Israeli Startup Parento Helps Parents Disconnect From Work And Their Phones And Spend More Time With Their Kids.

All over the developed world, it’s often lamented how our mobile, plugged-in culture has made it harder for parents to spend quality time with their children. Anyone who has visited Israel, or knows Israelis, will be aware how family-oriented they are. But many Israelis also find it challenging to balance an increasingly lopsided work-life equation.(…)

New Israeli App: Embracing Israel’s Fallen Heros All Year Round

The Ministry of Defense’s Department of Families and Commemoration (DFC) broadened its technological means and launched on Sunday a new and unique application which coordinates the hundreds of existing memorial events for bereaved families in memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers. The idea for the application came from Ofer Mendelovich, father of Golani Staff Sergeant Oz(…)

Jewish Story Of Oświęcim, The Town Where Auschwitz Was Built (iOS and Android App Called Oshpitzin – The Yiddish Name Of The Town)

See the vanished Jewish world of synagogues, schools, stores, and places of daily life that existed before the Holocaust, in the Augmented Reality.  A new iPhone/iPad app uses advanced technology to tell the Jewish story of  Oświęcim, the town in southern Poland where Auschwitz, the former Nazi concentration camp, was built. Oświęcim had a majority Jewish population before(…)

Digital Memorial To All Munich Victims Of The Nazi Regime [Android App]

BERLIN (JTA) — A virtual Holocaust memorial has been launched to remember Jewish victims from Munich. Visitors to the Bavarian capital can now see the biographies of hundreds of Jewish victims of the Holocaust as they pass by their former homes, thanks to a new app launched last week called Stolpersteine Muenchen, or Munich Stumbling Blocks. Martina Bachmann,(…)

Get Reminders To Count The Omer, Daily Meditations In Free Jewish App With Prayer Trainer [iPhone, Android]

Get Omer reminders, Omer blessings, daily meditations and more in new Jewish app created by team. Never miss counting the Omer with up to three smart daily reminders. Keep track of your count with the Omer Count Log. See how much time remains for each day’s count.  Add meaning to your Omer count with daily meditations.(…)

Free Omer Count Widget For Android

Minimal widget which shows the current counting of the omer. In the upper side it shows the count for today (till sunset) and in the bottom side it – the count tonight. The widget updates every day a few minutes after midnight.  It takes 1X1 squares on your home screen, minimal and not disturbing. Fixed(…)

Add Passover Spirit To Your Messages: EmoJew – Free Jewish Emoji App For iPhone And Android

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.(…)

Destroy Chametz, Gain Freedom – Free iPhone And Android App Helps Searching, Destroying And Selling Chametz

“By the first day [of Passover] you must clear out your homes of all leaven.” – Ex. 12:15 (bedikat chametz this year Thursday evening of the April 21). The custom says to place ten pieces of bread all over the house and then find it. The bread should be packed in a particular way:  first(…)

“Passover – The Ten Plagues” Interactive Storybook for iOS and Android Devices

You and your child can learn about Passover together with “Passover – The Ten Plagues”, new app developed by Corky Portwine, a Los Angeles-based mobile app developer and eBooks publisher for kids. “Passover – The Ten Plagues” is a fun and interactive storybook  tells of the plagues G-d sent to punish Egyptians and how Jews were freed(…)

Just Jew It – Jewish Interactive Magazine – Special Purim Edition

Latest issue of Just Jew It! Magazine, Purim Edition just on time is ready for download. In this issue subscribers will find what we can learn from Esther (9 life lessons from Queen Esther), the story how you become a Jew (Purim Joy), how to celebrate Purim and more. Subscribers to Just Jew It! magazine enjoy videos, how-to articles,(…)

A Free Digital Purim Noisemaker For Android

A digital Purim noisemaker: Slap the evil Haman and watch his eyes bounce. Purim goes digital: This toy app emulates a gragger (ra’ashan). Shake it or slap evil Haman and watch his eyes bounce. Fun for kids, but watch your phone! Note: It does exactly what a gragger is supposed to do. No more, no(…)

Mishna Yomi – New Audio Jewish App For Mishna Study [iOS And Android]

With a new Jewish app from Johannesburg, South Africa you can join now an English Mishna Yomi Shiur. Mishna study covering two Mishnayot every day (about 10 minutes) on the worldwide Mishna Yomi Programme. Alternatively you can learn any book of the Mishna at your own pace and in your own time. The app also(…)

Just Jew It! Magazine For iOS And Android Shloshim Edition – March 7-8 – In Tribute To Rabbi Yehoshua Binyamin Gordon A”H

Latest issue of Just Jew It! Magazine, Shloshim Edition – March 7-8 – In Tribute To Rabbi Yehoshua Binyamin  Gordon A”H. Rabbi Yehoshua Binyamin (Josh) Gordon, the beloved Torah scholar, congregational rabbi and educator who taught thousands of students around the globe through the world’s most widely viewed daily Torah classes, passed away month ago(…)

Purim Service For Android Incl. Megillat Esther And Gragger

Jewish Android app Esther developed by ZigZag features Book of  Esther (Hebrew with English translation), Purim Service, and gragger. Reading the Scroll of Esther (Megillat Esther) is the centerpiece of the joyous holiday of Purim. This app adds to your holiday experience by bringing you the entire Hebrew text of Esther, fully pointed (all vowels(…)

Dreidel 3D for Android

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(…)