For the Jew who really has everything (except a $36,000 kippah, that is).
JERUSALEM For a few days, exotic animal-skin kippahs were something of a sensation in Israel.
The move revokes a 20-year-old ban on religious head coverings that was originally imposed for “safety reasons.”
“That’s a big f**king yarmulke,” says a voice coming from behind me.
What happens when your kippah doubles as a Phillies cap? A short documentary by Aeon’s Collin Kornfeind explores yarmulkes that double as nods to popular culture.
Sending a yarmulke-wearing man out with a hidden video camera to document anti-Semitism on the streets of Europe is quickly becoming a journalistic trope.
The divisive hashtag #thedress was trending all over social media. (For the record, we’re team black and blue). But what about #theyarmulke?
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.
Yarmulkes aren’t just for men. From the classic doily to pink suede, Aurora Mendelsohn examines religious head coverings for women — and the messages they send.
We asked our readers to Tweet their favorite yarmulkes at us. Many obliged, including Dan Shapiro, the ambassador to Israel. Here’s the pick of the bunch.