The Sefaria Torah Texts API allows developers to access Sefaria's structured database of Jewish texts and their interconnections in order to make their own apps. Those who are interested in running their own databases are encourages to download the data off of GitHub rather than use the API. Sefaria covers the Torah in the broadest sense, both in Hebrew and in translation. it is created, edited, and annotated by an open community.
Five APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Business, Music, and Religion, among others. Highlights include the Soundiiz music API. Also new to the directory are several Node.js frameworks. Here, we summarize the new additions and how they can assist developers.