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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Examples from the Web for kippa

Contemporary Examples of kippa

  • A kippa is a headcovering, a yarmulke, which in my case covers a bald dome.

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    New Words For A New War

    Gil Troy

    November 19, 2012

  • This Wednesday, a Jewish student visiting the Temple Mount was asked by Muslim Waqf officials to remove his kippa.

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    Davening Discrimination

    Sahar Segal

    June 21, 2012