Artscroll has announced a digital edition of the Artscroll Talmud. This new Talmud app, B”H, will be available before the next Daf Yomi cycle begins in August. RustyBrick*, well know for its iSiddur, Mishna Torah and other Jewish Apps, are responsible for designing and developing the application software for mobile devices including the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
This was back in the early sixties, when the first mainframe computers were being introduced into business. Professor Abraham Polichenco, a pioneer in computer technology, visited the Lubavitcher Rebbe and posed a question to him: "I know that everything that exists in the world, even something that we discover later in history, has its source somewhere in the Torah. So, where are there computers in the Torah?" Without hesitation, the Rebbe answered, “Tefillin.”
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Jewish tradition teaches that the pomegranate is a symbol for righteousness, because it is said to have 613 seeds which corresponds with the 613 mitzvot or commandments of the Torah. For this reason and others, many Jews eat pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year). However, the actual number of seeds varies with individual fruits. It is also a symbol of fruitfulness.