The Baal Shem Tov, or Besht —  the founder of Chasidism — 
met the soul of the Messiah during an ascent to heaven. 
The Besht asked him, "When will the Master come?" 
The Messiah answered, "When your wellsprings break forth to the outside!" 
(from a letter written by the Besht to his brother-in-law about one of his soul ascents) 


 

iPhone | ANDROID OMER COUNTER

Get the neohasid iPhone app OmerCounter from the App store! Get the ANDROID version. If you want to find out about app updates, or just want to support neohasid, please sign up for our mailing list (about 2 emails per month). (Click here for everything else OMER on neohasid—widgets you can put on a webpage, Rainbow Day liturgy, the spring blessing for flowering trees, etc.)

David Cooper created an iPhone app in 2009 based on javascript I wrote for the omer widget in 2008, and implemented an idea I had: the Tree of the Sefirot appears, with a ring around the Sefirah of the week and a dot inside the Sefirah of the day. David also added the count formula and blessing in Hebrew, English and transliteration. This year's update to the iPhone PAID app will change count according to sunset in your actual location, keep track of which days you've counted, and give you notifications. There's also a quote for each day, accessible from all versions.

Follow the links below to get the app for iPhone or DROID. NOTE: THE UPDATED iOS PAID VERSION is live in itunes. For the unpaid version, get the old one now and then update when the new version is in the store. SIGN UP for our mailing list to support neohasid and to hear when the update becomes available.

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Here are the links:

iPhone Paid version -- UPDATED!

iPhone Free version

Android version (Free) -- download and install directly (just tap the apk file)

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Design in progress © Rabbi David Mevorach Seidenberg 2006