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Following Anti-Semitic Attacks In Marseille, Jewish Leaders Divided Over Skullcap

HuffPost France | Sara Elkamel | Posted 01.14.2016 | World

MARSEILLE, France -- After a teenager used a machete to injure a Jewish teacher wearing a kippa, or skullcap, on Monday in France, the country's Jewis...

Barber Seeks To Alleviate Anti-Semitism With Invisible, Hairy Yarmulke

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.27.2015 | Religion

In an effort to put off anti-Semitism, a barber in Tel Aviv is offering a more discreet yarmulke option for Jewish people who fear discrimination. ...

Let My Voice Know No Bounds: An Unorthodox Lesson in Race and Respect

Avi Orlow | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion
Avi Orlow

Those of us with privilege need to be vigilant about standing up for those who are marginalized and oppressed. Like Joseph we need to find our hidden voice and courageously speak out for freedom and justice for all.

The Social Fabric of Our Clothing: Google Glass and the Kippah

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

As Google Glass and other wearable tech becomes more prevalent in society and people begin merging this latest clothing choice with their existing identity markers made of fabric, what other sorts of hybrids of understandings of self will be displayed?

Women at the Wall: Wrapped in Light Like a Garment

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

The only approach that is left is battle. Women of the Wall will continue to fight, not only for reclaiming the Kotel as public space, but also for all the other issues of religious pluralism in Israel that are so important.

Matisyahu's Transformation Isn't Unique

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

If we learn anything from Matisyahu's very public religious transformation it should be that our identity isn't static. Our lives are journeys.

Wearing My Rainbow Yarmulka With Pride

Chaim Levin | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Chaim Levin

I wear my yarmulka because I am proud: I am Jewish and gay. I am equally proud of both identities and would not want see anyone discriminated against because of either.