El Al captain politicizes the Holocaust, drawing analogy to Israel’s current political scene and it doesn’t go well

It’s time for El Al to clip some wings
Ruthie Blum
April 20, 2023

El Al Airlines captain Doron Ginzburg was reportedly summoned to a pre-termination hearing on Wednesday due to an outrageous statement that he made over the plane’s loudspeaker. As he prepared for takeoff on Tuesday morning from Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport to JFK in New York, the Israeli pilot had used the public-address system to promote his political agenda. He did this by linking the somber occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) to the protest movement that’s been taking to the streets to decry the policies of the government in Jerusalem…He said, “Things like the Holocaust are potentially to be occurring in a dictatorship, and we are fighting in Israel to remain a democratic country. Thank you all and have a nice flight.” READ MORE

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