Jastrow Dictionary for iPhone

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Do you know who it was Marcus Jastrow? I’m sure the answer is: yes, of course. He was a renowned Talmudic scholar, most famously known for his authorship of the popular and comprehensive A Dictionary of the Targumim, Talmud Babli, Talmud Yerushalmi and Midrashic Literature.

Jastrow Dictionary of the Talmud is the only book by a non Orthodox Jewish scholar used in every English speaking yeshiva in the world. Whether you are a beginner or a Torah scholar this is an essential part of any Jewish library.

Unless you are fluent in Hebrew and Aramaic this book is essential for any serious student of Talmud.

This Dictionary has a great advantage in fact that is compact and gives not only translations of the Aramaic expressions, but it gives also examples from real rabbinic scripts as Talmud, Midrashes and specially from Targums which form an important testimony on how the ancient rabbis understood the biblical texts.

Just before Rosh Hashanah TES (Torah Educational Software) released instant reference bi-directional Hebrew-English and Aramaic-English dictionary for iPhone, including every word in the renowned Jastrow Talmud dictionary. Over 120,000 entries!

Fast search, multiple definition display. One click to show the actual page in the Jastrow that your word appears on for usage examples and further sources.

Whether you learn…

  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Mishnaic Hebrew
  • Talmud Bavli & Yerushalmi
  • Zohar or Medrashic Literature

you will find this Dictionary a real help.

Not only will it instantly give you the translation you need, but it will give hypertext access to the complete Jastrow Dictionary for important background information

and examples of the word usage.

The Dictionary will work from Hebrew to English and vice versa.

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad

Category: Reference
Released: September 02, 2010
Publisher: Torah Educational Software, Inc.
Price: $14.99 (buy app)

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