Yahrzeit Calendar and Shabbat Candle Lighting – free apps

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The non-profit Jewish funeral home, Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, operating among Jewish community in New York City, released two new free apps: Yahrzeit and Shabbat Candle Lighting.  These apps make it now three mobile apps that the organization has released. Earlier this year the users of phones with Android system received a similar app called Shabbat Shalom.

The app by Plaza Jewish Community Chapel doesn’t let you to forget any Yahrzeit. You can create your own personalized calendar for as long as 25 years. The app let you to email your Yahrzeit Calendar to your family and friends.

Yahrzeit Calendar compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Category: Utilities
Released: March 24, 2011
Publisher: Keith Friedman @ reifytechnologies
Price: Free (get app)

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With Plaza’s Shabbat Candle Lighting app you can check the Shabbat times of handle lighting all around the world.  To display the Shabbat time all you have to do is to enter your zip code.  As simple as that.

We are excited to be on the cutting edge of technology that allows us to merge Jewish traditions with high-tech communications,” said Stephanie Garry, marketing director of Plaza Jewish Community Chapel.

 

Shabbat Candle Lighting compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Category: Utilities
Released: March 24, 2011
Publisher: Keith Friedman @ reifytechnologies
Price: Free (get app)

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Plaza Jewish Community Chapel is a not-for-profit corporation governed by an unpaid Board of Directors that includes rabbis from all of the major denominations, representatives of Jewish social service agencies, individuals who serve as lay leaders in synagogues and Jewish communal organizations. Plaza ensures that every member of the Jewish community receives a dignified and respectful Jewish funeral by eliminating the profit motive and commercialism often associated with the funeral industry and providing appropriate connections to Jewish communal resources that the bereaved may need to cope with emotional or practical problems.

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(Mati Szmidt)

 

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