March 15, 2017

A kippa, kippah or yamaka is a brimless cap or skullcap, made of cloth. Kippas (kippot in Hebrew) are worn by Jews to fulfill the customary requirement held by Orthodox authorities that the head be covered at all times.

The tradition to wear a kippa is not der...

March 15, 2017

The fabric and color of the kippa is usually a sign of adherence to a specific religious movement. Knit kippahs, known as ‘kippot serugot (crocheted)’, are usually worn by Religious Zionists (usually in Israel), while Modern Orthodox in American tend to wear suede or l...

March 15, 2017

If you are Jewish or you identify with Jews, then you may show your pride and support by wearing a kippa. Yamakas come in different types and styles. There are regularly designed ones, and custom kippahs for special occasions such as a bar mitzva or wedding. You can ea...

March 15, 2017

We all appreciate the sacrifices of IDF soldiers who spend sleepless nights defending the State of Israel against aggressors. Many of them are religious Jews wear kippas and who pray regularly. In fact, recent studies show that over a third of officers currently servin...

March 15, 2017

One of the most popular celebrations in Jewish culture is the bar or bat mitzvah. The term ‘bar mitzvah’ refers to a Jewish religious custom where young boys who turn 13 years begin to be held responsible for the Jewish religion. During the ceremony, the boy will tradi...

March 15, 2017

Jews around the world love the customs, traditions and culture associated with Judaism that are manifested through Judaica. While some are religious Jews who follow the traditions religiously, others are secular and simply love anything Jewish due to historic, family o...

March 15, 2017

Prior to Pic-A-Kippa bursting onto the kippah scene, the only way kippa companies were able to customize a kippah was by printing an image or a logo onto a small part of the kippa, on one quarter of it. The way yarmulkes are made is by essentially taking four quarters...

March 15, 2017

According to Jewish custom, when a female turns 12 years of age (as opposed to 13 for a male), she becomes a Bat Mitzva. Literally translated as 'Of Commandment Age', the term refers to the young girl reaching an age where she is required to follow Jewish law and custo...

March 15, 2017

Nowadays it is commonplace for families celebrating a bar mitzva or bat mitzva to order custom kippahs for their party. These personalized kippas are considered a must have for the big event. The kippa will usually have an image of the logo of the event or some other t...

March 15, 2017

Millenials are obsessed with pictures. Taking them, posting them, 'liking' them, 'sharing' them and 'filtering' them. With the rise of social media as unarguably one of the most dominant forces of culture today, pictures have taken on new prominence in society. Sure yo...

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