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


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.


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

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


This is great news.


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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