There are two distinct issues to deal with in this question:
The question of ohel due to the size of the hat brim.
The question of wearing a hat that can be blown off and thus lead to possible carrying.
It is important to bear in mind that in both issues we are dealing with a d'rabbanan issue, which leaves us open to be more lenient than if we were dealing ...
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The tradition of Jews is to dress modestly. Over the ages and in
different communities, this has had varied expressions in the type
of clothing worn but in all instances the common denominator of
Jewish clothing was that it enhanced modesty of appearance.
Even though Jews in the early Middle Ages wore maroon and brown
There is an element of style, but it is not exclusive to streimelach. Many chassidim wear hats that are "too small" too. Both are considered more modern, just as a high streimelach with "crown" (vertical fur tips), and many other clothing details.
There is are practical aspects too: The tails over the neck can get crushed against the stiff bekitche collar, ...
In Tzitzit Halacha LeMa'aseh (Chapter 9, footnote 12), The Leket HaKemach HaChadash (8:16) Is quoted as saying:
The custom in Germany is that the whole congregation only covers their head (with the Tallit) while saying Shema on Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur Katan. However, many of the G-d fearing put a hat on top of their Kippah if they are not covering ...
The Mishna Brurah 8:4 brings the Bach who holds one should cover the heads with the tallis which brings yiras shamayim.The Mishna Brurah in hilchos hikon tefillah(I think siman 91,or 90,he brings that one should cover his face with the tallis during shemoneh esri.There are numerous sources which say to cover the head with a tallis.The Ben Ish Chai in Hilchos ...
Rav Ilan Feldman, a great man and a respected personality in the rabbinic pulpit world regularly davens without a hat.
Culturally in the Sephardic countries such as Yugoslavia and Greece the Rabbonim did wear Rabbinic Yarmulkes (similar to this yarmulke of Rav Moshe's one.)
but not a hat on top of it. So seemingly they also davened like that.
Many things we take seriously today had very humble beginnings.
From a purely practical perspective, black clothing requires less maintenance. In times before quick, cheap, efficient cleaning1 laundry was a major undertaking, and some outerwear (like hats) didn't like soap and water. Walking around a European city that could politely be described as "filthy"...
It is not a concern , halacha is talking about a hat that serves a protection either from the sun or rain,but for stylish hats there is no problem.
see the Shulchan Aruch 301:40-41 Mishna Brurah 151-153.
Pri Tzadik Shushan Purim says that the Minhag by Klal Yisrael is to wear a hat on Shabbos that is different than the weekday, since the hat is indicating the crown of Torah which was received on Shabbos.
ועל זה נתפשט המנהג בישראל ללבוש בשבת על הראש כובע משונה בתוארה מאותה
שלובשים בימי החול, והיא מקפת הראש כעין עטרה, מה שאינו כן בשאר הבגדים,
"One example is R.Yehuda Aryeh of Modena (1571–1648). Rabbi Modena served on the Bet Din of Venice and authored many important works, including his commentary on Ein Yaakov entitled Beit Lehem Yehuda. As a respected rabbi and a member of the Bet Din, R. Modena responded to many inquiries about his rulings on various halakhic questions. However, one response ...
Jewish men have worn a plethora of hat wear, but the popularity of the fedora seems to have stemmed from the last Chabad Lubavitch Rebbe, R. Menachem Schneerson. R. Schneerson's adoption of this hat, which would influence the hat wearing of fellow Chabad members, is historically marked to his ascent in becoming the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe, after the death ...
The Taz in hilchos tzitzis says that we wear a yarmulke even when the tallis is covering the head in case the tallis slips off. It would seem that if not for that concern, one would take off their yarmulke when wearing a tallis, and there is no need for a double head covering. There are poskim who require atifas harosh (surrounding the head, not just ...
The custom was once that the talis was the main garment a man wore. While that is obviously not the case anymore, we do wear a talis katan (small talis) to keep the mitzva of tzitzis with us the whole day. (It is a shmira - reminder or spiritual protection against forbidden relations.)
However, it is highly questionable if a regular talis katan1 fulfils the ...
No. The SA isn't the end all be all. The Biur HaGR"A (O.H. 8:6) even suggests that one can say berakhoth without a head covering. The idea that one cannot be an authentic representative of "true Torah Judaism" without a particular style of head-covering is absurd. This article is chock full of information on the topic of head-coverings.
This is actually a very complicated question. I will begin by discussing any religious or Torah requirements regarding a head covering, then talk about hats and their relationship to Jews.
There is no religious origin to wear a "hat." By all accounts wearing a hat is a non Jewish custom. The closest thing to an official Torah based Jewish head covering is a ...
My suggestion is to dress consistently which means to not mix different styles of different groups. You can learn what this means by speaking to your Rabbi but here are some examples.
Each group has its own style for every cloth, for example, a black hat doesn't fit shorts or colored shirt, and a baseball cap doesn't fit a long black coat, and a Sthreiml ...
Google brings several results:
Goorin Bros. Hat Shop
181 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
5101 New Utrecht Ave #1, Brooklyn, NY 11219
They even have a website (not listed on the Google entry) which you can see here. You can take a look at the numerous hats they sell as well as order online.
On their website, ...
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