The kippah (meaning “cover”; also called by the Yiddish term yarmulkeh) is a head covering worn by Jewish men and some Jewish women. In most communities it is worn in synagogue or during prayers, and many Jews choose to wear a kippah all the time. It is a sign of respect, recognising that God is above us. Kippot (plural) come in many different shapes, sizes and colours, inspired by the different cultures and countries across the world.
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