- 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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A kippa is a headcovering, a yarmulke, which in my case covers a bald dome.
This Wednesday, a Jewish student visiting the Temple Mount was asked by Muslim Waqf officials to remove his kippa.