Pronounced: sht-RYE-mull, Origin: Yiddish, a large fur hat worn by Hasidic men.

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Kippah, Tallit and Tefillin

The clothing of Jewish prayer.

What Is A Kippah?

Also known as a yarmulke or skullcap, a kippah is a headcovering for Jews.