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Fidget spinners declared kosher for Shabbat – Jewish Telegraphic Agency 10.05.17
It is permissible to play with fidget spinners on Shabbat, rabbis at an institute that looks at science and Jewish law have determined.

Was media spun in fidget toy’s invention tale? – The Times of Israel/JTA 12.05.17
Investigation shows that Catherine Hettinger’s original device has little in common with popular spinner sold today.

How the fidget spinner origin story spun out of control – Joshua Brustein – Bloomberg 11.05.17
Several publications credited Catherine Hettinger as the inventor of the fidget spinner. She isn’t.

The spin on fidget spinners – Rabbi Shlomo Landau – 06.05.17
A deeper lesson behind the latest craze. omit?

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