Name of Jewish head covering?
Sheitel is a wig that Jewish women wear Tichel is a scarf that Jewish women wear. For men, the head covering is called a kippah.
According to Jewish religious tradition, Jewish men should cover their head while awake as a physical recognition that HaShem is always above us. Men, who don't wear a head covering all the time, will usually put on a kippah when entering a synagogue and/or when they pray in following with this tradition.
I think it was in some parts, but not for all Jews. It was like fasting, you did it sometimes, but not always. And not everyone did it. Jewish answer: The answer is: yes. Jewish males cover their heads with a kippa or other head covering, as a reminder of the presence of God. This practice is twice mentioned emphatically in the Talmud (Shabbat 156b; Kallah 1:16), in statements dating back 1700 and 1850 years…