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  • n. Plural form of kippah.


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  • Those of us who are not Orthodox (you could tell – the alumni director was going around asking them and their husbands to put on kippot) typically had 0 – 3kids.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Thought on American Jewish Demography

  • A Palestinian father pushed two small children in a shopping cart; men with kippot filled the shelves.

    Traveling in the West Bank (Part 1)

  • David noticed with some dismay that the kippot srugot were taking the agents to a different trailer.

    The Omega Theory

  • They have that name because they wear knitted skullcaps, kippot srugot.

    The Omega Theory

  • But the Holy of Holies was less than fifty feet away and there was still a crowd of kippot srugot praying in front of the blocked-up archway, rocking back and forth with their black prayer books in their hands and their Uzis hanging from their shoulder straps.

    The Omega Theory

  • Their terrorists are worse than the kippot srugot.

    The Omega Theory

  • AN IDF TRANSPORT PLANE HOLDING FOURTEEN PASSENGERS—OLAM, DAVID, Monique, Lucille, and ten heavily armed kippot srugot—landed at the airport near Baku, Azerbaijan, at 2 A.M. on June 12.

    The Omega Theory

  • Miraculously, none of the kippot srugot were hurt.

    The Omega Theory

  • At first David felt relief, but as he stared at the corpses of the kippot srugot he was overcome with horror.

    The Omega Theory

  • So faith remained a choice, or perhaps more accurately, a predilection, and David was jealous of these kippot srugot who were blessed with the predilection for belief.

    The Omega Theory


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