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  • n. Plural form of shtreimel.


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  • Hassidic Jews - married men who wore 'shtreimels' (hats made of genuine fur from a sable or a fox) on Shabbat.

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  • According to Mozes, the fur is needed to make "shtreimels," fur hats traditionally worn by Hassidic Jews.


  • Incongruous as they may seem in the baking heat of Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, shtreimels are worn by thousands of Israeli men every Sabbath and religious festival of the year.

    The Guardian World News

  • Those pushing for a ban on fur say they would exempt shtreimels and other religious hats from the proscription on the grounds of supporting religious freedom, but those against the ban are sceptical of such promises.

    The Guardian World News

  • Everyone walking was dressed up; some little kids were wearing miniature shtreimels, and there were siblings wearing every imaginable size of the same checkered shirt and perfectly pressed trousers, the same pleated plaid dress.

    Tablet Magazine

  • Organizations monitoring anti-Jewish incidents in England have reported a dramatic increase after Gaza: the daubing of slogans such as "kill the jews" on walls and bus shelters in Jewish neighborhoods, abuse of Jewish children on school playgrounds, arson attacks on synagogues, physical assaults on Jews conspicuous by their yarmulkes or shtreimels.

    In The Days

  • MK Mozes pointed out to the Knesset committee that certain Hassidic sects use rabbit-fur shtreimels and that they would not compromise on their traditional dress.

    Vos Iz Neias - (Yiddish:What's News?)

  • Many shtreimels use fur from mink, fox or sable that suffer on disgustingly cruel Chinese farms.

    The Australian Jewish News


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