While closing schools and adding to the end of the school calendar doesn't necessarily cost extra money, keeping schools open during a religious holiday
can cost significantly, depending on the number of substitutes needed.
It's difficult for a Jew because you have to take your religious holidays
off, but I can appreciate that it would be difficult to have what could be 13 days, because that's two-and-a-half weeks off work - and that's just the Jewish holidays.
Idler and Stanislav Kasl, both of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., argue that there is still reason to suspect that deaths occur less frequently before major religious holidays
than after them.
Christian leaders decried the new twist to a religious holiday
that has always had pagan undertones of spring and fertility.
Eid al-Fitr, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, is an important religious holiday
celebrated by Muslims worldwide.
The event is timed to take place during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday and to follow the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday
on June 14-15 this year.
Eid Al-Fitr is a religious holiday
celebrated by Muslims worldwide; it marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
The only religious holiday
recognized by the federal government is Christmas.
In a message released by the Presidency Press Center, GE-l sent greetings to Turkish Jews as they began the celebration of Hanukkah, an eight-day religious holiday
Mahavir Jayanti, also known as Mahavir Janma Kalyanak is the most important religious holiday
. It celebrates the birth of Mahavira, the last Tirthankara.
MOGADISHU, November 08, 2011 (TUR) -- A celebration ceremony for Eid al-Adha religious holiday
took place in Turkey's Embassy in Mogadishu on Tuesday.
Which Roman Emperor made Sunday a religious holiday