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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.

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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:

1.

No school today.. Thanks Jews— NEW Y0RK B00BS

2.

Love the Jews. No school today.— shannon.

3.

Shoutouts to the Jews . I love this super long weekend .— Bee

4.

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

— Katie_Bell17 (@katie bulman)

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

5.

Thank you jews for this day off ☺

— BCon15 (@Brandon Conoley)

Thank you jews for this day off ☺— Brandon Conoley

6.

hop hop hop no school today love da jews

— hashbrownharry (@sam)

hop hop hop no school today love da jews— sam

7.

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

— girlonthemooon (@Cherry Valance )

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

8.

NO SCHOOL! ALL HAIL THE JEWS!

— Le_Sabz (@Sabrie Mozé-Orozco)

NO SCHOOL! ALL HAIL THE JEWS!— Sabrie Mozé-Orozco

9.

I love jewsih holidays. #thankyou #jews

— KissMyy_Lass (@John Lass)

I love jewsih holidays. #thankyou #jews— John Lass

10.

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

— fueledbygaby (@S▲T▲N )

Why haven’t the Jews done us all a favor and sue the colleges and universities for not giving us two days off?— Sâ–²Tâ–²N

11.

Don't get why I have school on Jews day while everyone else is off -.- #pointless

— NicolePedraza1 (@Nicole Pedraza)

Don’t get why I have school on Jews day while everyone else is off -.- #pointless— Nicole Pedraza

12.

Sucks for the people at school right now! Woooooo!! #Jews :)

— british_wannabe (@Gabby :))

Sucks for the people at school right now! Woooooo!! #Jews :)— Gabby :)

13.

My mom was like you're late for school. -___- no we are Jews for the day!

— BigBelly_Nigga (@THE-KWASI ABOAGYE)

My mom was like you’re late for school. -___- no we are Jews for the day!— THE-KWASI ABOAGYE

14.

Yay! No work today school closed! Happy Rosh Hashana!

— EarthAngelKS (@Mrs. Sensitivity )

Yay! No work today school closed! Happy Rosh Hashana!— Mrs. Sensitivity

15.

Three out of four teachers away today for Rosh Hashana #awyeah #studyhall

— sutina_chou (@Sutina Chou)

Three out of four teachers away today for Rosh Hashana #awyeah #studyhall— Sutina Chou

16.

Off from wrk today thx to the Jews...now to wake n bake Oh yes :)

— Yoo_FuckKushh (@Queen Nefertari)

Off from wrk today thx to the Jews…now to wake n bake Oh yes :)— Queen Nefertari

17.

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

— Notorious_JEW (@sharone)

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

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

18.

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

— mmanning09 (@Maddie Manning)

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— Maddie Manning

19.

#HappyRoshHashanah !! IDK what tf it is , but I do believe I will celebrate this one for the Jews of the world!!! #mazel #shalom

— Tim_Jaquez (@Tim)

#HappyRoshHashanah !! IDK what tf it is , but I do believe I will celebrate this one for the Jews of the world!!! #mazel #shalom— Tim

20.

I just wanna know why "Jews" is trending..... Happy Hannakuah?

— alexgiuffreda (@Alex Giuffreda™)

I just wanna know why “Jews” is trending….. Happy Hannakuah?— Alex Giuffredaâ„¢

21.

@haleylouth Amish people are Jews?

— christine_mania (@Christine Mania)

@haleylouth Amish people are Jews?— Christine Mania

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