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News Brief

June 27, 2001
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British Jewish leaders are objecting to a government proposal for a new school calendar that would not take religious holidays into account. Jo Wagerman, the president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, complained to Education Secretary Estelle Morris that under the proposed change, Passover would often fall during the school term, rather than during the Easter holiday as it does under the current system.

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