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:
No school today.. Thanks Jews— NEW Y0RK B00BS
Love the Jews. No school today.— shannon.
Shoutouts to the Jews . I love this super long weekend .— Bee
Thanks homework for ruining the best weekend. But thank you Jews for a 3day weekend— katie bulman
Thank you jews for this day off â˜º— Brandon Conoley
hop hop hop no school today love da jews— sam
Unlike most people, the Jews did not benefit me today. Leave it up to me to choose a Catholic school for college.— Cherry Valance
NO SCHOOL! ALL HAIL THE JEWS!— Sabrie MozÃ©-Orozco
I love jewsih holidays. #thankyou #jews— John Lass
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
Don’t get why I have school on Jews day while everyone else is off -.- #pointless— Nicole Pedraza
Sucks for the people at school right now! Woooooo!! #Jews :)— Gabby :)
My mom was like you’re late for school. -___- no we are Jews for the day!— THE-KWASI ABOAGYE
Yay! No work today school closed! Happy Rosh Hashana!— Mrs. Sensitivity
Three out of four teachers away today for Rosh Hashana #awyeah #studyhall— Sutina Chou
Off from wrk today thx to the Jews…now to wake n bake Oh yes :)— Queen Nefertari
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:
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.. ðŸ’™JewsðŸ’™ #LongWeekend— Maddie Manning
#HappyRoshHashanah !! IDK what tf it is , but I do believe I will celebrate this one for the Jews of the world!!! #mazel #shalom— Tim
I just wanna know why “Jews” is trending….. Happy Hannakuah?— Alex Giuffredaâ„¢
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