Ancient Jewish Texts Now Accessible in English Talmud App

[] Chicago, Illinois – Davka Corporation today is proud to announce the release of the Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The Soncino Talmud presents the Talmud, the central text of Rabbinic Judaism, in Hebrew and English, together with a speedy search engine that allows users to search the text in both languages, quickly locate relevant results, and view full texts instantly.

According to Rabbi Alan Rosenbaum, Vice-President of Davka Corporation, “The Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud makes Talmud study practical for on-the-go usage. It is affordable and easy to use.”

In addition to the app’s search capabilities, users can browse and study the texts, and mark, copy and email selections for future reference. The Soncino Talmud includes a number of useful features that make it versatile and powerful:

* Talmud can be viewed in Hebrew or English, and linked to the text in the second language
* Text can be searched in Hebrew or English, by general word match or exact word match
* Talmud text can be copied and pasted, or sent via iMessage, or Mail
* Hebrew and English can be viewed in facing windows that synchronize on each page

The Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud also includes the Hebrew commentary of Rashi on the Talmud, and the Hebrew/English texts of the Bible, all of which can be browsed, searched, and viewed. Additional Hebrew texts may be purchased within the app. The Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud is ideal for rabbis, scholars, and students – for anyone that is interested in studying the Talmud in Hebrew and English, and gaining a greater understanding into the world of Jewish law and tradition.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 8.0 or higher
* 152 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud 1.0 is $5.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category.Davka Corporation
Soncino Hebrew-English Talmud 1.0
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Davka Corporation, established in 1982, has 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) 2016 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.

###Alan Rosenbaum
Vice President
United States
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