When a French rabbi tried to cast his vote at a polling station in Toulouse, he was turned away on account of his offensive attire — specifically, his kippah.
Germany’s Jewish community leader has advised Jews not to wear skullcaps in areas with a large Muslim population, a warning that underscores fears about growing anti-Semitism in Europe.
You can tell a lot about a Jewish male by the type of yarmulke that he wears. Here’s our guide to the astounding variety of skullcaps, and what they mean.
Israeli barber Shalom Koresh has designed yarmulkes that blend in with the wearer’s hair. It’s his response to the increasing numbers of anti-Semitic attacks in Europe.
A Swedish reporter who went undercover and walked around the city of Malmo while wearing a kippah to test attitudes toward Jews was hit once and cursed at by passersby before he fled for fear of serious violence.
Ari Engel has made $5 million as a professional poker player. And you’ll never guess why this rabbi’s son says wearing a yarmulke gives him an edge.
Too lazy to sort through your parents’ kippah drawer? Now, you can print one — with impressive results.
A Jewish school in Denmark informed parents that its pupils are no longer allowed to wear religious symbols near school grounds.
Two Jewish teenagers reported that they were sprayed with tear gas in an attack in Sarcelles, a northern suburb of Paris.