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To: Nachum

I think its nice for him to openly display his faith, but a question to my Jewish friends — I thought a yarmulke was necessary only in the synagogue?


3 posted on 12/06/2012 9:51:24 PM PST by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: Cronos

Orthodox follow the traditional teaching that it ought to be worn anywhere a man goes, outside of his bed. (There are picky legalities about exactly how far, so maybe walking over to the alarm clock doesn’t count, but that’s the general idea.) It needn’t be a skullcap/yarmulke, it can be a hat or a baseball cap, any covering designed for the head.

Less-strict varieties may only don the cap for ceremonial purposes, as in a synagogue or while at worship. The same goes for the fringed garment.


4 posted on 12/06/2012 9:57:27 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Cronos
This Sgt says that if you don't have overhead cover, you wear a cover.

I'm not Jewish or particularly religious.

But only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the mid-day sun.

/johnny

5 posted on 12/06/2012 10:11:45 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Cronos

A head covering is required anywhere a male Jew may require to pray. Even moderately religious people wear one because eating a snack requires a blessing.


6 posted on 12/06/2012 10:45:28 PM PST by Moose Burger
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