SBU to hold classes on major religious holidays

Stony Brook University says it will stop canceling classes on major religious holidays.Classes will now be held on Good Friday, Passover, Rosh Hashanah and other

STONY BROOK - Stony Brook University says it will stop canceling classes on major religious holidays.

Classes will now be held on Good Friday, Passover, Rosh Hashanah and other holidays.

College officials say it ends a practice that only honors "some religions."

Campus religious leaders and chaplains say they were never consulted.

Leaders say the change that goes into effect next fall "disrespects all religions."

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