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“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(…)

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 Monday, January 25th – 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(…)

‘Tree Of Thanks’ In Jewish App Teaches Children The Prayer Modeh Ani

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iThank You – Modeh Ani is an app created by Jewish Interactive. iThank You not only teaches Jewish children the prayer Modeh Ani in a fun and interactive way, but helps parents encourage children to be grateful for the many good things that they have, learning about gratitude every day. Every day, as the child(…)

Tu Bishvat Fruits Game HD

Tu Bishvat, the 15th day of  Shevat on the Jewish calendar – celebrated this year on Monday, January 25, – is the day that marks the beginning of a “New Year for Trees.” Tu Bishvat is one of  four “New Years” mentioned in the Mishnah. Customs include planting trees and eating dried fruits and nuts, especially figs, dates, raisins, carob,(…)

New Interactive Hanukkah Jewish App For Kids – Games, Coloring Pages, Songs

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APP “My Hanukkah” is the first in a series of apps related to the Jewish Holidays crafted by AppSameach and dedicated to children. “Help the Maccabees defeating Antiochous and his army!” Read the Hanukkah story to your kids or let the story be told by a narrator, play the games with them and help them(…)

Hanukkah with Zazzy Katz Holiday Party Cat [iPhone And Android App]

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Hanukkah’s coming. It’s time to celebrate with Zazzy Katz, the holiday party cat.  Hanukkah Zazz app,  is a funny and interactive picture book for kids. Help Zazzy celebrate the Festival of Lights by lighting the menorah, eating gelt and giving presents. Here is a story behind this app (via Eric Berger, Jewish Exponent):  “Sam Tannen, the(…)

Super Dreidel Las Vegas Style Now Free [iPhone App]

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APP Dreidel, the traditional Hanukkah game played with a spinning top and chocolate coins, comes to the iPhone and iPod Touch as Super Dreidel. Features: – For 2 to 8 players – Great graphics & animation – 3 different game modes (traditional, Vegas, and Turbo) – Traditional Hanukkah music You select the number of players,(…)

Dreidel 3D for Android

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ANDROID Now you can spin the dreidel anywhere at any time on your Android phone. App includes beautifully rendered 3D graphics with motion-blur and sound effects that make it feel like the real thing. Tilt the phone to keep the dreidel from falling off. Grab some chocolate gelt and some friends, and play today. Dreidel for Android(…)

Win Chocolate Gelt In A Virtual, Interactive Dreidel Game

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Captain Moustache, the Michigan-based web applications company which has launched several unique applications for Apple users has developed an interactive dreidel game for iOS devices. The dreidel app allows users to spin a virtual dreidel, earn Hanukkah shekels (Israeli coins), and beat opponents competing for the biggest pot of chocolate coins. The Captain’s virtual dreidel(…)

Digital Hanukkah – Dreidel Simulator For iPhone

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APP iGevalt is a 3D dreidel simulator for Hanukkah. This app is a simple simulator of the dreidel itself. You can spin the dreidel with a swipe of your finger, or by using two fingers and “spinning” it. When it lands, a popup will appear that shows you what you got and what to do(…)

History Of Hanukkah In An iOS And Android App

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APP Simple app “History of Hanukkah” by Scott Hotaling contains the history, images and stories about the Hanukkah. App:  History of Hanukkah by Scott Hotaling   Compatible:  iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Category:   Reference Released:  January 12, 2010 Publisher:   Scott W. Hotaling Price:  $0.99 (buy app) Android version – download here LEAVE A NOTE Related Posts: Hanukkah(…)

Jewish Apps For Hanukkah From Behrman House

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APPS Behrman House has released 2 apps for Hanukkah called iHanukkah and Dreidel Labyrinth. iHanukkah helps to teach the blessings that are said on Hanukkah and also provides some matching games to reinforce vocabulary associated with the prayers. This is a great app for someone who is looking for assistance with Jewish rituals. Learn or(…)

Hanukkah Coloring Book For iPhone And iPad

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APP Hanukkah coloring book by Midnight Illusions includes dancing dreidels, live latkes, menorahs,  Maccabees and many other pages  for you or your kids to fill in. There is a rainbow of colors to choose from and different marker sizes. You can save your drawings to camera roll or email to Bubbie, Zaide, friends and family. Post on(…)

“Toy Train Hanukkah Story” Is A Poem Base On The Story Of The Hanukkah Miracle [iOS App]

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APP “Toy Train Hanukkah Story”  is a whimsical poem base on the story of the Hanukkah miracle. The two toy trains have an eight day journey to get home for Hanukkah but only enough coal for one day.  As in the Hanukkah story a miracle happens and the coal lasts long enough for them to complete(…)

My Menorah 4 Hanukkah – Jewish App For iOS, Android, Mac And PC From Jewish Interactive

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APP Jewish Interactive has extended the definition of non-profit to include twenty-first century Jewish education. The South African organization is dedicated to creating apps that teach elementary school children about Judaism, training educators in twenty-first century technology and training students to use tech for Jewish learning. Some of the organization’s apps are geared toward older(…)