This calls to mind pictures of Syrians on Egyptian monuments, represented wearing a cord around their long, flowing hair, a custom still followed in Arabia.
Catholic Chaplain George Pucciarelli tore off a piece of his Marine Corps uniform to replace Resnicoff's kippah when it had become blood-soaked after being used to wipe the faces of wounded Marines after the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing. 709 (2005), requires by inference that Orthodox Jewish prisoners be reasonably accommodated in their request to wear yarmulkas.
Rabbi Abraham Shemtov, the leader of the group, responded, "Mr. §2000cc-1(a)(1)-(2), upheld as constitutional in Cutter v. They are also often provided at bereavement events and at Jewish cemeteries.
He said to him, 'When he visits you, bring him to me. Then all the people who were with him each covered his head and went up weeping as they went.
When he arrived, he saw that he wore no head-covering. [Judah mourns,] and their nobles send their lads for water: they come to the pits, and find no water; their vessels return empty; they are ashamed and confounded, and cover their heads.
In the early 19th century in the United States, rabbis often wore a scholar's cap (large saucer-shaped caps of cloth, like a beret) or a Chinese skullcap.
Other Jews of this era wore black pillbox-shaped kippot.Much more common was the simple cloth skullcap, dating back to Egyptian times when those of high society routinely shaved their heads, to prevent lice.Conversely, their skullcaps then served as protection against irritation from their wigs.Sometimes it can be debateable if a Jew has to cover his head at all times.Other halachic authorities like Sephardi posek, the Chida (Rabbi Chaim David Yosef Azulai) hold that wearing a head covering is a midat hasidut, an additional measure of piety.The Israelites might have worn a headdress similar to that worn by the Bedouins, but it is unknown whether a fixed type of headdress was utilized.