A kippah (skullcap) is a small hat or headcovering. Some people only wear it inside a synagogue. Others wear it at all times, as a gesture of piety and respect.
In Muslim and Christian countries during the Middle Ages, Jews were often conscripted to wear a style of clothing that marked their religion--including special sashes (zunnar) and head-coverings (taylasin).
A kittel is a white robe that some people wear during High Holiday services, and/or during the Passover seder.
In some traditional synagogues, women commonly cover their hair with a hat, wig, or a scarf (tichel). In Conservative or some Orthodox synagogues, lace doilies are provided for visitors.
Tefillin are cube-shaped black leather boxes which contain four scriptural passages, attached to the head and arm and worn during the morning prayers.
A shtreimel is a fur hat typically made of fox, sable, or stone marten, typically worn on Shabbat, festivals, and family and community celebrations.
Tzitzit are fringes tied on the corner of a tallit and all other four-cornered garments, kissed at certain parts of the prayer service.
Kinds of Kippot
A wide variety of kippot may signiffy religious levels, political stances, or even a favorite baseball team or Star Wars character.
A tallit is a prayer shawl or robe in which a worshipper is wrapped during prayer.
A rekel is a long coat made of silk or polyester traditionally worn on weekdays by Haredi men. On special occasions like Shabbat and holidays a more ornate coat, called a bekishe or kapoteh is worn.