Why Do Jews Wear Yamakas?

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Jews cover their heads when praying, taking meals and studying as a sign of respect to God. Jewish rule dictates that it is compulsory for a man to cover his head during prayer. According to Jews covering the head is not a commandment but a custom.
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Jews wear yamakas when they pray or study the Torah. Some more diligent Jews wear a yamaka all the time as a sign of their devotion or submission to God.
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The correct spelling is yarmulke, also called kippahs, and they are worn as a sort of reminder of god, who is a higher being "above us" In other words they are a "means
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technically to make sure god doesn't see the top of their heads. some form of respect or something to god.
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Female Jews traditionally do not wear yarmulkes because they wear other
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