We work hard to bring you a continually better user experience on Sefaria. Here is a roundup of some tech and product updates we have made since the beginning of 2021. Click on an item below or scroll down to see some exciting updates.
New Resource Panel Design
Our team is excited to share a brand new, user-friendly design of Sefaria's resource panel (web version only!). On the Sefaria site, just click the passage you're reading to pull up connections, translations, and more. For details, check out the FAQ.
Help Center Updates
You can now access all FAQs in the Sefaria Help Center collection. Easily access the help center anytime on the Sefaria website by clicking your profile picture and selecting "Help." If you're not logged in, click the question mark in the upper right corner to access the Help Center.
Dictionary Feature on Source Sheets
Want to look up a Hebrew word quoted in a source sheet? We've added the dictionary feature to sheets, so now you can! In any primary source, just highlight a Hebrew word to open the dictionary definition in the resource panel. (Tutorial here.)
Opt Out of Reading History
Want to turn your Sefaria reading history off? Just click on your profile picture in the upper right corner of the screen, click Account Settings, and select "Off" under your reading history. (Directions here.)
Search for Sefaria Users
The search bar isn't just for texts and topics anymore! Find your friends, rabbis, and favorite Jewish organizations by searching their names in the Sefaria search bar. Explore their sheets, then add your favorites to your collections!
View Talmudic Rabbis' Biographies
Curious to learn more about the rabbis mentioned in the Mishnah and Talmud? As you read, click on any Talmudic rabbi's name to pull up their biography right next to the passage. (Note: This feature is currently available on the web version only.)
New Related Web Pages in the Resource Panel
Looking for interesting perspectives on the texts you're reading? Find articles from over 75 outside organizations (and counting!) connected to Sefaria library texts. Just click on a verse, scroll down in the resource panel to "Web Pages," and visit the pages that pique your curiosity.