With Jews around the world beginning their celebration of Rosh Hashana, wishes for a sweet new year have come in from a surprising source:
That’s Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s new president.
His Rosh Hashana tweet is a far cry from the sentiments expressed by his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Reactions across the Twitterverse are mixed, with many applauding Rouhani’s more “moderate” message to Jews:
No one, huh? Actually, quite a few tweeters are at the very least skeptical of Rouhani’s sincerity:
Others are just not feeling Rouhani. At all: