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Mayor De Blasio of NY brings Barbaric Holiday into City Schools

This is a photo of the Celebration of Eid al Adha in action. Happy Holiday.  Are they going to tell the children how this Holiday is celebrated by Muslims all over the world, and soon to come to NY. 183 more words

New York City Officially Adds Two Muslim Holidays To School Calendar

New York City is now the largest school district in the country to recognize two Muslim holidays on its official calendar.

Mayor Bill de Blasio… 111 more words

American Muslims

Priorities: De Blasio and Farina de Blasio’s Overture to the Muslim Community

“We made a pledge to families that we would change our school calendar to reflect the strength and diversity of our city. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim families will no longer have to choose between honoring the most sacred days on their calendar or attending school,” Mr. 238 more words


NYC Public Schools Add Muslim Holidays to Calendar

New York City public schools will now observe two Muslim holidays, officials said Wednesday, fulfilling a campaign promise by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Starting in 2015, city schools will close for the Muslim holy days Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, de Blasio and schools chancellor Carmen Farina said at a news conference. 194 more words

NYC students will now get day off for Islamic holidays

NEW YORK (PIX11) — New York City is adding two Muslim holidays to the official school calendar, becoming the largest school district in the country to do so, the mayor announced Wednesday. 388 more words


Getting Naked and Watching a Sheep Die (But Not at the Same Time)

Originally published here on the Quintessential Kenyon website on Oct. 18, 2014.

By Madeleine Thompson

In the last week I’ve experienced two key cultural aspects of Morocco, both of which I was previously afraid. 654 more words


Photo of the Day

Preparing for the festival, Dcheira, Morocco