In advocating for Eid, Muslim activists cite the precedent of Jewish Americans, another religious minority.
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Countless celebrities (including several Jewish ones) also took to Twitter to pay heartfelt tributes to the the actor.
Concert organizers ended a performance at a government-sponsored music festival after singer Hanna Goor declined to close a shirt she was wearing over her bikini top.
The French comedian Dieudonne is an enemy to me and most of my readers, writes Cnaan Liphshiz. But the country's burkini bans remind us that freedom of expression is the bedrock of Western democracy.
The late actor's portrayal of a washed-up gunslinger who befriends a black sheriff in the 1974 Western parody was a brief reminder of a more harmonious past.