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kippa

(kiˈpa)
n
(Judaism) Judaism a skullcap worn by orthodox male Jews at all times and by others for prayer, esp a crocheted one worn by those with a specifically religious Zionist affiliation
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Last year, during the the time of the festival, he was reportedly seen leaving a Manhattan kosher eatery and was also seen wearing a kipah, the blue-knitted traditional cap, with his name writtern on it.
Cnaan Liphshiz, "In Scandinavia, Kipah Becomes a Symbol of Defiance for Malmo's Jews," Jewish Telegraphic Agency, September 24, 2012.
Some guy who had forgotten to take off his kipah asked if he could starve the goose.
Una cruz es un hermoso simbolo para la fe de los cristianos, pero seria absurdo blandirla en alto en una celebracion judia, lo mismo que entrar a la misa catolica con la kipah judia, o imponer a las mujeres mexicanas el velo islamico.
Each boy will be given a pair of tephillin, a tallit, a siddur, a kipah and an MP3.
This apparition looked like nothing so much as a horn-rimmed bespectacled leprechaun wearing a white kipah on top of his head
Yet by the time the judges and court attendants are running Shylock down during Antonio's trial and Shylock's kipah is plucked from his head as part of his punishment (he must convert to Christianity), we have witnessed a culture that breeds hate and vengefulness.
Students and faculty openly clashed, but the consensus was that "the kipah had become a hallmark of American Orthodoxy.