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  1. How NYC schools are celebrating Lunar New Year this MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    New York City public schools are wishing students a happy Lunar New Year by officially recognizing it as a holiday. Kids and their families will be able to celebrate with a day off school.

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  2. NYC schools get new day off, close for Lunar New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    City Schools Chancellor Carmen FariA a said New York City is the largest school district in the country to add the holiday to the school calendar. For the first time, city schools will be closed on Monday for Lunar New Year - an important holiday for Asian-Americans across the five boroughs.

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  3. City schools to close Monday for Lunar New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | SILive.com

    New York City public schools will be closed Monday, for the first time, in observance of the Asian Lunar New Year celebration. The city school system will become only the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year.

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  4. Celebrate NYC's first-ever Lunar New Year school holiday with FREE festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Examiner.com

    For the first time in the history of NYC public schools, students and teachers will be off for Lunar New Year which, in 2016, falls on Monday, February 8. The holiday was added to the academic calendar last year, in addition to a pair of Muslim holy days, Enid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr . What this means for NYC parents is that they will need to find alternate childcare and/or activities for their offspring on that day.

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  5. March 12: Iss. 10Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A Van Damme video night, a Beatles show for kids, John Hodgman, and other great things to do in Brooklyn, March 6-11. Comment .

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  6. Muslim moms' fears lead to a sign removal at Islamic Montessori schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Oregonian

    The board of directors at Crescent Islamic Montessori School voted to remove two exterior signs out of concern that the word "Islamic" might make the school a target. Crescent Islamic Montessori School is easy to miss.

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  7. An Eid Marred By Attacks Against InnocentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Examiner.com

    As of Wednesday July 30, 2014, more than 1,300 people have died from the conflict in Gaza that began on July 8th according to a recent CNN report . The violence continues to rage despite the recent cease-fire attempt, and according to Radio Islam , a Chicago-based talk radio program that covers a variety of topics ranging from news and current affairs to the environment and health, new reports indicate that 10 people, mostly children, were killed and 40 injured during the attack which took place on the first day Eid.

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  8. DirectRooms.com - Al Aqabar Celebrates Eid Al Fitr on 30 August 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    DirectRooms.com reports that celebrations for the Islamic festival Eid Al Fitr will see popular holiday destinations like Al Aqabar becoming overrun with people as they head to the beaches to celebrate the holiday. AL AQABA, JORDAN, July 07, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Eid Al Fitr is one of Islam's two major festivals and is held annually to mark the end of Ramadan where devotees observe a month of fasting and refrain from eating from sunrise to sunset.

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  9. Egypt Jails Female Poet Fatima Naoot for Insulting IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Writerswrite.com's Writer's Blog

    Poet, author and former parliamentary candidate Fatima Naoot has been sentenced to three years in jail by an Egyptian court for the crime of insulting Islam. Ms. Naoot was arrested for writing a Facebook post in which she criticized the mass slaughter of animals during the religious festival of Eid al-Adha.

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  10. Dubai and the UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Boston.com

    Tomorrow will be the grand opening of the latest addition to the skyline of Dubai, United Arab Emirates . The Atlantis Palm Resort, with over 1,500 rooms, will be hosting an opening ceremony with celebrities from around the world tomorrow night.

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  11. 8 Simple Signs that Malaysia's Economy Really SucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Malaysia Chronicle

    With less than 2-week to go before people abandon capital Kuala Lumpur and rush back for the Chinese Lunar New Year festival, mega sales are everywhere in town. Pre-CNY has always been an interesting point to gauge the domestic economy , especially the Malaysian ethnic-Chinese.

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  12. Recognition sought for 2 Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Erie Times News

    On a voice vote with no dissent, members passed a nonbinding resolution to recognize Eid al-Fitr, celebrated after Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha, celebrated at the conclusion of the Hajj pilgrimage. The dates of the holidays change each year.

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  13. DirectRooms.com - Celebrate Eid Al Fitr Festival in Petra on 31 August 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    The Eid Al Fitr festival will be celebrated in Petra, Jordan on 31st August 2011. However, this date is not firmly set and will only be confirmed a couple of days beforehand, with the first sighting of the new moon.

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  14. In busy first session of '16, Philly Council calls for making Eid a city holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Philly.com

    As Philadelphia City Council returned Thursday for its first meeting of the new term, bills were offered that would add teeth to minority hiring, look hard at how schools were hurt by years of budget cuts, and shed light on businesses that receive big tax subsidies. But the meeting's most compelling moment came when a non-binding resolution was offered suggesting two Muslim holidays become official city and school district holidays. 2 comments

  15. Lawmakers Fight for Muslim Holidays to Be Recognized in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Phillymag.com

    A group of activists erupted in applause at City Hall Thursday when lawmakers unanimously approved a resolution calling on the city and school district to recognize two Muslim holidays. "When we submitted this, the question that came from some good, well-intentioned people was, 'Well, why now? And should we do this now?'" said Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. , who sponsored the legislation.

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  16. Princeton concert links Muslims and JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | New Jersey Jewish News

    His late father, who revived the dying congregation B'nai Jeshurun in New York, later moved to Argentina, where he started a Conservative rabbinical seminary and revitalized Jewish life there. Gabriel's mother was instrumental in starting a summer camp in Cordoba, Argentina, where their son was born.

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  17. Philly may recognize 2 Muslim holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Philly.com

    Philadelphia City Council on Thursday called on the city and the school district to officially recognize two Muslim holidays, which would give students and employees those days off. Speaking before a chamber packed with Muslim men wearing prayer caps and women wearing hijabs, Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. said the change would impact an estimated 200,000 Philadelphians who practice Islam.

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  18. DirectRooms.com - Celebrate Eid Al Fitr Festival in Petra on 31 August 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    The Eid Al Fitr festival will be celebrated in Petra, Jordan on 31st August 2011. However, this date is not firmly set and will only be confirmed a couple of days beforehand, with the first sighting of the new moon.

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  19. DirectRooms.com - Al Aqabar Celebrates Eid Al Fitr on 30 August 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    DirectRooms.com reports that celebrations for the Islamic festival Eid Al Fitr will see popular holiday destinations like Al Aqabar becoming overrun with people as they head to the beaches to celebrate the holiday. AL AQABA, JORDAN, July 07, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Eid Al Fitr is one of Islam's two major festivals and is held annually to mark the end of Ramadan where devotees observe a month of fasting and refrain from eating from sunrise to sunset.

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  20. An Eid Marred By Attacks Against InnocentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Examiner.com

    As of Wednesday July 30, 2014, more than 1,300 people have died from the conflict in Gaza that began on July 8th according to a recent CNN report . The violence continues to rage despite the recent cease-fire attempt, and according to Radio Islam , a Chicago-based talk radio program that covers a variety of topics ranging from news and current affairs to the environment and health, new reports indicate that 10 people, mostly children, were killed and 40 injured during the attack which took place on the first day Eid.

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