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What are the Names of the Hat types? [closed]

I don't know the names of the different hats worn by various Ashkenazic Jewish people. I know the term "Streimel", and I obviously know what that looks like, but I don't know what's the terms for: -...
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What happens if the Chazzan is bareheaded?

Based on something that really happened last week: After completing Mincha, the Shliach Tzibur realized he was bareheaded the entire time. Nobody in the congregation had noticed it. Has the ...
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Why are some makpid on a “double covering”? [duplicate]

All my life, when the question arises why we wear a black hat over our yarmulkes, the answer is that we do so to have a "double covering" when we pray. This implies that one covering, such as the ...
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What is the source for men covering their heads? [duplicate]

I remember learning (but don't remember where) that men are required d'rabbanan to cover their heads at least when saying b'rachot, but practically speaking people just cover them all the time. (That ...
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Is there any brachah for putting on a headscarf?

Is there any brachah for putting on a טיכל or מטפחת (headscarf) - like when one puts on his tallit or like an act like handwashing? Same applies to a כיפה or יארמולקע. And if there are no brachot for ...
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Lace head covers

Why do some women wear those lace coverings in shul? Is it so that they should not pray or recite berachot without their head covered or is it out of respect for shul? Also, when did this practice ...
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Kippa in Torah?

Where does it say in the Torah to wear a Kippa?