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  • Alaska Airlines detains passengers over tefillin

    March 14, 2011 | 10:16 am

    An Alaska Airlines flight crew issued a security alert after three Mexican Orthodox Jews began praying with tefillin.

    The flight attendants, who were concerned by the prayers being said aloud in Hebrew and the unfamiliar boxes with leather straps hanging from them, locked down the...