1. Iranian Presiden Hassan Rouhani wished all Jews, “especially Iranian Jews,” a blessed Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The tweet was from what appears to be his English account.
As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah.
— HassanRouhani (@Hassan Rouhani)
2. Rouhani, Iran’s seventh president, is known for his skills as a diplomat and a mediator. He is a Shiite Muslim cleric and was arrested several times in the 1960 and ’70s as a follower of the Ayatollah.