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.
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.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras refused to cover his head at a Yad Vashem memorial ceremony.
Quebec’s separatist government is betting on broad popular support with a proposal that prohibits public workers from wearing headscarves, skullcaps and other religious symbols, yet it is dividing the movement that advocates independence from Canada.