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How To Celebrate Eid-Ul-Adha With Your Child's Class | MAMANUSHKA
‘You have a festival coming up don’t you?’ Around one year ago, this is what my son’s teacher said to me as I was collecting him from school in his second week at a new school in a new city. I was pleasantly surprised she had some inkling of the Eid that was indeed coming up in a few days time and of course I replied in the affirmative. ‘We love to hear about different celebrations in our class would you like to come in and talk about it?’ I told her that it was very nice of her to remember and to invite me, but that I would have to talk to my son about it before I could commit… The Holidays of Eid-UL-fitr and Eid-UL-adha are officially recognised as public school holidays in New York City and in the city of Cambridge in Boston Mass. So may be I shouldn’t have been surprised that a teacher knew about Eid, in fact I should have expected it. The fact that Eid is ‘visible’ on some public school calendars is no small feat. It would have seemed impossible in my own childhood. I have written before, a little bit about …