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Description

Sefaria delivers 3,000 years of Jewish texts in Hebrew and English translation (Torah, Tanakh, Mishnah, Talmud, and more) to your iPhone or iPad.

English translations include the JPS 1985 Tanakh and the Koren-Steinsaltz Talmud, plus many more.

Search by keyword or browse the table of contents to explore texts, translations, and commentaries. The entire library can fit on your phone (280MB) so you can learn while you're offline.

Sefaria is a non-profit organization that creates open source software and publishes digital texts with open licenses.

The app currently features:
- Current readings for Parashat HaShavua and Daf Yomi.
- Offline access to the all texts and connections in Sefaria's library.
- Over a dozen Torah commentaries: Rashi, Ibn Ezra, Ramban, Sforno, Abarbanel, Baal HaTurim, Chizkuni, Daat Zekenim, Haamek Davar, Ikar Siftei Hachamim, Kli Yakar, Or HaChaim, Penei Dovid, Radak, Rashbam, Sepher Torat Elohim, Shadal.
- Mishnah commentaries include Bartenura and Ikat Tosafot Yom Tov.
- Talmud Bavli commentaries include Rashi, Tosafot, Rashba and Rosh.
- Other genres include Midrash, Halakha, Kabbalah, Liturgy, Philosophy, Chasidut, Musar, Responsa, and more.
New texts are being added to the database all the time.

Sefaria’s iOS app was generously sponsored in honor of Henry Koschitzky’s 80th birthday by his children.

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Education

Secondary: Books

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Version History

Launched Dec 20, 2016 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Apr 16
2020
(Current)
Version 5.5.9

Fix issue with saving last book read
Fix issue with saving texts

Apr 14
2020
Version 5.5.8

Fix issue with versions not displaying
Fix app crashing every so often

Apr 06
2020
Version 5.5.7

Open a search result faster
See version information on search results
Fix issue with versions on Genesis

Mar 11
2020
Version 5.5.1

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Feb 05
2020
Version 5.5.0

Dedication page

Dec 17
2019
Version 5.4.6

Add new calendars
Choose Ashkenaz or Sephardi Haftorah
Fix bugs relating to bugs not opening both online and offline

Nov 30
2019
Version 5.4.4

Bug Fixes:
- Fix jump that can happen when scrolling
- Prevent app from crashing when offline
- Prevent some books from not opening when offline

Oct 31
2019
Version 5.4.2

Bug fixes
- Fix some offline books which were crashing
- Load books on offline mode by default
- Fix version information in connections panel
- Use Hebrew titles for Hebrew app language

Oct 28
2019
Version 5.4.1

Fix Daf Yomi issue

Oct 24
2019
Version 5.4.0

- **Sign in**
- Sign in to your account
- Sync history / saved texts / settings between sefaria.org and app
- View personal sheets in app
- More detailed history
- Save sheets
- Change interface language of app from settings page
- Bug fixes
- Going to books with an error no longer crashes the app
- Don't turn off sound of background apps

Jul 10
2019
Version 5.3.4

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Jun 17
2019
Version 5.3.3

Source sheets arranged by topic categories.
Additional bug fixes and performance enhancements.

May 30
2019
Version 5.3.2

Deep Linking - clicking on a Sefaria link will open the app

May 17
2019
Version 5.2.6

Differentiate Israeli and Diaspora parsha

May 03
2019
Version 5.2.0

- Sefaria's public source sheets now show up in search results.
- Other bug fixes and feature enhancements.

Mar 18
2019
Version 5.0.2

Bug fixes, and a Purim Surprise

Feb 21
2019
Version 5.0.0

- View public source sheets on the app.

Nov 09
2018
Version 1.14.0

- Better user experience while scrolling

Aug 02
2018
Version 1.12.1

- More daily calendars including 929, Mishna Yomit and Rambam Yomi
- Faster search

Jul 19
2018
Version 1.10.7

- Fixed issue with copying and sharing

Jul 12
2018
Version 1.10.6

- Download only part of the library from settings menu
- Better copy & paste
- Share feature
- Report errors

Jun 01
2018
Version 1.7.9

- Autocomplete search results
- Save texts using the star icon

May 06
2018
Version 1.7.4

- Fix versions not in English
- Add donate button

Mar 20
2018
Version 1.6.1

- Bug fixes

Mar 15
2018
Version 1.6.0

- View alternate text versions from the commentary panel.
- Information about each book
- Parsha and Aliya headers. Aliya headers can be turned on the text settings

Feb 16
2018
Version 1.4.4

- Smoother scrolling experience and additional bug fixes

Feb 07
2018
Version 1.4.2

- Improved performance when scrolling in text
- iPhone X support
- Fixed critical layout bug on iPad
- Fix bug related to duplicate commentaries
- General bug fixes

Aug 17
2017
Version 1.2.4

- Filter search results by category or book
- Better navigation for texts with many named sections like Siddur
- Bug fixes

May 05
2017
Version 1.1.1

- Fixes for problems with downloading library updates
- Browse all commentaries through the main library menus
- Always use secure connections when connecting to the Internet

Feb 13
2017
Version 1.1.0

- Download library updates, including the new William Davidson Talmud with Steinsaltz English translation.
- Ta'amei Ha'mikra available in Tanakh
- Long press a text to copy

Dec 20
2016
Version 1.0

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