Jewish doctor thrown off flight after 'calling Palestinian passenger a murderer'

Woman removed from JetBlue flight also 'suggested passenger had bomb'


Jewish doctor thrown off JetBlue plane after 'calling Palestinian woman a murderer'

A doctor has been thrown off a JetBlue flight for allegedly ranting at a Palestinian woman.

Dr Lisa Rosenberg, a Jewish doctor from New York, was on an NY-bound flight when she reportedly called the woman a "murderer" and suggested she had explosives in her bag.

She was escorted off the plane in Palm Beach, Florida, and told reporters at the time that she was the victim of anti-Semitism.

According to WPBF-TV, in a report obtained by an airline security blogger, a flight attendant wrote Rosenberg "accused customer 9C of being a Palestinian murderer, and that her people were all murderers and that they murder children."

It added: "She went even further to suggest 9C had explosives in her bag and it would bring the aircraft down."

The NY Daily News reports that the argument started after Rosenberg ended a phone call in which she had praised Israeil's conduct in a military offensive in Gaza.

The Palestinian woman told her the comments were offensive and the altercation erupted.

Rosenberg reportedly told the paper she did not make the comments and reasserted that she was the victim in the incident.

The Daily Mail reports that Rosenberg said: "As far as I know, the reports are heresay."

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