In a decision by New York City Major, public schools will have 2 days off for the two Eids of muslims according to the dates in islamic calendar, Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha. This move is very welcomed by muslims community as commented below:
“The NYC Muslim community looks forward to finally having the Eid holidays recognized in our public schools. It will be gratifying to know that Muslim children will soon no longer have to choose between honoring and celebrating their faith or missing class,” said New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Executive Board Member Zead Ramadan in a press release Wednesday.
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