Comment: Rand didn't wear that hat

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Rand didn't wear that hat

all over Israel or in Israel generally. He wore it in that one location because all men who go there are required to. It signifies nothing. For the tourist, it is a cultural thing, nothing more.

Jews do not have to wear crosses in Catholic churches in Rome, but women tourists, including Jewish women tourists, are required to cover any bare shoulders when they enter churches that are frequented by tourists. The churches provide shawls for the tourist women to wear while they are in the church. The shawl does not signify anything. For the tourist, it is a cultural thing, nothing more.

Any man who enters a mosque, including a tourist, is required to remove his shoes, but it doesn't signify that the tourists are subservient to Allah or that they place Islam above the USA. For the tourist, it is a cultural thing, nothing more.

All women in Saudi have to wear burkas in public there, including the Christian wives of foreign Christian workers. It does not signify anything. For those women, it is a cultural thing, nothing more.

There is no place in Hawaii that requires anyone to wear a grass skirt, so that is a moot point.