100 Jews barred from plane in masks storm

GERMAN airline Lufthansa has been accused of antisemitism after allegedly denying boarding to a group of more than 100 Orthodox Jewish men.

The incident occurred when the group, who were travelling together from New York on a religious pilgrimage to Budapest, tried to catch a connecting flight in Frankfurt.

They were heading for the Hungarian town of Kerestir to mark the yahrzeit of chassidic Reb Shaya’la, who was known as a miracle worker and is buried there.

But when the group tried to board their plane for Hungary, they were not allowed to get on it.

They said they were all barred from the Lufthansa jet because a handful of them hadn’t worn masks on their inbound trip from New York.

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