Jews to locate a  Sukkah near to them, so that they can go there to eat. The idea of this service is not to list every Sukkah, but to try and have a Sukkah listed for every(…)

Animated And Interactive App Invites Children To A Virtually Experience Of Sukkot

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Sukkah Challenge is an easy-to-use, colourful, animated app invites children to virtually experience the Jewish festival of  Sukkot. Earn shekels by exploring the original blueprints of the Torah texts and the discussions of ancient Jewish sages, and then use these clues as a guide to find the Arba Minim and to build a sukkah. Use(…)

Yom Kippur in mp3

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Yom Kippur is the holiest day in Jewish calendar.  Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jews observe this day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, spending most of the day in synagogue services. Yom Kippur completes the High Holy Days. G-d inscribes each person’s fate for the coming year into a Book(…)

Kaparot App For The Eve Of Yom Kippur

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Tefilat Kaparot is a Jewish ritual practiced by some Jews on the eve of Yom Kippur. The person swings a live chicken or a bundle of coins over one’s head three times, symbolically transferring one’s sins to the chicken or coins. The chicken is then slaughtered and donated to the poor for consumption at the pre-fast meal. In this application you’ll find(…)

iPhone Apps For Jewish High Holidays [Editor Choice]

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Tishrei is sanctified with more commands and festivals than any other month. Commencing with Rosh Hashanah, which begins the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe) or Asseret Yemei Teshuva (Ten Days of Repentance) which are conclude with the holiday of  Yom Kippur, through  Sukkot and  Hoshanah Rabbah,  Shemini Atzeret and  Simchat Torah. These holidays celebrated in the Hebrew month of  Tishrei are among the most(…)

Few iPhone Apps That Imitate The Sound Of The Shofar

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Shofar is used mainly on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.  It is blown in synagogues to mark the end of the fast at Yom Kippur,  and blown at  four particular occasions in the prayers on Rosh Hashanah.  Because of  its inherent ties to the Days of Repentance and the inspiration that comes along with hearing its piercing blasts,  the …(…)

Free High Holiday Guide For iPhone – From Rosh Hashanah To Simchat Torah

It’s no accident that, in one way or another, virtually every Jew participates in the holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The significance of the Festivals of the Hebrew month of Tishrei are so profound as to affect every Jewish soul, regardless of one’s degree of knowledge or commitment to Judaism. Tishrei is the(…)

New Custom iOS 8 Hebrew Keyboard That Makes It Easy To Write Hebrew With Full Nikud

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Davka Nikud is a custom iOS 8 keyboard which allows users to type in regular iOS apps such as Pages, Keynote, Notes, Mail, Textilus, Captio, and many others with full Nikud (vowel points). Great app for educators, rabbis and students. Just tap the Nikud button, and a complete listing of all of the Hebrew vowel points(…)

Shofar For Kids App Introduces Young Kids To The Rosh Hashana Holiday

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As parents to a young child, you may not always know how to explain what the Shofar is and why it is blown during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. ‘Shofar 4 Kidz’ takes that worry right out of your hands and explains the meanings of the Shofar in a rhyming format made specifically for kids.(…)

What The iPhone and Rosh Hashanah Have In Common [Video]

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Rosh HaShanah is the Jewish New Year and like most Jewish holidays there are food customs associated with it. One of the most known food customs on Rosh HaShanah has to do with dipping apple into honey. We dip apple into honey and say a prayer asking G-d for a sweet New Year. There are three steps to(…)

EmoJew – The World’s First Free Jewish Emoji App For iPhone And Android

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Emojew is the world’s first Jewish emoji app. App was created by Baumann Ber Rivnay – Saatchi & Saatchi Tel Aviv for an Israeli organization Latet in order to bypass the problem of  ‘text message donations’  that where blocked by cellular operators. Make your family and friends happy, send them messages with funny icons for the Holidays.(…)