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yarmulke

Judaism a skullcap worn by orthodox male Jews at all times, and by others during prayer
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The Sikhs' turban and the Jews' kippah have quasi-religious significance.
He had flown without his kippah, substituting it for what he assured The Daily Star was a "trendy" hat from a London store.
The police detained the four guards as they were leaving the compound after police imposed a siege for several hours on the Dome of the Rock mosque, which along with Al-Aqsa Mosque make the walled Al-Haram Al-Sharif (Nobel Sanctuary) compound, because one of the guards prevented a policeman wearing the Jewish kippah from entering the Dome of the Rock mosque.
Muslims worshippers and Al-aqsa guards demanded an Israeli policeman remove his "Kippah" the Talmudic cap before entering the holy site, triggering a standoff with police .
Tensions were sparked after the guards of the mosque prevented an Israeli policeman from storming the mosque wearing a Jewish Kippah. The guards asked the policeman to take off his Jewish Kippah before entering the mosque, but he refused to remove it and attempted to force his way into the mosque, according to Palestinian News Agency.
We also learn the fascinating case of Warder Cresson, who converted to Judaism while serving as US consul to Jerusalem; upon returning home with sidelocks and a velvet kippah, his family tried (unsuccessfully) to seize his property, claiming that his conversion was an indication of insanity.
Therefore, Omar with the help of the Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and the Incoming Rules Chairman Jim McGovern has proposed a new amendment that will allow religious headwear into the Congress; including hijab or kippah, to become the first congresswoman to wear a religious headscarf in the US.
Wearing a kippah skull cap, he placed a written prayer on a folded piece of paper into a crack in the wall, held his right hand against the stone and spent around a minute in quiet contemplation.
His comments come ahead of a "Berlin Wears Kippah" solidarity march in the German capital on Wednesday.
We don't want to see Trump wearing his kippah again and recognizing Arab (http://time.com/5174043/us-embassy-jerusalem-may/) Jerusalem as belonging to Jews worldwide.
Sporting the 'Kippah', the trademark Jewish small brimless cloth cap, Netanyahu was warmly welcomed by the present Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, his wife Chaya Kozlovsky, co-directors of Chabad House, and other officials, in the afternoon where he came to pay homage to the victims of the terror strikes.
In contrast, strong majorities approve of the Christian nun's habit (88%), the Jewish kippah (85%), the Sikh turban (77%) and the Islamic hijab (75%).