American Airlines agent said Orthodox Jews only bathe once a week: lawsuit
American Airlines plane (via Wikimedia Commons).

DETROIT — A Michigan couple is suing American Airlines for discrimination after the airline claimed they smelled bad and kicked them off a flight last year.Yehuda Yosef Adler, Jennie Adler and their then-19-month old daughter were booted off a Jan. 23, 2019, flight from Miami to Detroit by a gate agent who said he knew people of their race and religion, Orthodox Jews, only took baths once a week, according to the lawsuit filed Jan. 28 in federal court in Texas.The Texas-based airline issued a statement Thursday reiterating their claim that several passengers and crew members had complained of ...


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