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Often the color and fabric of the kippah can be a sign of adherence to a specific religious movement.

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(In response to this trend, some Jewish schools have banned kippot with characters that do not conform to traditional Jewish values.

Most synagogues and Jewish funeral services keep a ready supply of kippot.

and it is strongly suggested that a Jew is required to cover his head at all times.

Kitzur Shulchan Aruch cites a story from the Talmud (Shabbat 156b) about Rav Nachman bar Yitzchak who might have become a thief had his mother not saved him from this fate by insisting that he cover his head, which instilled in him the fear of God.

The Talmud also implies that unmarried men did not wear a kippah: Rabbi Hisda praised Rabbi Hamnuna before Rabbi Huna as a great man. Thereupon, he [Rabbi Huna] turned his face away from him and said, 'See to it that you do not appear before me again before you are married.' [Tractate Kiddushin 29b] The Tanach implies that covering one's head was a sign of mourning: And David went up the ascent of the Mount of Olives, and wept as he went, and his head was covered and he walked barefoot.

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