New York City’s Mayor de Blasio took a step in diversifying the New York City Public Schools holiday calendar.

Eid al-Adha marks the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham in Judaism and Christianity) to sacrifice his son for God. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan – the month of sunrise-to-sunset fasting.

According to estimates, there are 100,00 Muslim students in the city’s public school system.

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