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

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kaddish-jewish-cemetery-appKaddish 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 .

The Kaddish is said from the day of burial, daily for the first eleven months, and on the anniversary of the death.

The recitation of the Kaddish is one of the primary ritual observances of Jewish mourning practice, and is recited by mourners during each of the three daily services in the synagogue.

iKaddish for iPhone and iPad by Davka Corporation teaches the recitation of the Mourner’s Kaddish.

iKaddish displays the text of the Kaddish in the original Aramaic and English transliteration, and chants the text, highlighting each word as it is pronounced. Users can pause after each screen, tap and listen again, or go forward to the next section.  iKaddish includes the text and audio of the Mourner’s Kaddish, as well as the longer Rabbis’ Kaddish, in both Sephardic and Ashkenazic pronunciations.

iKaddish also contains an explanatory section about the Kaddish that includes the English translation, as well as additional information about its recitation.

App: iKaddish by Davka Corporation

 

Compatible: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Category: Lifestyle
Released: July 30, 2010
Publisher: Davka Corporation
Price: $0.99 (buy app)

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