The Din in the Head

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Beit Dins and Sanhedrin

In the Second Temple period, a system of Jewish courts emerged.

Kippot (Head Coverings) in Synagogue

Changing trends in the use or non-use of a head covering in synagogue has been an indicator of changing relations with the surrounding community.

Men’s Head Covering in Synagogue: Reform Judaism’s Views

Changing ideas about whether men should wear a kippah (skullcap) during prayer reflect development and maturation of American Reform attitudes toward tradition.