Major Texts Of Judaism In One App [iPhone And iPad App]

Torah Library for iOS, the newest, just released by Davka app, is a powerful, mobile Jewish library that enables you to search a vast collection of classic Hebrew texts in seconds, quickly locate relevant results, and view full texts instantly. Torah Library contains a wide assortment of the major texts of Judaism, including Tanach and commentaries,(…)

Free Virtual Gragger For Purim [iPhone App]

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(…)

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

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(…)

Making Change By Giving A Tzedakah [iOS App By G-dcast For Older Teens And Adults]

Change maker, activist, champion of causes — how are YOU helping to make the world, and your community, a better place? Use Clink!, a new app from Jewish Communal Fund and G-dcast, to discover your true giving personality. Clink! presents teens with 27 topics ranging from poverty, hunger and bullying to Jewish education, women’s rights and(…)

Plan Your Visit In The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum [iOS And Android App]

The Holocaust Memorial Museum is a memorial to the millions who died during the Nazi regime in Germany during World War II. The museum, located just off of the National Mall in Washington, DC, offers a very moving and educational experience and reminds visitors of this horrific time in our world’s history. Located among national(…)

iKaddish By Davka For Apple Devices Teaches The Recitation Of The Mourner’s Kaddish

Kaddish is a traditional Jewish prayer that is said daily with a quorum of at least ten Jewish males who are over the age of thirteen.  The word Kaddish means sanctification, and the prayer is a sanctification of G-d’s name. The mourner stands and says the Kaddish while the quorum responds in unison with the appropriate phrase .(…)

CFCA iPhone And Android App Monitors Antisemitic Activities Throughout The World

The Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism (CFCA) is an Israeli forum that monitors antisemitic activities throughout the world. It coordinates the struggle against this phenomenon with various government bodies and Jewish organizations around the world. Members of the forum Education and Foreign Ministries Prime Minister’s Office/Information Centre and Government Secretariat Jewish Agency ADL World Jewish(…)

…Every Day We Increase The Light, Never Content With What We Achieved The Night Before [Hanukkah By Rabbi Zalman Lent]

There are two schools of thought in Jewish tradition as to how the Chanukah menorah is to be lit. The Talmud tells us: Beit Shammai rules – On the first day of Chanukah, we light eight candles; each day thereafter, we decrease the lights by one. Beit Hillel rules – On the first day of(…)

Brighten Up The Holiday With A New “Festival of Lights” Storybook App For iOS, Android And Windows Phones

As the calendar turns, our focuses shift from raking leaves to shoveling snow, and that means Hanukkah will soon be upon us. It’s easy to get caught up in the stress of the season and forget the reasons why we gather together for eight nights. Have we done everything we can to teach our children(…)

Hanukkah Issue Of The “Just Jew It” Ready For Download Now For iOS And Android Devices

Chanukah messages to light up your life and our world. Just Jew It Mobile Magazine gives people access to insights and wisdom about the richness and depth of Jewish life on their mobile devices. Unlike some app magazines that are print replicas “stuffed” into an app, Just Jew It is designed exclusively for iPad, iPhone,(…)

Dress Up Your Dreidel Using A Free iPhone App

Hanukkah is usually a super fun holiday – and with a new app created by Our Jewish Community, now it will be even more fun. Start with a dreidel and accessorize: perhaps you’ll add arms? high heels?  a winter scarf?  a Hebrew letter? Once you’ve created your masterpiece, you can send it via email, upload(…)

Check Out Hanukkah Themed Version Of 123 Color App, Which Has Been Featured In The New York Times

123 Color Hanukkah Edition teaches numbers, letters (upper and lower case), and colors, spoken in English, Spanish, French, and German, with engaging artwork, voice-overs, music, sound effects, and animation. 123 Color Hanukkah Edition is a Hanukkah themed version of 123 Color, which has been featured in The New York Times, in iPhone Life Magazine, and(…)

Hanukkah App For The Whole Family – Play Matisyahu’s Song Happy Hanukkah [iPad App For Jewish Kids]

Celebrate Hanukkah with Matisyahu and Mibblio.  Jam along to Matisyahu’s hit, “Happy Hanukkah”, which is now a mibblet. “I’ve personally enjoyed using the app to teach the song to my kids and share in the holiday joy with them.” – says Matisyahu. “Mibblio is a world full of Mibblets – illustrated story-songs that invite kids to(…)

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

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(…)

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

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(…)