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Are You Too Female To Fly?

Roz Warren | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Roz Warren

A man boards his El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv, but when he sees that Elana Sztokman is in the seat adjacent to his, he refuses to sit next to her. Was she holding a howling baby? Did she have a hacking cough? No. The problem, simply, was that she was a she.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Men Cause Flight Delay By Refusing To Sit Next To Women

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.01.2014 | Religion

One person's requirement for religious accommodation can seem all-too-much like discrimination to another. An El Al flight from New York to Tel Avi...

What Israeli Airport Security Can Teach the World

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.17.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

If more airport authorities were to adopt Ben Gurion's approach, surely it would be more difficult for those intending to do harm to succeed. There is a lot to be said for emphasizing eye contact, behavioral cues, and instinct when addressing the subject of airport security.

Amazing! Pilots Turn Plane Around For Kid With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact

Most passengers would be infuriated, enraged to the point that they would forever swear off an airline, if they were forced to turn back for just one ...

Another Airline Glitch Causes A Frenzy

AP | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — A three-hour glitch that drastically lowered round-trip airfare between New York and Israel on El Al Airlines created a run on ticket...

Travel Rewards Programs For Kids

Shermans Travel | Posted 08.19.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

A growing number of programs geared toward the under-12 set offer chances for the little ones to earn their own perks.

Mubarak Takes Flight

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Mr. President, it's time to leave for the airport." "Never happen. Not going to let him take a picture of my junk. As it is, that's all they're letting me take with me."

Terrorism State Lottery Winners: Not Welcome in the Secure Homeland

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

If you hold a passport from countries considered to be "state sponsors of terrorism" or "countries of interest," don't plan on making your connecting flight to your final destination inside the USA.

America's New Face of Terrorism

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

Thanks to a 23-year-old black man who deceptively looks like an innocent boy, African-Americans, Arabs and the Muslim Diaspora all have something in common. They are more easily viewed as terrorists, and there's no escaping it.

It's Time We Recognize We Have a New Kind of Enemy

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

Maybe it's time to recognize that this really is a war -- we have to have more effective defense as well as spending billions on offensive initiatives that don't seem to be working.

El Al Plane Tagged By Allah's Shorties

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israel's national airline/homeland security inspiration El Al discovered Tuesday that one of its planes had been marked with pro-Palestinian graffiti....