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The COVID vaccine roll-out is raising hopes for eased restrictions on travel and visits to cultural sites. Just in time — United Synagogue, the British orthodox synagogue umbrella, has launched a free new smartphone self-guided walking tour of historic Jewish London. The Jewish of London tour is organized around 15 thematic “stops” in central London and the East End.
Updated: May. 10, 2021
Yeshiva University is proud to announce the introduction of the YUTorah app for YUTorah Online, the largest audio Torah website in the world. Users from anywhere in the world will now be able to listen on their mobile devices to more than 180,000 shiurim [lectures] and over 2,000 male and female speakers affiliated with YU.
Updated: Mar. 07, 2019
Human guides are great, but these Israeli apps put a wealth of information and navigation at the fingertips of DIY tourists in Holy Land. Now is the time to jump on the bandwagon as record-breaking numbers of tourists are entering Israel — 776,000 people in the first three months of 2014, three percent more than the same period in 2013.Touring Israel on a budget? Download some of these awesome applications to your smartphone to get the most out of your trip.
Updated: May. 25, 2014
The All Jewish Digital (formerly Jewish iPhone Community) website was founded in early 2010 with the goal of making it easy to find Jewish mobile applications. To date it is the only English-language website of this kind. The All Jewish Digital was established to create a virtual community of those that use mobile devices with any kind of Jewish applications. Jews of all affiliations – religious or secular, Orthodox or Reform, Chassid or Litvak – who are looking for a friendly e-community built around traditional Jewish values will find something here.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2014
WhatsApp, a messaging app that allows users to interact individually, and as a group, with their friends, directly from their phones presents a number of educational and spiritual challenges, both for teens, and for educators trying to teach our students to learn to manage their lives and the many distractions that constantly bombard them. In this month's Eye on Education, Rabbi Yona Goodman, Director of the Institute for Contemporary Chinuch with Emunah at the Orot Israel College of Education presents some of the issues that WhatsApp presents, and suggests several ideas to address the challenge of 24-hour connectivity.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2014
This free webinar, to be held on February 13, 2013, 7 PM Israel Time, 12 PM EST led by David Lachmish and Shani Ziv will deal with the gamification of location-based learning. During the webinar, we will analyze several gaming structures related to location-based learning, and extract the gamification principles embedded in them.
Updated: Jan. 29, 2013
Through Jewish leadership and alumni engagement, Ramahniks from all over the world can now converge in one place: Ramah365. Challenge yourself with fun and exciting missions, win prizes, and interact with Ramah staff members and alumni across the globe. The Ramah365 Mobile App is a project of the National Ramah Commission, Inc, generously funded by a Signature Grant from the Covenant Foundation.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2012
The not-a-box-media lab will soon be releasing the AlephBet App, an Apple iPad/iPod application, designed to teach early Hebrew letter recognition to three-five year olds. The AlephBet App offers parent and child learning opportunities at any time. It contains three different games to practice the Hebrew letters. The AlephBet App will be made possible with generous support from the Covenant Foundation.
Updated: Sep. 27, 2012
Dina Kraft writes about a slew of new smartphone apps that serve the Jewish observance and educational needs. There are now dozens of apps developed for mobile devices that range from finding the closest Kosher restaurant to teaching preschoolers how to write their Aleph Bet and more are being released every month.
Updated: Sep. 12, 2012
This week, Artscroll announced the 'ArtScroll Digital Library.' The RustyBrick software and web developers are responsible for designing and developing the application software for mobile devices including the Apple iPad & iPhone. First to be developed will be the ArtScroll Schottenstein Talmud App for iPad and iPhone, which will be completed by July 2012. Later apps for Android and Microsoft are planned. The price of the app has not yet been announced.
Updated: Mar. 06, 2012