Picture day with Santa is a long-standing tradition at Calabro Elementary School. But this year, one parent, who is Jewish, pointed out other traditions weren’t being represented. She complained — and Santa was shown the door.
From Kwanzaa celebrations at the American Museum of Natural History to the Three Kings Parade in East Harlem, there’s more to New York City than the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree this holiday season.
At the St. George Staten Island Ferry Terminal, not a Christmas tree nor menorah nor nativity scene can be seen. You would never know it’s the holiday season.
Kwanzaa is also just around the corner this weekend and the only nationally recognized Kwanzaa celebration in the country is underway.