Links to Jewish Software

(Especially for Learning Hebrew)

* The National Jewish Outreach Program has a program of FREE courses on Hebrew, everywhere in the USA and Canada. The program entails five sessions, each one and a half hours long, one session a week, and it’s absolutely free. Call 1-800-44-HEBRE(W). The site has online Hebrew resources as well.

* An Aleph-Bet chart created by NJOP, as part of the book associated with their course.

* The Alef-Bet Page has online and printable Hebrew alphabet
charts that include the Hebrew letters in three formats: block, script, and Rashi. The charts also have the numeric value of each letter.

* Learn Hebrew

Learn Hebrew is a free, on-line, educational resource to learn Hebrew words. The flash site incorporates 46 topics, along with over 1,700 Hebrew words and phrases. Each Hebrew word is presented as an image with nikud [vowels]. When you click on a word or phrase you can hear it spoken. This is a very impressive and big site. And it’s not only for English speakers either. The menus, transliterations and translations are in five languages: English, French, Russian, Spanish and Dutch.

* Learn Hebrew with Pictures and Audio

Learn Hebrew with Pictures and Audio is a free, online, educational resource to learn Hebrew words in a fun way. The site has 425 words and photographs ranging from fruit and vegetables to household items. Each Hebrew word is presented as an image with nikud [vowels]. There is an English transliteration and translation for each word and the Hebrew audio track provides you with the correct pronunciation of each word.

* Hebrew Resources

This is an amazing page with many links to Hebrew pages, emails, and online classes in Hebrew, Hebrew letter charts, a discussion forum, and much more. Some are free, and some are programs for sale that you can order.

* Hebrew for ME

A site FULL of amusing and entertaining games for children, through which they can learn simply Hebrew, as well as other Jewish educational matters. They also have an online Hebrew Keyboard Tutor.

* Read the Hebrew Bible

This website gives a free online lesson on the basics of reading and understanding Hebrew, especially Biblical Hebrew. It’s actually an intro for a longer course in Hebrew, for which they charge $27.00 a month. But what I’ve seen of the free intro class it seems to be well-done, by reliable people.

* Torah Tots

A great multimedia site for kids to play and learn about Judaism. These people have really gone to great lengths to make a good page.

* Davka Corporation’s Home Page

Davka is a leading Jewish software companies. They have some very good products, many of them educational.

* Torah Educational Software

A major distributor of Judaic Software. Learn Torah, Hebrew, Talmud, play games, use word processors, learn about Israel, Yad Vashem (Holocaust Studies), Bible Codes, and more.