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Push to close Montgomery County schools for Muslim holidays

Public schools close around Jewish and Christian holidays, and some in Montgomery County are pushing for schools to include Islamic holidays in their closures.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 12:55pm EDT

Tags: eid, kate ryan, muslim, islamic, George Leventhal, Montgomery County Council, Montgomery County Public Schools

Muslim group plans to combat pro-Israel Metro ads with more ads

Advertisements sponsored by a Muslim advocacy group were unveiled Friday in response to a pro-Israel ad posted in four Metro stations this week.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Metro, muslim, Israel, veronic robinson

Montgomery Co. can't close schools just because it's a holiday

Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal wants to see the school system close on two Muslim holidays.

Saturday - 06/09/2012, 09:52am EDT

Tags: montgomery county, muslim, religious holiday, George Leventhal, Dick Uliano