The gate agent told the couple that he knows that Orthodox Jews only shower once a week, the lawsuit states.
The family from Michigan said they were kicked off the flight for “religious reasons” by the airline, which flew them back home to Florida the fo
The ancient Israelites had to cross the Red Sea. Jeannie R. Fisher had to get her family to Miami.
Zuckerberg reported the interaction leaving her “furious” — with the man, the flight attendants and with herself for not making more of a scene.
Bill Goldman was “a beloved and generous teacher, and a valued member of our community.”
The cost doesn’t include fees for carrying on a large bag or being served a meal. But still, $149!
Israel’s national airline, El Al, is betting on a billion-dollar overhaul of its aging fleet to claw back market share dented by relentless competition from low-cost carriers and a damaging dispute with pilots.
Ultra-Orthodox men cite ‘the Torah’ as the reason for refusing to sit beside women on airplanes. That not only gives non-Jews a bad impression of Judaism — it’s also flat-out wrong, Roberta Kwall argues.
A Canadian woman wants an apology from Porter Airlines after an ultra-Orthodox man refused to sit next to her.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews have become emboldened to ignore secular rules on planes and elsewhere. Jay Michaelson blames Haredi power in Israel and religious conservatism in the U.S. for a rising tide of fundamentalism that cannot easily be reversed.