Both candidates for NYC mayor, Bill de Blasio, the Democratic candidate, and Joe Lhota, believe that Muslim holy days, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, should be school holidays.
Eid al-Fitr is the end of the month of Ramadan, a month in which Muslims are required to fast from dawn to sunset and it’s on this day that the fasting ends.
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Eid al-Adha is a holiday which celebrates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son.