21 People Thanking Jews For Getting Them Out Of School On Rosh Hashanah

Many non-Jews on Twitter are psyched that the Jewish New Year means a long weekend. Beyond that, some are a little confused about the holiday. posted on

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Apples and honey are traditional on Rosh Hashanah.

The two-day holiday of Rosh Hashanah marks the Jewish New Year and the beginning of the High Holy Days (ten days later is Yom Kippur). Traditions include special synagogue services, the blowing of the shofar (a ram’s horn), and sweet foods like apples with honey and raisin challah bread. Or, for non-Jews, getting out of school:

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Thanks homework for ruining the best weekend. But thank you Jews for a 3day weekend

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Unlike most people, the Jews did not benefit me today. Leave it up to me to choose a Catholic school for college.

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I love jewsih holidays. #thankyou" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23thankyou">#thankyou #jews" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23jews">#jews

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Why haven't the Jews done us all a favor and sue the colleges and universities for not giving us two days off?

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Don't get why I have school on Jews day while everyone else is off -.- #pointless" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23pointless">#pointless

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Sucks for the people at school right now! Woooooo!! #Jews" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23Jews">#Jews :)

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Three out of four teachers away today for Rosh Hashana #awyeah" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23awyeah">#awyeah #studyhall" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23studyhall">#studyhall

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Thank God for Rosh Hashana cause I really wasn't trying to go to Spanish today.

As to the actual nature of the holiday (or even more basic questions), some people remain in the dark:

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Not a clue as to what Rosh Hashana is but I'm tempted to go buy some matzo & have a Jewish part for the hell of it.. 💙Jews💙 #LongWeekend" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23LongWeekend">#LongWeekend

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#HappyRoshHashanah" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23HappyRoshHashanah">#HappyRoshHashanah !! IDK what tf it is , but I do believe I will celebrate this one for the Jews of the world!!! #mazel" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23mazel">#mazel #shalom" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23shalom">#shalom

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