A Bar-Ilan University Talmud professor kicked a male student out of his class for not wearing a yarmulke.
A Jewish student at a Maryland high school was asked to prove that he wore a yarmulke for religious reasons.
Israelis have been asked to leave their yarmulkes at the border when entering Jordan, an Israeli news site reported.
From the beginning, even before it was famous, "The Apprentice," Donald Trump's reality TV show, had piqued my interest -- but not enough to make a standing engagement with my TV set whenever it was on.
It's late on Sunday evening at KFI 640 AM's &'9;Koreatown station, and within the confines of an overly bright fluorescent-lit radio booth, a tall man with Phil Donahue-white hair and a scraggly reddish beard worthy of the Norse god Thor sits alone at the mike.
Dressed in dependable Chabad wear -- white dress shirt, black slacks, yarmulke and tzizit hanging out -- Rabbi Chaim Mentz is an unexpected voice, booming out of the radio in a heavy Brooklyn accent.
"You got questions, I got answers!" Mentz enthuses in a gravelly voice.
In most big cities in the United States, horse-and-buggy rides are offered as tourist attractions. It is therefore not shocking to find them lined up in Philadelphia, right near Constitution Hall and the Liberty Bell.