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  1. Rhode Island teachers sue to be allowed Good Friday off as religious holidayRead the original story

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    ... calendars. This month, New York closed its public schools in observance of two Muslim holy days: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. But some districts, such as Montgomery County in Maryland, have avoided the topic altogether by eliminating the names of ...

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  2. Ashley Davies: Sentimentality behind vegetarianismRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Scotsman.com

    ... area was multiplying. My host explained that they were preparing for the festival of Tabaski, the local name for Eid al-Adha. Just as in the Bible, the Qoran tells the story of God/Allah testing Abraham's faith by asking him to sacrifice his (then) ...

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  3. To demand Diwali holiday US Hindu Groups to hold a grand rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Merinews

    ... City mayor Bill de Blasio on March 4, announced that the city is adding the Muslim holy days of Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as holidays in its public school calendar as "respect for one of the great faiths of this earth" and as an "acknowledgment ...

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  4. Another side of LibyaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CNN

    A man sits on a bench next to an artificial lake between the waterfront and Tripoli's iconic Martyrs' Square, formerly Green Square, on October 5, 2011. Muslims in Benghazi pray on November 6, 2011, the first day of Eid al-Adha, marking the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

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  5. Turkish PM and main opposition head row over bonus promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... [after the elections] for bonuses to be given to pensioners in each of the religious holidays [Eid el-Fitr and Eid al-Adha] ... and will continue the distribution of bonuses worth two monthly salaries every year during the time I stay as prime ...

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  6. Letter: Respect Muslim culture in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Albany Times Union

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced the schools should close on two very important religious holidays: Eid al-Fitr , which marks the end of Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha , another day of remembrance. The mayor commented on Twitter that it is "a change that respects the diversity of our city."

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  7. Happy Holidaze, from New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Accuracy In Academia

    ... largest religion in the country fights to even be recognized, "NYC schools will now close for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha - making (it) the largest school district in the nation to recognize the two holidays on the official school calendar." ...

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  8. Why Islam Needs a ReformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Wall Street Journal

    To defeat the extremists for good, Muslims must reject those aspects of their tradition that prompt some believers to resort to oppression and holy war A man prays during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, at Jama Masjid in New Delhi on Oct. 6, 2014. 10 comments

  9. Why Islam Needs a ReformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Wall Street Journal

    To defeat the extremists for good, Muslims must reject those aspects of their tradition that prompt some believers to resort to oppression and holy war A man prays during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, at Jama Masjid in New Delhi on Oct. 6, 2014. 10 comments

  10. Why Islam Needs a ReformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Wall Street Journal

    To defeat the extremists for good, Muslims must reject those aspects of their tradition that prompt some believers to resort to oppression and holy war. A man prays during the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, at Jama Masjid, New Delhi, Oct. 6, 2014. 10 comments

  11. Al DokhalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Al Qatif is the name of the city that I lived whole my life at. This city is not like any other it's special and has a great history that goes before 3500 BCE.

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  12. De Blasio Sows Confusion as New York Allows Prayer in Pre-KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Bloomberg

    ... from Muslims this month when he announced that the largest U.S. school system would observe the holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr. An unintended consequence of that decision was that it drew scores of protesting Asian residents to City Hall a ...

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  13. Area Muslims are battling for holy days offRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Big News Network.com

    ... right now Muslim students are forced to either miss school or miss the two Islamic holy days Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.? Since Christians and Jews get holidays off, this group is pushing for their holidays to be recognized so Muslim families can ...

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  14. Errol Louis: Close school once in a blue moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | New York Daily News

    ... new moon following the winter solstice. "It's great news that public schools will be closed on Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, and it's essential that Lunar New Year have the same result," said state Sen. Daniel Squadron (D-Manhattan), whose district ...

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  15. A. Barton Hinkle on the God-Awful Mess Religion in the Public Sphere MakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... Bill de Blasio announced that the city schools will close to observe the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. To the north, officials at McGill University in Montreal signified their openness to a request by Muslim students for women-only ...

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  16. David Bloomfield: No school on Eid? A secular decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | New York Daily News

    No one wants to be a killjoy, but the city's exuberant pronouncement that it is creating two new religiously-based school holidays, with the likelihood of more to come, raises constitutional questions that Mayor de Blasio needs to answer. Last week, the mayor and Schools Chancellor Carmen FariA a announced that the important Muslim holy days of Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha would be added to the public school calendar, with all 1.1 million students and their teachers getting the days off in an effort "to reflect the strength and diversity of our city."

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  17. Officials Call on Mayor to Add Lunar New Year to School CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Your News Now

    To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views to be used over the next 30 days. The rally comes on the heels of the mayor's decision to add the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to the school closings calendar.

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  18. Italian govt asks Constitutional Court to review 'anti-mosque' law amid public outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Russia Taday

    In this file picture members of the Muslim community in Italy leave Rome's mosque on Januray 20, 2005 after prayer on the first day of Eid Al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, Islam's most important holiday Italy's government has moved to block the so-called "anti-mosque" law in Lombardy that would make construction of mosques much harder for Muslims in the country's north. According to the set of regulations, those,who want to build a new place of worship connected to the religion that is not officially recognized by the government, would face a vast number of restrictions: for instance, complying with the specific size of the parking lot.

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  19. More Pavilions At FolkfestRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Small dead animals

    On Oct. 26, 2012, Scissons sold three sheep to a group of Muslim men at his Ottawa-area farm. Three of the men then slaughtered the animals according to Islamic ritual in honour of the holiday Eid al-Adha.

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  20. School's OutRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Commonweal

    New York prides itself on the observance of religious holidays . That includes school holidays and suspension of alternate side of the street parking .

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