With Christmas near at hand (we’ll go out on a limb here and assume the world isn’t coming to an end just yet), the interwebs are atwitter with blessings, tips and tawdry virtual tinsel. Heck, even Saint Nick himself is counting out the hours.

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/CIausSanta/status/275369529138356224"]

Not to be outdone in the realm of holiday cheer — even when it comes to another religion’s tradition — some of Twitter’s funniest and erudite-est tribe-members have been weighing in on the minutiae of the Yuletide laws and customs. Here are some of The Times of Israel’s favorite #hilchoschristmas:

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/The_Cynical_Jew/status/281850334563926017"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/FormerBPGirl/status/281943365812117504"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Screlbish/status/281919088429760514"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Dick613/status/281865774367391744"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/The_Cynical_Jew/status/281861950143606784"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/seri0uslyyours/status/281845060134391808"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Adderabbi/status/281515936085839875"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/efink/status/281473864888901632"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/jrotem/status/281563007618805760"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/aburstein/status/281624556156899328"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Benignuman/status/281617807169445888"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/menudo_man/status/281614600863088640"]

And the Tweet that started it all:

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/efink/status/281466208539271168"]