Let’s make Hanukkah a chai-tech holiday and list 8 great mobile apps for the Members of the Tribe. From the silly to the practical, here are 8 apps you’ll want if you’re a Jew in the Digital Age: 1) BETA MIDRASH …

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In a move to give individuals the tools to fully experience Judaism in their everyday lives, the Rabbinical Assembly, the international association of Conservative rabbis and Masorti rabbis (Israel and Europe) has created a new smartphone app. Sanctifull, as the …

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Besides the often told joke that the definition of a Jewish holiday is “they tried to kill us, we prevailed, now let’s eat,” there are not many jokes about the Jewish calendar.  You might be surprised to know that the …

Looking for a Luach Mobile App? Put a Hebrew Calendar on Your iPhone! Read more »

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I wasn’t surprised that a reporter from the New York Times contacted me about mobile apps for Passover this year. I was just surprised it took her that long. Jennifer Medina, a reporter for the NY Times, called my cellphone …

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The Orthodox Union (OU) has just released a new mobile app that will be helpful for those seeking knowledge on what food products are kosher for Passover. The new app allows the user to enter any food item or product …

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Electronic books, known as e-books, became the dominant format for adult fiction in 2011 surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks according to the BookStats annual survey. We are increasingly choosing to read our novels, magazine, newspapers and even children’s books on …

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Everyone wants to know if a celebrity is Jewish or not. I’m not talking about the controversial “Who is a Jew” question that gets into matters of lineage. Rather, the dinner party question of whether a celebrity is Jewish or …

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Tisha B’Av, the 25-hour fast day beginning Monday night, is not the most popular holiday on the Jewish calendar. Many Jews let this summer day of commemoration of the destruction of the two temples in Jerusalem (as well as other …

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As more Jewish people acquire the latest in handheld technology – think iPhones, iPads, Android-powered smartphones, BlackBerrys and tablet PCs — there will be more Jewish-themed applications available for download. Some of these apps will be utilities for checking the …

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Many 30- and 40-year-olds will remember when a cart with a computer and monitor was wheeled into the classroom and students formed a single line waiting for a chance to use the device for a few minutes. Perhaps it was …

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