May 10, 2022

LUFTHANSA PARTYING LIKE IT’S 1939: Passengers say Lufthansa threw all visible Jews off NYC-Budapest flight because some weren’t wearing masks. A Lufthansa airline supervisor said on video that it was “the Jewish people who were the mess, who made the problems.”

A group of Orthodox Jews are demanding an apology from Lufthansa airlines after they were expelled from a flight from New York to Budapest last Tuesday.

The travelers say all of the identifiably Orthodox Jews were prevented from boarding a connecting flight in Frankfurt, Germany because a group of passengers had allegedly not complied with the German national carrier’s mask regulations on the first leg of the flight.

In a video taken by a passenger, a Lufthansa supervisor is seen saying that “everyone has to pay for a couple,” adding, “It’s Jews coming from JFK. Jewish people who were the mess, who made the problems.”

The video, first reported and shared by the discount travel website Dan’s Deals, was posted to YouTube and Instagram where it sparked angry comparisons to the treatment of Jews during the Holocaust.

The video, blurred because it is illegal to record someone without their consent in Germany, was taken down for violating YouTube and Instagram’s hate speech policies. It is still available on Twitter.

More at the New York Post: Over 100 NYC Orthodox Jews get kicked off German flight over mask dispute.

This appears to be the clip referenced above:

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