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Eid Holiday for Your School District (Wednesday at 8 pm, ICLI)


Assalamualaikum W/R W/B, This Wednesday October 26 at 8pm in ICLI: Dr. Uzma Syed will be present for Q&A regarding “EID holiday for your district” as well as special guest Mr. Hansen Lee, current Board Member of Harborfields Central School District. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain information from the board’s perspective. (Please note Mr. Lee is not representing …

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Getting Eid Holiday at your School District (Video + Notes)


Assalamalaykum, Last week, we were pleased to host Dr. Uzma Syed, who spearheaded the effort to spearheaded the effort get Eid on Syosset School District’s list of official holidays, as she presented on the necessary steps to bringing Eid to one’s local school district. The video of this session (including Q&A) is available below (please note, this is a link to …

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(Thursday, 8 pm) How to Get Eid Approved for your School District


Where : Islamic Center of Long Island (835 Brush Hollow Road in Westbury) When : Thursday (October 20th) at 8 pm Assalamalaykum, Please join us this Thursday at 8 pm at the Islamic Center of Long Island for a special forum discussing how to get Eid approved for your school district. Dr. Uzma Syed, who began a petition to add …

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Syosset School District Approves Eid as Official School Holiday


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/17/2016 Syosset, NY — The Syosset School District has approved the addition of Eid al Adha and Eid al Fitr to the list of official school holidays. The measure was discussed and approved during a Board of Education meeting at South Woods Middle School, and will be enacted for the 2017-2018 academic school year. The Syosset school board’s …

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[Petition] Make Eid an Official Holiday at Syosset School District


Assalamalaykum, Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al Fitr & Eid al Adha every year. The Holidays signify the end of the holy month of Ramadan in which people fast from dawn till dusk as well as the pilgrimage known as Hajj. The Muslims in our Syosset community would benefit from the day in order to observe the holiday with family …

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