We cover our heads out of respect for G-d
also known as a yarmulkes (Yiddish) from the Aramaic meaning "fear of the King" (i.e. G-d), are hemispherical or platter-shaped caps, usually made of cloth, worn by Jews to fulfill the customary requirement held by some Orthodox authorities that the head be covered at all times. It is usually worn by men and, less frequently, by women (in Conservative and Reform communities) at times of prayer.
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The shape of Buchari Kippah
is very similar to the traditional
hat worn by the neighbors of Bukharan Jews
- the Uzbeks and Tadzhiks.
This is a 2,500 year-old tradition.