Government Watchdog Slams Haifa University for Giving Vacation on non-Jewish Holidays

In a letter to the education minister, Ometz argued the 'strange' decision could lead to further demands from students of different faiths; the university defended itself.

An Israeli government watchdog group wrote a letter to Education Minister Shay Piron on Wednesday protesting Haifa University's decision to give students three additional vacation days for Christian and Arab holidays.