I'm not sure if that's:1. The funniest thing I ever saw2. The saddest thing I ever saw3. The most honest thing I ever sawMaybe all three
You also crochet?!
lol!! I just saw that kippa yesterday!
Is it significant that 'mine' is orange and 'the rabbi's' is black?
Ironi: No, there's zero connection between the colors. My son (who's a relatively "orange" kind of person...) wants it in red and black - only 'cause he likes those colors.Tafka pp: LOL! No, can't crochet...there are many other things I should be doing before even thinking about crocheting.Mike: yes, all 3.
that's an awesome kippa. Maybe I'll see it in jlem this weekend.
what mike said!(and reminds me that i haven't crocheted a kippa in about 5 years!)
Mike Miller-great description of this new trend.Jameel-Well they still want to wear a kippah, albeit a small one, that's something….Isn’t it?
My brother wants one too. They're so cute when they're trying to pretend they're not as frum as they are.
My rebbi complained about 'the half-dollar size 'kipot.
Mike said it best. *sigh*
A first I wanted to know who HERB was? and why he needed part of a kippah. but then I relized - all this is, is a variation of a timly old question: Does size really matter??
Interesting to note that here in the US, as far back as in the 70's, knitted yarmulkas were forbidden in some of the more RW yeshivos (like mine). One of the primary reasons quoted was because of the size, or lack thereof. As I recall, the "In Thing" in those days were what we called "Pepsi Cola Yarmulkas" because they were only a fraction larger than a Pepsi Cola bottle cap.
I've seen some "interesting" small yarmulkas that aren't shaped like circles... i think it was a triangle, and a square... maybe a magein david shaped one would be cool :-)
I agree with Mike, but then again, maybe "mitoch shelo lishma, ba lishma"
I think I should ask Mike to guest post since his comments are so popular :) (you hear that mike?!)
LOL. I want one too, and I am female.
i love it!Maybe I should get my old hook out of the closet... make a few bucks on the side...
Yep another one in agreement with Mike! Love the colors too. Maybe I should start knitting them again lol.
WE WANT MIKE!!!! WE WANT MIKE!!!!!how's that for encouragement?J.
Wow... I'm flattered. I'm afraid I may have to decline the offer for a guest blog. There's a saying (I think I saw it once in a Stephen King article, but I don't recall) that those who want to be writers will never succeed; those who want to write have a chance. That's my problem... I don't want to blog... I just want the prestige that comes with being a blogger! On the other hand, if I ever have anything worthwhile to write (or at least long enough to look worthwhile), I now know where I'll submit it first :)On a serious note, I've personally started wearing a large yarmulka since moving to Ramat Bet Shemesh, but only for the pragmatic reason that I no longer need to bother with bobby pins. That, and the fact that I've never seen large (not the normal size) suede anywhere else (almost no non-Americans here wear suede -- everyone else has either srugies, velvet, or the flat black ones that look like kaiser rolls).
I'm a leather wearer and someone else (an english person) in my community doffed his srugi in favor of leather after I came.
oleh yahshan, herb? LOL!i love this kippah, and im NOT with mike here (dont shoot dont shoot!)...i think its funny and honest. not sad. no siree.
I personally think that a kippa should be proportionately sized to the head that is wearing it. Last week I was at a funeral and the (non-Jewish) funeral employees were wearing kippot. This one guy had a HUGE head and a teeny tiny kippa. It was the most ridiculous thing I have ever seen.
I think it is a great kippa. Its very funny and doesnt need to be true when you wear it! i just think its funny! any offer 1 to me?email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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