After backlash, New Jersey school won't close for Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha
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JERSEY CITY -- Jersey City's school board decided against adding an Islamic holiday to its official school closure list after backlash from the Jewish community, according to NBC New York. RELATED: Students may have Islamic holiday off in Jersey City The board met on Thursday to discuss the vote on closing school on Sept. 24 for…