Our Top 5 Favorite iOS Apps for a Happy Hanukkah
Hanukkah begins this Saturday, December 8th and goes through Sunday, December 16th. And what better way to celebrate holiday traditions than with the help from smartphone technology? From blessings to recipes, check out some of our favorite apps to help you make the most out of the Festival of Lights this year.
Light my Fire App – Celebrate Hanukkah wherever you are. First, select a contemporary or traditional Hanukkah lamp from the world-renowned collection of New York's Jewish Museum. Choose a unique background to place it on and light the lamp and share with your family and friends. Blessings are available in English, Hebrew, and transliterated Hebrew. Price: Free
Happy Hanukkah – Wish your family, and friends a Happy Hanukkah by sending them a celebration postcard. With more than 70 greeting cards to choose from, you’re bound to find one that fits you and the recipient perfectly! Price: $0.99
Hanukkah Recipes HD – This app provides you with more than 100 trusted Hanukkah recipes complete with categories, tips, and methods. Following are some of the traditional recipes included in this app: sweet kugel, apple fritters, gelt double-fudge cake, Hanukkah applesauce, honey cake, crisp fried potato latkes, halvah, and sfganiyout. Price: $1.99
iHanukkah – Learn or refresh the Hanukkah blessings with your own interactive Hanukkah. Touch-n-Read technology lets you read or sing along and hear every word. The record mode makes it easy to practice reading the Hebrew words and automatically saves your last recording. Includes an option to share your recording with anyone you’d like, or just use it to hear how you sound. You can also learn the meaning of the words through interactive activities. Price: $0.99
Hanukkah Gift List – Hanukkah Gift List is a fun and easy-to-use app to help you manage your Hanukkah gift recipients, planning, shopping and budgets. This app allows you to import your contacts for gift recipients, adding gifts and preferences to your contacts. You can also email planning and shopping lists and share photos of your gifts. It also includes a countdown timer to the start of Hanukkah, along with Menorah candles and a Dropbox backup and restoration option for all of your data. Price: $1.99