Attacked by a 'Palestinian' and thrown off a Jet Blue flight
If you fly Jet Blue, you might want to think about finding another airline
Lisa Rosenberg had boarded a flight home to New York Monday night after her vacation in Palm Beach County.
She said she was on the phone with a friend talking about the
violence in Israel and her concern for her daughter, who will be
studying there next year.
She said the trouble on the plane began when she finished her call.
woman comes up to me and says to me 'I'm a Palestinian,' and she starts
cursing at me.
'Zionist pig. This is just the beginning,'" Rosenberg
Rosenberg said she never said anything negative about
Palestinians and was only complimenting Israel on how leaders there have
handled this latest conflict.
The argument between the women got heated and a flight attendant had to intervene, Rosenberg said.
A few minutes later, a supervisor told her she needed to leave the plane.
"I can't believe it. I said, 'Why would you do that?' I said, ‘Why don't you have her leave the plane?'" she said.
said nobody from JetBlue would answer her questions. She said only the
other woman had complained and said she was not comfortable flying with
"I said, 'The passenger, the Palestinian passenger, didn't feel comfortable with me, the Jewish doctor being on the plane?'"
Rosenberg said she was humiliated but left the plane.
confirmed Rosenberg was removed from the flight and added the story she
tells "in no way reflects the report that we have."
I wonder whether they still have that marketing agreement with El Al
JetBlue would not release that report and would not specify what's in it.
Labels: anti-Semitism, Palestinians