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Trump's impeachment lawyer David Schoen covering his hand with his head before drinking water

Why did Trump's lawyer, David Schoen, keep putting his hand on his head?

Was the fact that he covered his head while drinking also because he is an Orthodox Jew?

By LAURA E. ADKINS/JTA , RON KAMPEAS/JTA
10/02/2021
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Woman threatens rabbi with a knife on street in Vienna, steals his kippah

The assault happened after several minutes in which the woman shouted antisemitic slogans at the rabbi as multiple passersby looked away, he said.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/11/2020

Beitar Jerusalem to launch first soccer academy in US to observe Shabbat

Based in Jerusalem, Beitar Jerusalem F.C. was founded in 1936 and is considered one of Israel's most prominent soccer teams today.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
02/09/2020
$167,000 kippah

Houston teen brothers create face masks from kippahs for the homeless

The brothers have so far collected nearly 700 kippahs through donations.

01/05/2020

In Purim coronavirus joke, Dutch shul says wear kippahs over your mouths

The announcement contains a link to a video of a Jewish man saying in French that “I found the solution” while wearing what appears to be a white face mask — before it is revealed to be a kippah.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
07/03/2020
A man wears a black kippah.

Jewish man attacked in São Paulo once attackers saw his kippah

"They said that Hitler should have killed more Jews."

04/03/2020
Rabbi Kirt Schneider with his new payos.

Messianic Jewish leader encourages millions of followers to support Jews

Kirt Schneider, host of 'Discovering the Jewish Jesus,' has encouraged millions of followers to display Jewish symbols in an act of solidarity with the Jewish people.

 A kippah demonstration in front of a synagogue in Berlin

AJC urges: Be #JewishANDProud, wear Judaica and tweet it

AJC said it has received feedback that many Jews in the Diaspora conceal their Jewish identities out of fear.

Cuban child banned from wearing kippah following violent school bullying

After complying, the prosecutor informed the family that continued action could result in the loss of their right to guardianship over their children.

Rights groups challenge anti-kippah, hijab law in Quebec

"The fact that a person wearing a kippa can't become a teacher in Quebec in 2019 is a disgrace to this province's proud tradition of defending its fundamental freedoms."

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