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Rabbi Shalom Teaches Your Kids Hebrew, Berachot and Kiddush Of Rosh Hashanah (3 Apps)

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Rabbi Shalom is a funny Rabbi. He will help you to find ways to keep your kids interested in  Jewish tradition and basic Hebrew. App “Learning Brachot” – Tap the Microphone icon and talk to Rabbi Shalom, he will repeat everything you say. Tap the Grape icon, the Rebbe takes his Kiddush glass and does the prayer for the grape(…)


Wake Up World: An Interactive Rosh Hashanah Story For The Jewish New Year [iOS And Android]

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Celebrate Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year, by blowing the shofar to wake up toys, animals and parents in this interactive story full of surprises. Children and parents will delight in actually blowing into their devices to sound the shofar and bring the story to life  in  colorful  animations  created  by  G-dcast. “Wake Up World”(…)


Rosh Hashanah Prayers In Mp3 – Brush Up On A Tune

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In liturgy Rosh Hashanah is described as “the day of judgment” (Yom ha-Din) and “the day of remembrance” (Yom ha-Zikkaron).  Some midrashim depict G-d as sitting upon a throne, while books containing the deeds of all humanity are opened for review, and each person passing in front of Him for evaluation of his or her deeds. The Talmud provides 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(…)


This Saturday Night, After Midnight Ashkenazim Begin Recitation Of Selichos [iOS App]

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In the Sephardic tradition, Selichot on the second day of the month of Elul and recite  Selichot  throughout  the  entire Elul (Selichot for iPhone according to the nusach Sephardi). In the  Ashkenazic tradition, it begins on the Saturday  night  before Rosh  Hashanah. This Saturday night, after midnight, or in the early hours of the morning,(…)


Jewish Themes in Star Trek [Kindle Edition, eBook]

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The first episode of Star Trek was broadcast on NBC on Thursday September 8, 1966.  Trekkies (Star Trek fans) across the world are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the much-loved sci-fi franchise. Let’s do it our way. Jewish themes abound in such “Trek” novels as “Well of Souls,” “The Wounded Sky” and “Spock’s World.” Biblical(…)


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 shofar(…)


Listen To The Shofar Sounds Right On Your iPhone

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You can listen to the Shofar sounds right on your iPhone or iPod Touch with this just updated little Jewish app. Click on the Shofar sound you want to hear, i.e. Tekiah, Shevarim, Teruah or Tekiah Gedolah and listen to a recording of  a Tokea (Shofar blaster). Important: To hear the sound, you must have(…)


Play All The Tones Of A Real Shofar Just By Blowing Into Your iPhone’s Microphone

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With iShofar you can play all the tones of a real shofar: tekiah, teruah, and shevarim, just by blowing in to your device’s microphone or tapping the screen. To play a tekiah, position your iPhone so the mouth piece of the shofar is close to your mouth and lightly blow into the microphone or hold(…)


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.(…)


Prayers of Repentance – Selichot For iPhone According To The Nusach Sephardi

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In the  Sephardic tradition,  Selichot  are said beginning with the month of  Elul (Rosh Chodesh Elul this year sunset September 3, 2016 – nightfall September 4, 2016), through  Yom Kippur to help worshippers direct their hearts and minds to the process of teshuvah, repentance.   At  the  Selichot service, worshippers begin to examine  their  deeds of the(…)


Visit The Beit HaMikdash In Jerusalem As It Once Stood Over 2000 Years Ago [iPhone And iPad App]

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Visit the holiest site in Judaism – the Beit HaMikdash in Jerusalem as it once stood over 2000 years ago. Take a 3D virtual tour of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, follow the guided tour or navigate yourself and explore the holiest site in Judaism. Explore & learn of its importance and place in Jewish(…)


Beit HaMikdash Jigsaw Puzzle Game For iPhone And iPad

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Simple, universal game good for iPad and iPhone based on the picture of Beit Hamikdash. Build with your kid this jigsaw puzzle of the Jewish Holy Temple. Those who solve the puzzle are rewarded — the screen flashes: “You built a Beis Hamikdash!” Not sophisticated game, but good as an introduction to stories about Tisha(…)


Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud for iPhone and iPad

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Few weeks ago Davka Corporation has released its new Jewish app Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud for iPhone and iPad. The Soncino Talmud presents the Talmud, the central text of Rabbinic Judaism, in Hebrew and English, together with a speedy search engine that allows users to search the text in both languages, quickly locate relevant results, and(…)


Digital Eicha – Listen to Entire Book of Lamentations In Mp3 Format

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AUDIO   Soon we will fast on Tisha Be’Av, the Fast of the 9th of Av, a day which encompasses the suffering of all those years of  Jewish history; the expulsions, pogroms, the Shoah and of course the destruction of our Beit Hamikdash (Holy Temple) twice, our spiritual focal point on this world. On this day (Saturday night, August 13th(…)