New York Council Votes for Two Muslim School Holidays

Yah MV: While its amazing how Muslim Imams are becoming police officers, this news is just awesome for kids living in New York. Imam Talib Abdur-Rashid said Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg should reconsider his opposition to the school holidays. “It’s an election year,” he said By KIRK SEMPLE Published: June 30, 2009 Spurred by a broad coalition of religious, labor and immigrant groups, the City Council overwhelmingly passed a resolution on Tuesday to add two of the most important Muslim holy days to the public schools’ holiday calendar. But the vote, which was nonbinding, put the Council in conflict with … Continue reading New York Council Votes for Two Muslim School Holidays

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