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Kipah (Head Covering), The

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Kipah (Head Covering), The: (lit. dome; Yiddish: yarmulkeh) Skullcap. The head covering worn by Jewish men symbolizing recognition of G-d above.
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2,500 of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds at rally to support Jews in Germany
Some 2,500 people, many wearing kippot (yarmulkes), gathered on April 25 in front of Berlin’s Jüdisches Gemeindehaus (Jewish community center) to show their support and solidarity for the country’s Jews. Organizers had encouraged Berlin’s citizens to asse...
A call for Jews to remove their head-coverings results in unusual support for Jewish practice
When a community leader in the southern French city of Marseille recently suggested that Jewish men and boys should stop wearing their kipahs in public for fear of anti-Semitic attacks, he inadvertently launched a healthy dialogue on just how important it...
The Las Vegas Metro Police Department settled for $350,000, and will allow Jewish officer Detective Steve Riback to wear a beard and cover his head.
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