Muslim mom hopes to force Islamic holiday on California school

via Muslim mom Veronica Aziz hopes to make Eid al-Fitr a school holiday – Lodinews.com: News.

A Lodi mom is starting a petition to add Eid al-Fitr to California’s list of holidays that would automatically excuse a child from school. The 24-hour Muslim holiday falls after 30 days of fasting during daylight to observe Ramadan each year, and this year will fall on Aug. 7 and 8 — in the first week of the 2013-14 school year.

Veronica Aziz lives near Blakely Park with her husband and three sons. She and her family are Muslim and attend the Lodi Mosque. Growing up, she remembers missing a day of school each year for the family gathering and prayers.

Does that mosque sound familiar? We posted on it once before, Lodi Mosque Imam’s US born son tells FBI he went abroad for Al Qaeda training “to learn to kill Americans”.

“We just didn’t go to school. Our community was so small that if we missed a day it didn’t matter,” said Aziz. But her children don’t like to miss school. They tell their mother if they miss one day they will fall behind.

“They get upset,” she said. “I want to be able to tell them not to worry.”

The Lodi Unified School District allows children to take the day off as an excused absence, according to California education code. This differs from an unexcused absence, which means a child cannot make up any homework assignments or tests from that day — but it still counts as an absence.

Aziz would like the district to allow students of all faiths to miss school for religious holidays without counting it as an absence.

At Borchardt Elementary School, where 10 to 15 percent of the children come from Muslim families, principal Janis Morehead and the teachers put a major emphasis on perfect attendance. Those who make it through a full semester without missing a day — even for an excused absence — get ice cream at lunch just before the winter or summer break.

10 to 15 percent?

The incentive makes sense for the school. It’s a simple prize, but high daily attendance keeps money flowing into school coffers.

Aziz said it’s not about a scoop of ice cream. It’s about teaching her kids that school and their religious faith are equally important.

Aziz is not sure how far a petition would go. But she is willing to try.

“I don’t want to ask the question, ‘Should I let you go to school that day?’” she said. “There would be peace of mind for us, and I could tell my children, ‘Tomorrow is our day.’”

Rather than teaching her kids that Islam is important to her (the kids apparently don’t care at this age) she’d rather force the entire school and all kids regardless of their religion to be out of school that day. That’s how they roll.

 

 

14 Responses

  1. Ok all you Atheist, Wiccan, Buddhist, Hindu, Mormon, Catholic, Christian, moms, call the CA DOE and tell them no to Islamic holiday Islam it is not a religion. Their hours are 8-5 M-F “except major holidays). Phone is 9 1 6 . 3 1 9. O 8 O O. Call now to stop the spread of Sharia/Islam to our children and schools.

    • Just called CA BOE and was told holidays are set at the local level. Called the district where this mom is from and was well received by the Superintendents secretary.

      Call the Lodi Unified School District at
      2 0 9. 9 5 3. 8 0 0 0 press 7 then 2.

      Please let us know you called.

      • To ‘savedpatriot’ – Hello! And God bless you! Yes, I too just had a good conversation with a secretary by the name of Connie, from the Lodi (pron. LOW DIE) school district. (209-953-8000 press 7 then 2). She was almost ‘excited’ to know that they are not alone in this battle for the survival of our American way of life!

        She said that the current petition has not yet come before the planning board but she welcomed my comments. She told me that the incident which CS referenced, i.e., the Lodi imam’s son who trained to “KILL AMERICANS”, took place back in 2005, and that the individual in question is currently still incarcerated. I provided her with my name and email address, and she gave me a website address to get updates on this issue. I believe she said it was >> lodiusd.net << I haven't tried using the address yet, but will inform you if there are any changes needed. THANKS AGAIN FOR TAKING THE TIME TO PROVIDE US WITH THE CONTACT PHONE #!!!! GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!

    • “Ok all you Atheist, Wiccan, Buddhist, Hindu….. call the CA DOE and tell them no Islamic holiday.”

      Nope. Sorry. All us atheists, wiccans, buddhists, hindus, and jews, had to petition and fight for years to be able to have something besides Christian holidays in our schools.

      It began in my State when a Christian mom was outraged that a Wiccan mom was allowed to come to an elementary school on Halloween and discuss her Wiccan faith. The Wiccan mom felt it was important because Halloween traditionally sheds a bad light on witches, and the Wiccan mom wanted to show that it’s not reality, at least not as far as people of the Wiccan faith.

      The Wiccan mom also wanted Wiccan holidays allowed at the school. Wicca is classifed as an official religion in the US.

      The Christians threw a fit. It went to court. Then it went to the next court. Then the next. Finally a judge told both parties, here’s the deal. “Either BOTH are allowed or NONE are allowed, you both decide.”

      The Wiccans agreed to allow both the Christian and the Wiccan holidays.

      The Christians said “forget it, NONE then”, and they dropped their lawsuits.

      And none it was. No more mentions of Jesus, or bible quotes in the school banners in the halls, nothing at all religious at Christmas time.

      And no Wiccan anything either.

      That’s how it happened in my State. The kids lost out all the way around.

      And of course there aren’t allowed any formal Hindu or Buddhist ceremonies or ritual items (like the Christian have with their christmas trees, etc.) allowed in elementary schools, for the most part.

      Unless someone takes a particular school district to court, that’s how it stays.

      So the Wiccans, having been discriminated against by Christians in my State, will probably not be calling the CA DOE. I doubt very seriously whether any Buddhists or Hindus will be either.

      Christians really shouldn’t expect the support of those they have discriminated against in the past – perhaps not *you* personally, but as a group under the banner “Christian”. Know what I mean?

      Now, that’s not to say that individuals from the Wiccan, Hindu, and Buddhist communities won’t get involved on their own once they realise what’s going on. But it would likely be an unintentional alliance (and uneasy) with the Christians.

      And of course they would want to know where their own holidays are in the schools then, too. Could you handle your kid being taught about witchcraft by a Wiccan in his elementary school on Halloween?

      • “…COOL!” Since “WE, the People…” kicked God out of schools…we’ve had nothing but violence and shootings!

        Go ahead, check the records, when God was “kicked-out”…the violence began!

  2. And this is exactly how it all begins “SO INNOCENTLY”!!!! OMG my child just wants to get the perfect attendance award! She deserves to have that dish of ice cream, you know!!!! She’s worked so hard for it. My POOR, POOR CHILD WILL BE SO DEPRIVED AND SO, SOOOO DISCRIMINATED AGAINST unless we accomodate her by making this itty bitty, teeni weeni miniscule change to the school calendar. OH, PA-LEEEZ, PA-LEEEZ JUST THIS ONE eentci weentci widdle, change to the school calendar!!!! Oh, it’s just one more holiday on the school calendar! And of course you know “IT’S ALL FOR A GOOD CAUSE”!!! “Remember how peaceful and loving we muslims treat those who disagree with us after we gain the upper hand!!!”

    AND THUS BEGINS ONE MORE EPISODE OF UNENDING SHARIA COMPLIANCE BY THE CLUELESS, IMBECILIC DHIMMI AMERICAN SCHOOL BOARD WHO THINK THAT THEY ARE FURTHERING A SPIRIT OF MULTI-CULTURALISM AND PEACE AND HARMONY!!!!!

    UNTIL THE 800 LB. GORILLA DECIDES HE DOESN’T WANT TO LIVE ANY MORE IN PEACE, HARMONY AND MULTI-CULTURALISM!

    NEVER FORGET–allah will not tolerate, nor permit the existence of ANY OTHER GOD beside himself!!!!! IT’S ALL ABOUT ABSOLUTE DOMINANCE AND SUPRESSION OF THE INFIDEL!!!!! And so we sacrifice one more of our rights AND OUR AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE to the god of the POLITICALLY CORRECT CULTURE OF DEATH!!!!!

    • With regard to my previous comments:

      “AND THUS BEGINS ONE MORE EPISODE OF UNENDING SHARIA COMPLIANCE BY THE CLUELESS, IMBECILIC DHIMMI AMERICAN SCHOOL BOARD WHO THINK THAT THEY ARE FURTHERING A SPIRIT OF MULTI-CULTURALISM AND PEACE AND HARMONY”

      Let me say that I spoke too soon!!! These people in California do not want anything to do with adding a muslim holiday to their school calendar! In fact, I highly suggest that we all call the number provided by “savedpatriot” in paragraph 1 or paragraph 2–they both work. You can also contact the LODI UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT @ lodiusd.net.
      THESE PEOPLE NEED OUR HELP!!!!!

  3. She needs to feed hungry sharks in the Pacific!

  4. I think she will find that there are endless muslim holidays in Hell, perhaps campaigning there would be better?

  5. I’ll bet the teachers are all in favor of a Muzzie holiday. One more paid day off is always nice. California teachers don’t have to worry much about snow days. I feel sorry they don’t get those shortened days or starting two hours later when a few snow flakes fall.

  6. To ‘foxmuldar’ – Don’t be so all-fired sure of yourself! I personally called the California school district where this petition has been submitted to the school board AND THE PEOPLE DON’T WANT THIS!!!! I can personally vouch for the fact that they need our help!!!!!

    IF YOU’RE NOT PART OF THE SOLUTION–THEN YOU’RE PART OF THE PROBLEM!!!!!

    • Amen da! Appreciate your posts about the fine folks in Lodi who DO NOT want the Islam holiday on the calendar. I told Connie Islam was not a religion etc. She was open to being educated.

      Please call Creeping readers, they need your help.

  7. Next they will teac the holocaust never happened. Inch by inch the slime comes in

    • “Inch by inch the slime comes in” — THANKS ‘islamophobe’!!!!!

      “INCH BY INCH THE SLIME COMES IN”–AND HERE’S THE PERFECT EXAMPLE OF MUS–SLIME…..muslimtoysanddolls!!!!!

      YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING ME!!!!! GO PEDDLE YOUR WRETCHED TRASH IN AFGANISTAN AND IRAN!!!! RIGHT! YOU KNOW YOU DON’T DARE–BECAUSE THEY LITERALLY KILL YOU OVER THERE FOR SELLING AMERICANIZED LOOKING DOLLS!!!!! YOU’RE A DISGUSTING LOSER–THE PERFECT EXAMPLE OF SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO CAPITALIZE OFF OUR AMERICAN SYSTEM WHILE YOU STRIVE TO DESTROY IT “INCH BY INCH”!!!!!

      THIS WEBSITE IS AN AMERICAN WEBSITE AND CLEARLY YOU ARE NOT ONE OF US–NOR DO YOU WANT TO BE!!!!! GET OUT!!!!!

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