a skullcap worn by Orthodox Jewish males, also worn by most Conservative and some Reform Jewish males during prayer.
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How to use yarmulke in a sentence
That’s how he knows that of the 218 rabbis who delivered prayers in the “modern TV era,” 180 — 83 percent — wore yarmulkes.Praying for the politicians: A new book recounts the history of rabbis in the Capitol | John Kelly | December 9, 2020 | Washington Post
If they were meaningful, we might have realized it before—surely one of these kids wore a cross, or a yarmulke, or a hijab?
An older bro wore a red bow tie and a yarmulke emblazoned with the “TEAM MITCH” logo as he stared down at his smartphone intently.
A psychiatric resident came in to speak with Dianne and the husband saw he was wearing a yarmulke.
Does Braun genuinely identify as a Jew, or was he forced into a virtual yarmulke and then despised for it?
British Dictionary definitions for yarmulke
Judaism a skullcap worn by orthodox male Jews at all times, and by others during prayer
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Cultural definitions for yarmulke
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