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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-21-10 10:13 AM
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11. OH, you mean a phylactery
Now I understand.
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  -'Tefillin' Prompts Scare On Plane Ian David  Jan-21-10 09:20 AM   #0 
  - Looks kinky, but hey, why not put on some leather? nt  thereismore   Jan-21-10 09:27 AM   #1 
  - It *is* leather. n/t  Ian David   Jan-21-10 09:30 AM   #2 
     - That's what I mean. nt  thereismore   Jan-21-10 10:31 AM   #22 
        - Obviously, some ancient Jewish scholar had a fetish. n/t  Ian David   Jan-21-10 10:35 AM   #25 
  - What the story doesn't mention...  Platypus   Jan-21-10 09:44 AM   #3 
  - Why would that be "offensive?" n/t  Ian David   Jan-21-10 09:46 AM   #4 
  - RTFL  Gormy Cuss   Jan-21-10 10:30 AM   #21 
  - It does now, but they added that to make it clear  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-21-10 11:13 AM   #33 
     - Thanks for clarifying that.  Gormy Cuss   Jan-21-10 11:29 AM   #38 
  - yes, yes. this society coddles Muslims. That's what you're really saying.  cali   Jan-21-10 10:33 AM   #23 
  - Wow. Thinly-veiled anti-Semitism.  Codeine   Jan-21-10 01:16 PM   #45 
  - I've never seen or heard of this either...  hlthe2b   Jan-21-10 09:48 AM   #5 
  - Not very curious, then, are you?  MineralMan   Jan-22-10 09:06 AM   #59 
  - Sometimes a little common sense goes a long way...strapping  Po_d Mainiac   Jan-21-10 09:56 AM   #6 
  - religiously observent orthodox  Sgent   Jan-21-10 09:58 AM   #7 
  - I suppose notifying the flight crew ahead of time is out of the question  gratuitous   Jan-21-10 10:15 AM   #12 
  - My grandfather was orthodox  BonnieJW   Jan-21-10 11:28 AM   #36 
  - Orthodox Jews generally pray 3 times a day  sabra   Jan-21-10 01:30 PM   #46 
  - So go ahead and pray, but if you wanna strap shit to your head and arms  Po_d Mainiac   Jan-21-10 12:29 PM   #44 
     - How very inclusive of you. n/t  taurus145   Jan-21-10 08:08 PM   #49 
     - TIFILLIN ON A PLANE!!  immoderate   Jan-22-10 03:26 AM   #53 
  - People are stupid. Especially kids that haven't collected very many life experiences.  LiberalFighter   Jan-21-10 10:09 AM   #10 
  - Look, I have been places and seen stuff, but I have never seen anything like this  galileoreloaded   Jan-21-10 10:16 AM   #13 
  - And then I would have jumped on your ignorant ass. nt  Bonobo   Jan-22-10 07:59 AM   #56 
  - I think maybe people don't realize how many religions there are in the world.  Democat   Jan-22-10 09:57 AM   #64 
  - Common sense was lacking on the part of the crew. Xenophobia reigned.  Gormy Cuss   Jan-21-10 10:39 AM   #26 
  - Xenophobia Does Reign Here  Best_man23   Jan-21-10 03:35 PM   #48 
  - Whaaaat? Go back under your rock, dumbass. nt  Bonobo   Jan-22-10 07:57 AM   #55 
  - I agree.  crim son   Jan-22-10 01:15 PM   #69 
  - "Our emergency response plan worked perfectly"  Bragi   Jan-21-10 10:02 AM   #8 
  - How often do other Jews practice this on airlines?  LiberalFighter   Jan-21-10 10:09 AM   #9 
  - The last time I took a redeye from LAX to NYC  MurrayDelph   Jan-21-10 11:06 AM   #32 
     - From what I could figure. They don't have to do it on 3 separate occassions.  LiberalFighter   Jan-21-10 11:23 AM   #35 
  - OH, you mean a phylactery  slackmaster   Jan-21-10 10:13 AM   #11 
  - Passenger arrested after airline bomb threat: FBI  Turborama   Jan-21-10 10:16 AM   #14 
  - No  Ian David   Jan-21-10 10:16 AM   #15 
  - Wow - the difference in reporting  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-21-10 10:20 AM   #18 
     - All prayer devices ALWAYS malfunction. n/t  Ian David   Jan-21-10 10:33 AM   #24 
        - Post of the day!  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-21-10 11:04 AM   #30 
        - +100  msanthrope   Jan-21-10 11:29 AM   #37 
        - +10  MineralMan   Jan-22-10 09:03 AM   #57 
        - Heh. And also...  onager   Jan-22-10 11:30 AM   #67 
  - "I'm gonna blow my fuckin' head up! Watch closely, I can only do this once..."  slackmaster   Jan-21-10 10:16 AM   #16 
  - Flight attendant freaks over tefillin? Does anybody else find this completely  kestrel91316   Jan-21-10 10:19 AM   #17 
  - Even better, this is now listed in the Tefellin wiki entry as an 'Incident'  Cal Carpenter   Jan-21-10 10:23 AM   #19 
  - I'm wondering if an airplane is the most appropriate place  Crunchy Frog   Jan-21-10 10:25 AM   #20 
  - Who can memorize every cultural distinction?  tonekat   Jan-21-10 10:49 AM   #27 
  - Use your goddamn head  pasto76   Jan-21-10 10:56 AM   #28 
  - Local news shed some light on the 'disruptive' part---he was asked.  msanthrope   Jan-21-10 11:52 AM   # 
  - True. But now that we call them "Flight Attendants" and not "Stewardesses"...  Ian David   Jan-21-10 11:00 AM   #29 
  - Flight attendants see far more cultural diversity than the average person.  Gormy Cuss   Jan-21-10 11:04 AM   #31 
  - Cultural illiteracy is no excuse.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jan-21-10 11:17 AM   #34 
  - Normally I would agree  Matt_in_STL   Jan-21-10 11:33 AM   #39 
  - So, in all the many trips you took to Israel nobody took you to the Wailing Wall?  LibertyLover   Jan-22-10 07:33 AM   #54 
     - I have been to the Wailing Wall  Matt_in_STL   Jan-22-10 12:35 PM   #68 
        - Morning prayers apparently.  AtheistCrusader   Jan-22-10 01:19 PM   #70 
  - I have never seen any such thing ever.  AtheistCrusader   Jan-21-10 11:42 AM   #40 
  - Dude. Ignorance is nothing to brag about.  MineralMan   Jan-22-10 09:11 AM   #61 
     - I've read plenty of books on religions.  AtheistCrusader   Jan-22-10 10:33 AM   #65 
  - I've never seen this in my life  NJGeek   Jan-21-10 11:52 AM   #42 
  - Yah...some of my best friends are Jews, eh?  MineralMan   Jan-22-10 09:12 AM   #62 
  - I've never seen this, and I believe I've seen a lot.  Robb   Jan-21-10 11:56 AM   #43 
  - I don't see any planes being diverted because it had nuns onboard  IndianaGreen   Jan-21-10 09:50 PM   #52 
  - Yeah, and they could be hiding anything under those wimples.  MineralMan   Jan-22-10 09:10 AM   #60 
  - How about just asking the kid what he's doing?  MineralMan   Jan-22-10 09:05 AM   #58 
  - Oy vey.  KamaAina   Jan-21-10 11:47 AM   #41 
  - This isn't the first time such a thing has caused a disruption. The elders always say:  dustbunnie   Jan-21-10 01:40 PM   #47 
  - fucking idiots  alarimer   Jan-21-10 09:39 PM   #50 
  - So every airline employee must know everything about every religion?  Democat   Jan-22-10 09:55 AM   #63 
  - Speaking of which ...  Nihil   Jan-22-10 11:00 AM   #66 
  - Here is another story about stupidity  IndianaGreen   Jan-21-10 09:49 PM   #51 
 

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