Discussion in 'Current Events' started by JBeukema, Mar 14, 2011.
Jewish Prayer Ritual Alarms Alaska Airlines Crew
So? If people don't know, they don't know. Better safe than sorry I guess.
The article says they were wearing 'tefillin' one on their heads and one on their arms.
This is 'tefillin':
It does not say they were mistaken for Muslims. If one does not know of this ritual it would/could appear to be something that may need to be looked into with the day and age we live in.
o good gosh...i am fucking redneck in the south...and i would know what this objects are used for....do these people have no cultural diversity?
the box has a torah (or a bit of it) in it....its all ritual....are we really afraid of people strapping their arm with leather and putting a box on their forehead?
and why not just ask what they are doing...i am sure they would have been happy to tell the airline
I'm not a redneck and have been around my share of Jewish people over the years, but I had never heard nor seen tefillin until a similar story that broke a few years ago. So prior to that it likely would have raised concern in me if I saw some guys strapping them onto their heads and arms on a plane.
i am surprised this is such an unknown
i think my pal did it 3xs a day....cause i use to give him hell about jews and muslim customs being so similar
I read this story a couple of days ago, and then again today, and you are the first person I have seen that mentioned Muslims, why is that? Doesn't the fact that they over reacted to Jews actually prove they are not targeting Muslims?
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