For 1st time, Israeli university declares Christmas a holiday
May 30, 2013
The University of Haifa has become the first Israeli university to declare Christmas Day a holiday for students.
The university’s faculty senate also voted to make two other days university holidays: the Muslim feast of Eid al Fitr and the Druze feast of Eid al-Adha.
- Christmas official holiday at Haifa University (Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem)
- Haifa University to give off for Christian, Arab holidays (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
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