Sukkot

Animated And Interactive App Invites Children To A Virtually Experience Of Sukkot

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Sukkah Challenge is an easy-to-use, colourful, animated app invites children to virtually experience the Jewish festival of  Sukkot. Earn shekels by exploring the original blueprints of the Torah texts and the discussions of ancient Jewish sages, and then use these clues as a guide to find the Arba Minim and to build a sukkah. Use(…)

iPhone Apps For Jewish High Holidays [Editor Choice]

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Tishrei is sanctified with more commands and festivals than any other month. Commencing with Rosh Hashanah, which begins the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe) or Asseret Yemei Teshuva (Ten Days of Repentance) which are conclude with the holiday of  Yom Kippur, through  Sukkot and  Hoshanah Rabbah,  Shemini Atzeret and  Simchat Torah. These holidays celebrated in the Hebrew month of  Tishrei are among the most(…)

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(…)

Lulav Wizard For iPhone – Virtual Lulav And Etrog Simulator

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Lulav Wizard is the first ever virtual lulav and etrog simulator.  The Wizard walks you through all steps of  the mitzvah of  waving the lulav. As you shake your iPhone or iPod Touch, watch the lulav and etrog shake in a realistic 3D simulation. The Wizard includes Realistic 3D motion Sound effects Step-by-step instructions Blessings(…)

“Shanah Tovah” from iBracha

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iBracha app offers ready-made Hebrew greeting cards for every occasion. App  contains a variety of ready-made templates with backgrounds and texts that can be combined to create custom greeting cards for a variety of occasions: Pesach, Rosh Hashana, Sukkot, Shavuot, Hanukkah, Purim, birthdays, weddings and more. You can send greetings as a MMS, by email as a cool image(…)

Tishrei Edition Of “Just Jew It” Is Ready For Download

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In the first pages of this edition, Rabbi Naftali Silberberg highlights the Jewish people’s responsibility to stimulate G-d’s desire to continue creating the world. When we gather in our synagogues around the globe, crowning G-d as our King and re-committing ourselves to live as He wants us to live in His world, we give Him the impetus(…)

Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot: Shul Is Not Just Shofar And Kol Nidrei

There is a Sukkot story about a family living in an apartment complex, with no space to build a sukkah. Eventually they decide to build it in one of the visitor parking spaces, but neglect to get permission to do so. The building management are furious and without asking for explanations haul them into court(…)

Worldwide Sukkah Directory

For the 18th year, LocalSukkah.org has released its worldwide Sukkah registry, enabling travelers and businesspeople to eat wherever they may end up. A world-wide registry of Sukkahs has been set up, and is listed online at www.LocalSukkah.org. The directory has been designed for Jews to locate a Sukkah near to them, so that they can go there to(…)

iPhone Apps in Holyland

There is no better place in the world to spend Jewish holidays than Israel. In no other place the spirit of the holidays can be felt more intense. The shopping fever, house preparations, talks over where to spend it and with whom. You can feel that in every corner of  Israel. Ubiquitous  vibrating voice of(…)

Apps for Tishrei

Tishrei is the richest month in the Jewish Calendar. Commencing with Rosh Hashanah, which begins the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe) or Asseret Yemei Teshuva (Ten Days of Repentance) which are conclude with the holiday of  Yom Kippur, through  Sukkot and  Hoshanah Rabbah,  Shemini Atzeret and  Simchat Torah – these holidays set the tone for the entire(…)

A Jewish Response to Terror

“The Palestinian Arabs of the Gaza Strip came out en masse Tuesday night, August 31, to celebrate the brutal slaying of four Jewish civilians in Judea earlier in the evening. They all were residents of Bet Haggai. They are identified as Yitzhak (47) and Tali (45) Ames, parents of six, Cochava Even Haim, she was(…)

Please Tell Me What the Rebbe Said – volumes 1, 2, 3

Interpretations of the weekly Torah readings and the Festivals based on the Talks of  The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson. Throughout the Rebbe Shlita’s nesius, he has shown a special regard and concern for children. The many children’s rallies and Tzivos HaShem activities demonstrate the great affinity the Rebbe shows for children and the(…)

JewishCal

Jewish Cal is the most comprehensive Jewish and Hebrew calendar ever produced. Here are just some of  the features included: Holidays & events Events: See Jewish & Israeli events and holidays in a Secular (Gregorian), Jewish or Hebrew calendar view. Includes the Sefiras Ha’omer count. You can even add your own events such as a(…)

EshLuach

Hebrew Calendar show hebrew and gregorian date on one screen Show Holidays, Parashat Shavua, Sefirat Ha’omer Show Halachic times (sunrise sunset…) for current location by GPS Show time of  “Molad” for Rosh Chodesh לוח שנה עברי לועזי על מסך אחד מציג חגים, פרשת השבוע, ספירת העומר מציג את זמני ההלכה זריחה שקיעה ועוד לפי מיקום(…)

iParashahHolidays

iParashah Jewish Holidays is the ultimate source that brings to your Jewish iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad all you need to know about Holidays, as well as, a Jewish Calendar of all the Jewish and Israeli Holidays until 2030. The relevant Torah portion that should be read in the Holiday, and a Hebrew date converter, all(…)