German government calls on people to wear the kippah

German official withdraws earlier warning against wearing kippah after Merkel's spokesman intervenes.Ben Ariel, 5/28/2019, 4:44 AM

German tabloid publishes cut-out kippah in solidarity with Jews

BILD newspaper prints cut-out kippah for readers to wear after German anti-Semitism commissioner warns Jews not to wear kippahs.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 5/27/2019, 7:20 PM

German newspaper supports the kippah

Germany’s Bild newspaper to print image of a kippah that can be cut and worn on one’s head.Nitsan Keidar, 5/27/2019, 4:05 AM

Polish politician slips kippah on head of TV debate rival

Konrad Berkowicz places skullcap on head of Anna Krupka, state secretary for sports and culture on Saturday during debate in Kielce.Cnaan Liphshiz - JTA, 5/20/2019, 7:46 PM

New Quebec bill would ban religious symbols

Canadian province of Quebec introduces bill that bans some public employees from wearing religious symbols at work, including kippahs.Elad Benari, 3/29/2019, 4:09 AM

The story behind Frank Sinatra’s $10,000 kippah

Where did Frank Sinatra's kippah, auctioned off recently for $10,000, come from?Stephen Silver, JTA, 12/28/2018, 8:34 AM

Frank Sinatra's kippa sells for nearly $10,000

Specially-made Jewish head-covering embroidered with Frank Sinatra's name and which belonged to late singer sells for $9,375.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 12/11/2018, 7:18 AM

Quebec to ban public servants from wearing kippahs

Local Jewish groups criticize plan by Quebec government to ban public officials from wearing kippahs.JTA, 10/11/2018, 9:58 PM

US Jews lead kippah solidarity walk in heart of Berlin

US Jews, German Jews, and German Muslims go on 'kippah walk' through Berlin against backdrop of high-profile anti-Semitic attacks.JTA, 7/18/2018, 11:00 PM

1938-2018: No Jew in Germany

Germans are addicted to anti-Semitism and now Merkel has imported a new strain of anti-Semites.. They even repeat the same anti-Jewish imprecations. Giulio Meotti, 7/16/2018, 9:04 PM

Syrian convicted of Berlin assault on Israeli wearing kippah

Arab who assaulted man wearing a kippah in Berlin convicted but allowed to go free for time already served.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 7:28 PM

'Police officer told me to take off my kippah'

European Jewish leader Rabbi Menachem Margolin says Brussels police told him to remove his kippah at his own event.Yoni Kempinski, 6/7/2018, 10:51 PM

'There is no future for Jews in France'

WZO rep in France tells Arutz Sheva about the tough situation for French Jews, who are leaving the country - and not just for Israel.Hezki Baruch, Paris, 5/3/2018, 1:45 PM

Haredi MK to Lapid: A kippah alone is meaningless

MK Yaakov Asher mocks Yair Lapid for wearing a kippah in the streets of Berlin: A kippah is a symbol that has no meaning without content.Michal Levy, 5/3/2018, 6:34 AM

Jewish symbols are vanishing all over Europe

"Nothing good will come of it," said French politician Philippe Karsenty to his Jewish relatives about wearing a Jewish star necklace. Giulio Meotti, 5/1/2018, 1:32 PM

Bin Laden's bodyguard walks freely in Berlin, but Jews don't

Sami A., Bin Laden's bodyguard, can walk, well paid and undisturbed, in the streets of Berlin. A Jew wearing a kippah on those streets is risking his life. Giulio Meotti, 4/26/2018, 8:26 PM

Over 2,000 Germans attend kippah rallies

More than 2,000 Jews and non-Jews attend 'Wear a Kippah' rallies in Berlin and other German cities to protest anti-Semitism.JTA, 4/26/2018, 11:41 AM

'Better a cap than a kippah in dangerous areas'

French Jewish MP qualifies recommendation of German Jewish leader to refrain from wearing kippah in public. 'Things are more dangerous now.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/26/2018, 10:59 AM

Lapid wears a kippah and demonstrates in Berlin

Yesh Atid Chairman joins Berlin 'kippah march' against anti-Semitism. 'I bought the biggest kippah I could find and went to demonstrate.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/25/2018, 9:56 PM

'A sad day in European history'

European rabbis reject call by German Jewish leader for German Jews to avoid wearing kippah amid spate of anti-Semitic attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 4:04 PM

French MP: Jews should be careful when wearing a kippah

French Jewish politician Meyer Habib warns Jews to be 'cautious' when wearing a kippah in the street, because they 'might be killed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 1:25 PM

Rabbi Lau: Do not remove your kippah

Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel criticizes suggestion German Jews should not wear kippahs to avoid being attacked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 5:31 PM

'German Jews, don't wear kippahs'

Leader of German Jewish community warns constituents not to wear Jewish symbol amid spate of anti-Semitic attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 3:51 PM

Watch: Arab assaulted for wearing kippah explains his motives

Arab youth assaulted in Berlin for wearing a kippah explains why he wore it, says bystanders' indifference was 'the worst.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2018, 10:03 PM

Quebec legislator criticizes Jewish colleague for wearing kippah

Separatist legislator in Canadian province of Quebec backtracks after criticizing Jewish parliamentarian who wore a kippah.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2018, 4:43 AM

Moscow college student barred from exam for not removing kippa

Jewish student at Moscow State University was barred from taking an exam because he refused to remove his kippa.JTA, 1/25/2018, 7:56 AM

This kippah could save the lives of kids with allergies

Chabad mother works with kippah company to develop 'allergy alert' kippah with space for allergy details underneath.JTA, 7/15/2017, 8:59 PM

International basketball allows religious head coverings

It will be interesting to see whether the change will result in more kippot on the basketball court in international games.Nitzan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 2:51 PM

Where is the kippah? There is an answer

Orthodox business man explains that observant Jews in US may remove their kippot while working.Yoni Kempinski, 3/13/2017, 9:31 PM

French teacher concealing kippah following machete attack

Marseille machete attack victim says he has begun concealing his kippah.JTA, 3/3/2017, 4:10 AM

Yankee Stadium kippah-grabbing incident has fan 'scared'

Orthodox man says the New York Yankees have failed to investigate his claim that a fan sitting behind him snatched the kippah off his head.JTA, 9/27/2016, 2:32 AM

EU legal adviser backs firm's ban on Muslim garb

Legal adviser to the EU supports British firm’s ban on Muslim headscarves, cites company’s policy on wearing a kippah.JTA, 6/2/2016, 4:49 AM

Kippah clip turned into the tool we always knew it was

Tel Aviv innovator sells kippah clip as multi functional tool; includes bottle opener, scraper, ruler, screw drivers, wrench, and more.Raphael Poch, 2/18/2016, 10:56 AM

700,000 Jews are considering leaving Europe

European Jews are at a crossroads as anti-Semitism surges. Giulio Meotti, 1/17/2016, 8:43 AM

Zionist Union MK backs Jews' right to wear kippot

Feminist MK Merav Michaeli says that, despite not being religious, she will fight for the right of Jews to wear a kippah.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2016, 5:44 AM

Marseille Jews urged not to wear kippot after latest attack

Jews in the French port of Marseille told to refrain from wearing skullcaps after a teacher was hurt in an attack by a Turkish teenager.Talia Blatman, 1/12/2016, 8:44 PM

NYC Councillor: Proud to Wear My Kippah in Ramallah

Jewish NYC councilor recalls how PA security told him to remove his kippa – and why he refused. 'We shouldn't be ashamed of who we are.'Gil Ronen, 3/1/2015, 4:19 PM

The 'Magic Kippah': Is It the Solution for Anti-Semitism?

Shalom Koresh has come up with the magical, invisible kippah, that lets Jews in France walk about without being noticed.Gil Ronen, 1/21/2015, 7:09 PM

Elections Remove Danger of Quebec's Kippah Ban

Parti Quebecois, behind institutionalized secularism and separatism from Canada, fails miserably in elections.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/8/2014, 5:34 PM

FIFA Allows Religious Head Coverings at World Matches

Jewish players will be allowed to wear kippahs at world soccer games, after FIFA lifts a ban on head covers for religious purposes.Elad Benari, 3/2/2014, 4:10 AM

US Army Permits Kippah and Beard for Soldiers

New US Department of Defense directives allow religious soldiers to request exemptions as long as approval doesn't hinder missions.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 9:24 PM

Canada's Quebec Province to Ban the Kippah?

New bill against religious symbols in public workplaces is stirring up controversy for 'breaching freedom of religion.'Ari Yashar, 1/14/2014, 4:23 PM

Kippah-Wearing Soccer Player Honored by Shas

“Even players from the rival Arab team got on the field with kippot as a sign of identification," player tells politician.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2014, 6:05 PM

Soccer Kippah Ban Lifted; Kippah Wearer Scores Goal

After Soccer Federation took back its ban on kippot, kippah-wearing Yair Cohen Tzedek scored huge goal.Gil Ronen, 1/4/2014, 9:07 PM

IFA Forbids Kippah Wearing on Soccer Field

Israel Football Association Referees' Union forbids religious players from wearing kippot during matches for 'reasons of unity.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva News, 1/3/2014, 1:13 AM

French Minister: Wear Kippot 'with Pride'

Interior Minister Manuel Valls dismisses Marine Le Pen's call for a ban on Jewish kippa, as European Jewish groups register strong protest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2012, 7:00 PM

French Far-Right Leader Calls to Ban Kippah

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen: If the Muslim veil is banned, the kippah is banned in public as well.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/22/2012, 12:00 AM