About - Word by Word Passover Haggadah
Word by Word teaches the meaning and pronunciation of every Hebrew word in the
Passover Haggadah. It teaches one word at a time, in Haggadah sentence context
and as a standalone word. It can advance word by word in auto mode, or you can
set the pace of study to your personal preference. To further clarify the
pronunciation of the Hebrew, each word is transliterated, as well as translated.
We all know that a good foundation in Hebrew Vocabulary is essential to
understanding the Haggadah. Word by Word will give you that, and more. It will
increase your Hebrew Reading ability and comprehension.
Features - Word by Word Passover Haggadah
* Learn at your own pace - word by word.
* Learn the Meaning of every word.
* Learn the Pronunciation of every word.
* See English transliteration of each word.
* View English translation of each verse in context.
* Every word, Transliterated and Translated in English.
* View text in selection of large E-Z Reading Fonts with Vowels.
* Interactive Review of each lesson + Tracking of progress.
* Global Review and tracking of words that require further study.
* Printout of words missed with corrections & transliteration for review away
Word by Word Passover Haggadah
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich (1/1/2007) wrote:
Word: Bible Study Tool, a CD-ROM in
Hebrew and English by The Educational
Software Company, requires Windows
2000/XP, for children and adults, $39.95
(or shekel equivalent) for the Book of
Genesis and the whole Pentateuch 5
CD-ROMS for $149.95 (or shekel
equivalent). Rating: Five Stars *****
Now that Simhat Torah has passed and the
annual cycle of Torah portions has
begun, it is again worth reading the
Bible from "In the beginning..." Doing
so in English does not provide the same
satisfaction as in the original Hebrew.
But what do you do if your command of
the language is rusty?
This useful program... really part on an
ongoing work in development at The Torah
Educational Software Company (TES) in
Monsey, New York is for you, Jew and
non-Jew, as well as for English-speaking
Jewish children who have embarked
on their Torah studies. Released just a
few months ago, it has already been
introduced successfully in many Jewish
The developers, who have produced many
pieces of Jewish software over the last
17 years and have been working on the
project for three years, are now up to
the second Book of Kings and able to
translate another book for a new
CD-ROM every few months. TES president
Emanuel Fishman predicts it will take
another two years to complete the whole
Word by Word Bible was designed from the
ground up based on customer requests,
the program offers the exact English
translation of every Hebrew word, word
by word as stated by the title. Each
word is highlighted with color and
sounded out in a male voice in Sephardic
(modern) Hebrew, translated into English
and transliterated for pronouncing it
correctly. This pronunciation feature is
not yet incorporated in the
Haggadah,however TES will release a FREE
UPGRADE to all those with the earlier
is the option of changing the font size
to suit all eyes which makes reading a
Enter your name so that your progress
will be saved; there is room for 10
names; if an 11th user is entered, the
most veteran user will be replaced. Very
simple to use, the program opens with a
few bars of theme music, to get you into
the mood for studying, and then stops to
allow you to concentrate.
In the study mode, you may start from
the first verse of Genesis or pull down
the menu to choose another chapter (of
the 50 in Genesis) and verse or another
Book if you have the whole Pentateuch
version. You advance from word
to word by clicking on "Next Word" when
you are read. Optionally, you can turn
on Auto Advance feature, and the
narrator, highlighting, translation and
transliteration will proceed
automatically every number of seconds
In review mode, you are tested randomly
in a multiple choice format on more
than 200 words you learned in each
chapter (including repeats). The
beginneršs level sets no time limit,
while the intermediate level requires
that you click on the translated word
within 15 seconds and the advanced level
in seven seconds. You can also hear the
word pronounced as you take the quiz.
Your scores are saved under your name.
After you complete the review quiz,
click a button to see the words you
missed in the order you missed them (not
alphabetically); all of those are
displayed with their translations and
transliterations, and this list too can
to the disk's clipboard and printed for
study away from the computer. The words
are listed in the order that you missed
them, not alphabetically with their
correct English translation and
A very useful Bible dictionary stores
all the words from alef to tav found in
the Books of the Bible that are covered,
giving the Hebrew word, its translation
and its transliteration; all the words
can be printed out for studying away
from the computer or saved on the
clipboard and pasted into any Microsoft
Word or Dagesh Pro Document.
When TES completes the Bible, they will
not have finished. Fishman has plans to
create a Word by Word Siddur (prayer
book), Mishna and Talmud using the same
format. More power to them!