A Murder Mystery In A New Version Of A Jewish Themed Game – Shivah A “Kosher” Edition [Available For PC, iPhone And iPad]

Russell Stone is a rabbi at a struggling synagogue in New York City. He is a devout man with a problem – membership is down and he lacks the funds to keep his synagogue open. Things are looking very bleak, and he has grown progressively more cynical and bitter with the passage of time. Just(…)

Jewish Date App Shows Current Hebrew Date In Menu/Status Bar Of Your Mac

Ary Tebeka, developer of  few Jewish Apps for iPhone and for watch Pebble has just released Jewish Date, a simple application for Mac that displays the current Hebrew date (in English or in Hebrew) in the menu/status bar. The date will display in your language (such as ‘4 Kislev 5774’  for English), with the option to(…)

Noyo’s App Makes Learning Hebrew Intuitive, Easy And Fun

Noyo Hebrew is Noyo’s first Hebrew vocabulary app to be released in the Mac App Store. Noyo language-learning apps combine high-quality native speaker audio,  custom-illustrated scenes, written translations, and built-in assessment to lock in new vocabulary. With Noyo Hebrew, you’ll visit an aquarium full of funny-looking fish to learn personal adjectives, celebrate a Bar Mitzvah, and swim in the Dead Sea. “We are excited(…)

Good News for Jewish Educators, Students And Rabbis: Popular Davka Docs Now Includes The English Translation of Tanach

Davka Corp. have released Davka Docs 2, the second version of  popular add-on to Microsoft Word for Windows, that integrates Hebrew texts directly into the Word ribbon. The newest version now includes five texts — Tanach, Rashi on Chumash, Siddur, Mishnah, and Talmud. In addition, Davka Docs now includes the English translation of  Tanach, plus(…)

Free Original Jewish Calendar for Mac

What is your birthday in the Jewish calendar? Your friend’s? When’s Passover this year? How about ten years from now? The original Jewish Calendar for the Mac returns to Lion, now available on the Mac App Store. Provides conversion between the Gregorian (secular) calendar and the Jewish calendar. Look up holidays or any date, for(…)

Mellel – multilingual word processor for Mac

Mellel is a sophisticated, time-tested and reliable word processor, especially designed to handle long and complicated documents, books, manuscripts, dissertations, and so on. Mellel was written from the ground up as a multilingual word processor. It offers the best support on the Mac for languages such as Hebrew, Arabic and Syriac, not to mention Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Greek,(…)

Hebrew Word Processor War

One might think that rabbinical students spend much of their days sitting in the beit midrash arguing over sections of the Talmud containing the debates of the medieval sages. That’s only partially correct. When I was in rabbinical school, I remember the arguments we had (students and teachers) over which is the best Hebrew word processor.(…)

Bencher for your Mac

Birkat Hamazon known in English as the Grace After Meals, in Yiddish bentshn “to bless” and in Yinglish as Benching is a set of  Hebrew blessings that Jewish Law prescribes following a meal that includes bread or matzah made from one or all of wheat, barley, rye, oats, spelt. RustyBrick has built Bencher – Status Bar Menu Birkat HaMazon app for your Mac, running OS 10.5 or greater. It contains(…)

Jewish Calendar app for Mac

Jewish Calendar for Mac is a way to follow all the Jewish events for the year. Jewish Calendar enables you to convert every gregorian day format into the Hebrew date. For the month, you have an overview of all upcoming Shabbats and holidays. Click on an event to see a short description or a Parasha,(…)

Conversational Hebrew

Davka Corporation have released an Habet Ushma Plus Mac app in the Mac App Store. ‘Habet Ushma’ is Hebrew for ‘look and listen’, and the program teaches modern Hebrew conversational basics via time-tested techniques combining recognition of letters and words with audio pronunciation. Habet Ushma Plus consists of 20 conversational Hebrew lessons, based on …(…)