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Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 10:26 am

Last week, news broke on TMZ.com that four flight attendants were suing Delta Airlines for “a pattern of intentionally discriminating and retaliating against ethnically Jewish, Hebrew and/or Israeli employees and passengers.” The story was quickly picked up by other media outlets, and while the merits of the case will be decided in court, the online response to the suit was disturbing.

The first comment on the TMZ piece reads, “Palestinians for equality, kill all Jews.” A reader with a Harvey Weinstein avatar writes, “Delta is not anti semite!...in order to make up for this misunderstanding, all Jewish employees have been given a free one way ticket to Auschwitz, Germany...”

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