UNH Students question religious tolerance of academic calendar

There are many students and faculty in the UNH community who have been unable to celebrate Jewish holidays due to an academic calendar that does not grant time off to observe them. This year, Homecoming and Family Weekend will fall on the same weekend as Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

Events like Homecoming are created to bring the UNH community together, but each year the academic calendar allegedly pulls students apart by making it impossible for Jewish students to watch the Homecoming game when their priorities lie in spending the holiday with their families at home. | More…

| The New Hampshire

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