by Rifka Friedman

The Yarmulke, Kippah, Coppel Book

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: Rifka Friedman
: English
: 0-922613-87-7
: 978-0-922613-87-8


Whatever you call it in your home, the traditional Jewish head covering is a way of acknowledging that Someone is above us all. Throughout the day and around the year, the child in this story is proud to have his yarmulke, kippah, coppel right where it belongs! Detailed, whimsical artwork will fascinate preschoolers.

Author Information

Rifka Friedman was born and raised in the Bronx. She received her undergraduate and masters degree in art education in New York City, and went on to study drawing and painting at the Ecole des Beaux Arts Fontainebleau in France. The illustrator credits her parents and the Bais Chana Institute in Minnesota for imbuing her with a love of Judaism. For over a decade “Morah Rifka,” as she is known, has taught preschool at the Lubavitch Cheder in Minnesota. This is her first book for children.

Illustrator Information

Coming soon.

Customer Reviews


...the book successfully conveys an excitement about applying religion to one's life...

- Publishers Weekly

...Splendidly designed...

- Children's Bookwatch

...speaks in just the right tone about an upsheren celebration from the birthday boy's point of view.

- N'shei Newsletter

...a fun book of learning and teaching and being Jewish.

- Algemainer Journal

The stories are charming and delightful...

- Jewish World News