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The third Belzer Rebbe, Yissachar Dov Rokeach (I) wearing a "kolpik"


From a Turkish word for this kind of hat, kalpak.


kolpik (plural kolpiks)

  1. A type of traditional headgear worn in families of many Hasidic rabbis, by unmarried children on Shabbat and by rabbis on special occasions. It is a made from brown fur (as opposed to a spodik, worn by Polish Hasidic dynasties, which is fashioned out of black fur).

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  • Israel, Yosef Rescuing the Rebbe of Belz: Belzer Chassidus, Mesorah Publications: 2005, →ISBN, page 42 [1]