• Thu, Jul 29 2010

Meshuga Bands Make Kosher Silly Bandz

Silly Bandz, the plastic bracelets that started as a kids’ fad and are now being spotted on the wrists of respected fashionistas, have officially hit the big time. That’s right: they’re being knocked off. A company called Meshuga Bands (“Meshuga” is Yiddish for “has a case of the crazy”) makes similar stretchy bracelets, but instead of being shaped like seashells or Birkin bags, they come in bubbe-approved shapes like Stars of David and Torahs. You can get a set for five dollars on the Meshuga Bands website. Hurry up before the inevitable lawsuit makes them shut down.

[Oh, and I have no idea if the bracelets are actually kosher. I mean, I would advise against eating them without a rabbi's approval.]

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  • S.

    I’ve given them to a number of my friends’ children and they love them. Well worth it.