Tag : Christmastime
title : German school in Istanbul, Turkey 'Bans Christmas' - in Santa Claus' Hometown
summary : According to the BBC, Istanbul Lisesi, a high school that has existed for more than a century, has 35 German teachers, funded by the German government. Last week, the teachers received an email from the National Ministry of Education reading, "According to a decision by the Turkish authorities, from now on nothing is to be taught or celebrated about Christmas and the Christian festival in the classroom."
date : Dec 20, 2016 03:07 PM EST