Smartphone Can Help You Learn How, When and Why To Say Kaddish [iOS And Android Devices]

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Reciting Kaddish is one of the greatest gifts you can give to your departed loved one. You may discover it also to be integral to your mourning and healing process. However, saying Kaddish can be daunting, for those experiencing a loss for the first time and have not had to say Kaddish before. Kaddish Assistant,(…)

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

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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 .(…)

Kaparot App For The Eve Of Yom Kippur

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Tefilat Kaparot is a Jewish ritual practiced by some Jews on the eve of Yom Kippur. The person swings a live chicken or a bundle of coins over one’s head three times, symbolically transferring one’s sins to the chicken or coins. The chicken is then slaughtered and donated to the poor for consumption at the pre-fast meal. In this application you’ll find(…)

Ashkenazi Jews Start To Warming Up To Rosh Hashana With Their Selichot [iOS App]

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In the Sephardic tradition, Selichot on the second day of the month of Elul and recite  Selichot  throughout  the  entire Elul (Selichot for iPhone according to the nusach Sephardi). In the  Ashkenazic tradition, it begins on the Saturday  night  before Rosh  Hashanah –  this year  Selichot  (according  to Ashkenazi  custom) begin after midnight of Sunday(…)

Prayers of Repentance – Selichot For iPhone According To The Nusach Sephardi [Update]

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In the Sephardic tradition, Selichot are said beginning with the month of  Elul (1st day of Rosh Chodesh Elul this year August 27) , through Yom Kippur to help worshippers direct their hearts and minds to the process of teshuvah, repentance.   At  the  Selichot service, worshippers begin to examine  their  deeds of the past year,  seeking forgiveness from G-d, and promising(…)

Wake Up King David To Ask The Almighty For Full Redemption And Peace [Psalms Apps]

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A letter from a soldier in Gaza: Today our hearts are pounding in fear. Who of us will die? And who will return safely? We are your messengers in fighting . We are fighting so you can live peacefully with your children. So you can stay alive. We are your protection. Will you be ours?(…)

Sefer Tehillim (Psalms) App With Text And Audio Files (Mp3)

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Natan Rolnik is a young generation former Brazilian developer who started his career as a creator of Jewish apps before becoming a part of the team of some Israeli start-up. It is thanks to this guy we can rejoice in the presence on our iDevices of the monoliths of the Jewish literature such as Mesilat Yesharim(…)

Psalms App For iPhone And Android

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With RustyBrick’s  Tehilim  app you have options for reading by chapter, day of month or day of week. The text is presented in both English and Hebrew and provides settings for showing one or the other or both. Features By Chapter/Perek, By Day of Month, By Day of Week English and Hebrew Texts Easy to(…)

Read Psalms In The Original Hebrew And Understand The Meaning Of Every Word (iOS App)

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The Hebrew Psalms Reader by TES  (Torah Educational Software)  is available also on the iOS devices.  App includes complete Book of  Psalms – 150 Chapters. The Psalms Reader was developed to give the user the ability to read Psalms in the original Hebrew and understand the meaning of  every word. This is the most advanced(…)

Read Tehilim (Psalms) On Your iPhone

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Esh Tehilim  is  another app  with  Psalms. In the standard  books of Psalms, the 150 chapters are grouped into seven portions, so that they can be completed every week, and into thirty portions, so that they can be completed every Jewish month. Some people recite Psalms according to the weekly cycle, while others follow the(…)

Find Or Create A Minyan When Traveling Or While Out At Social Events With The Help Of A New Smartphone App


RustyBrick, Inc. latest app for iOS and Android once again shows how technology can make Jewish life easier. The Minyan Now, iOS and Android app, allow Jewish people to create a minyan. Often, it is hard to find or “get” a minyan when traveling or while out at social events. This app solves that problem(…)

Forgot To Count The Omer Last Night? There’s Really No Excuse, You Have Apps For That…

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We are now in the process of doing a daily count of the Omer, (the 49 days between Pesach and Shavuot), as the Torah tells us “u’sefartem lachem” to actually count these days one by one, as we head on a journey from slavery and exile in Egypt to exodus and Divine revelation at Sinai.(…)

Sefiros Grow iPhone App Provides Daily Kabbalistic Insights

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by Rabbi Michael Green Throughout the world, young and old alike enjoy the festive bonfires of  Lag B’Omer and the delicious cheesecake of  Shavuot. That said, we need to perform the act of Sefiras HaOmer, counting the Omer (all the way from the holiday of Passover to Shavuot), to reach these dates. And yet, understanding the mechanics and(…)

Ultimate Omer 2 – The Sefira App You Can Count On

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The Omer is counted from the second night of  Passover through the night before Shavuot. It is best to count the Omer at nightfall, immediately after the evening prayer. Ultimate Omer 2 is a Sefirat Ha’Omer app for iOS created by Moshe Berman (more his apps). It includes the texts of related blessings and prayers for counting the Omer,(…)

Ultimate Digital Haggadah App Features Illustrations Of Famous New York City Synagogues

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Downhill Publishing is releasing version 2.0 of  the Ultimate Digital Haggadah. The  Ultimate  Digital  Haggadah 2.0  for  iPad (Android devices soon)   fuses  medieval  Spanish calligraphy  and  digital design to tell the story of  the  Jews’  journey  from  Egypt  to the Promised Land. “The Haggadah App is a delightful method of bridging the old and(…)