iGevalt is an augmented reality (AR) dreidel simulator for Hanukkah. Hold the device over a flat textured surface and you can spin the dreidel with a swipe of your finger. When it lands, a popup will appear that shows you what you got. There are real sounds of kids playing right along with you!

There's also a version for devices that don't support the augmented reality features in iOS.

A dreidel is a four-sided spinning top, played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukkah, Chanukah, and Hanukah). Each side of the dreidel has a letter of the Hebrew alphabet:
נ (Nun)
ג (Gimel)
ה (Hei)
ש (Shin)

Together, these form the acronym for "נס גדול היה שם" (Nes Gadol Haya Sham). This translates to "a great miracle happened there".

These letters also form a mnemonic for the rules of the game played with a dreidel: Nun stands for the Yiddish word nite ("nothing"), Hei stands for halb ("half"), Gimel for gants ("all"), and Shin for shteln ("put").

Dreidel in Yiddish is written as
or using Roman characters: dreydl

Happy Chanukah!

What's New

Version 2.0.1

Support for iOS 11 and ARkit.

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
24 Ratings
24 Ratings
Andipandi333 ,

It's ok...

The animation is nice looking, and the kid voices are fun. However, it would be better if it was actually a game that kept score, etc. All it does is randomly play animations of a spinning dreidel. I think this is more of a tutorial for dreidel playing, especially for older kids. My 8 year old was bored with this. My 3 year old didn't care though, she just liked making it spin.

Tyrrhenian ,

I can't believe I paid for this.

It spins. It stops. It spins. It stops.

This isn't a game. It doesn't keep track of a score. For all the explaining of the dreidel game there is in the description, it's seems there should be more too this. I felt it was misleading.

Hope the makers improve this app. Otherwise the "nun" is on me.

lulubellesf ,

So fun for the holiday!

This new version is awesome! The sound effects are great and the AR is really fun. The kids are really into it! It’s great for learning (or relearning) the rules of dreidel!!


50.9 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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