What’s the blessing for Sushi? There’s an app for that – iBless Food

By on May 4, 2010 at 2:47 am

Chicago, Illinois – Davka Corporation today is pleased to announce the release of iBless Food 1.0, a lookup guide and reference for the Hebrew blessings recited before and after eating. iBless Food displays a scrollable list of more than 380 different foods, including appetizers, main courses, fruits, vegetables, snacks and desserts.

When the desired food is selected, the blessing name appears on screen. An additional tap will display the full text of the blessing in Hebrew and English transliteration. The blessing is chanted, and each word is highlighted on screen. iBless Food includes the text and audio of the blessings recited before and after eating, as well as the text of the Grace After Meals. The program also includes a blessings quiz, as well as additional information about the customs and practices of the blessings.

iBless Food is ideal for on-the-go individuals who need a handy reference guide to the proper food blessings as well as for anyone who wants to expand his or her knowledge of Jewish traditions.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 15.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
iBless Food 1.0 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

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iBless Food 1.0
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Davka Corporation, established in 1982, pioneered the usage of computers in Jewish education. Today, Davka is the world’s largest developer of Judaic and Hebrew software, with innovative titles in the areas of Jewish history, Hebrew language, customs, tradition, and more. Copyright (C) 1982-2010 Davka Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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