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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2018, 07:59:29 AM »
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LY002 אתונה (ATH) 16/11/2018 16:30תל אביב (TLV) 16/11/2018 18:30

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2018, 08:49:32 AM »
Not landing in Rome. There is a medical emergency and they are flying to israel

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #22 on: November 16, 2018, 09:01:10 AM »
Not landing in Rome. There is a medical emergency and they are flying to israel
What is the emergency?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #23 on: November 16, 2018, 09:02:19 AM »
What is the emergency?

To quote HRC: "what difference does it make at this point?"
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #24 on: November 16, 2018, 09:02:39 AM »
What is the emergency?
If had to guess it is that don't want to divert...
Are you allowed to get off the plane?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2018, 12:39:47 PM »
Bechadrei is reporting that:

LY2 is diverting to Athens, landing at 2:45 pm with shabbos starting at 4:50 pm (instead of landing in TLV a half hour before shkiah). Approx 70 frum jews on board, many who switched from LY8. El Al has secured hotel rooms, and Rabbi Hendel of Chabad Athens is getting shabbos food and a sefer torah to the hotel. (What a chessed! No easy feat!)

LY8 is diverting to Rome, landing 3:00 pm, shabbos at 4:30. It's unknown how many frum jews are on that flight, most who were originally on it switched to LY2.


Collive Instagram has a video of some passengers on the Athens flight on the way to Chabad.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #27 on: November 17, 2018, 06:00:31 PM »
according to the reports there was 180 shomer shabos on the flight, & LY provided hotel only for the 60 who ordered glatt kosher.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #28 on: November 17, 2018, 06:34:47 PM »
Israeli media seems to be flaming antisemitism. Apparently a reporter for Israel Hayom was on the flight and tries to dispel the lies. Saying that ELAL crew lied over and over about the situation. Seems like the reason for the long delay was that part of the ELAL crew didn't get to the airport on time due to the weather.

https://www.hidabroot.org/article/1117826
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2018, 06:35:41 PM »
according to the reports there was 180 shomer shabos on the flight, & LY provided hotel only for the 60 who ordered glatt kosher.
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Source?

Does anyone who was on the flight want to be interviewed?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #30 on: November 17, 2018, 06:38:39 PM »
LOL. Another reason to order SKML!
Source?

Does anyone who was on the flight want to be interviewed?
Make sure to hide their identity :)
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #31 on: November 17, 2018, 06:39:10 PM »
LOL. Another reason to order SKML!
Source?

Does anyone who was on the flight want to be interviewed?
Ask Rabbi Sorotzkin.
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #32 on: November 17, 2018, 06:40:17 PM »
LY provided hotel only for the 60 who ordered glatt kosher.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #33 on: November 17, 2018, 06:43:53 PM »
Any confirmation of the pilot saying if they chareidim would sit he would go back to the gate?
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #36 on: November 17, 2018, 07:01:53 PM »

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #37 on: November 17, 2018, 07:15:38 PM »
Any confirmation of the pilot saying if they chareidim would sit he would go back to the gate?
https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/im-one-of-those-violent-religious-passengers-on-el-al-flight-002/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
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The captain blatantly lied to us. At 23:40, when it was clear that if we took off, we would land shortly before Shabbat in Israel, many religious people were demanding to be let off the plane. In order to get them to sit down the pilot announced that we were returning to the gate and to please sit. He then drove and took off within a few minutes and of course in your seat you have no idea where the plane is driving towards. Lies.

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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
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Re: El al flight arriving close to Shabbos - again
« Reply #39 on: November 17, 2018, 09:33:47 PM »
Insane is an understatement
IME people who are not Shomer Shabbos have no appreciation or understanding of what it means. Couple that with a prevailing poisonous vibe in the media and the left wing against Shomrei Shabbos, and this is what you get.
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