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Religious passengers sue El Al after accusations of rioting
A class-action lawsuit seeks compensation for each of the 180 religious passengers aboard flight diverted to Athens to avoid desecrating Shabbat • Religious passengers also want El Al to publicly retract claims that they were violent towards the crew.
What happened when 150 El Al travelers got stranded in Greece for Shabbat
While the decision to land caused some further confusion and consternation about how Shabbat would be kept in Athens on about an hour’s notice, the story at that point began to turn from worry and concern to relief and calm.
Eyewitnesses say El Al to blame for diverted flight before Shabbat, not ‘violent’ religious passengers
Yehuda Shlezinger and Israel Hayom Staff
News outlets accused religious passengers of violent behavior on a delayed El Al flight from New York to Israel last weekend, but Israel Hayom‘s Yehuda Shlezinger was on board and presents eyewitness details that paint a different picture.
Orthodox Jewish groups urge Supreme Court to overturn 41-year-old precedent
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act requires employers to provide religious employees with “reasonable accommodations” so that they can practice their faith while maintaining their jobs.