New York City public school kids getting new Muslim, Lunar New Year holidays


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New York City is moving to close school for two Muslim holidays and the Lunar New Year — but Mayor de Blasio isn’t so sure about the Hindu festival Diwali.

nydailynews.com/new-york/education/nyc-public-school-kids-new-holidays-article-1.1601237


#2

Good. Children of different faiths deserve to have their faith traditions respected.

Christianity and Judaism shouldn’t receive sole or special consideration.


#3

This is great news.


#4

I agree, and besides there is a sizable Muslim and Asian population in New York. The City University of New York should also consider having one or two days off for Muslim holidays.


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