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  • If you thought Entebbe was wild…

    If you thought Entebbe was wild, you should read about Israel’s roller coaster airplane drama in August 1973. On August 15, 1973, Canadian Airline Pilots Association urged the Canadian government to bar flights to Canada by Israeli commercial airliners after Israel diverted a Lebanese airliner the weekend before. The incident, in which passengers were ordered… More ▸

  • In the JTA Archive: Liz Taylor says trade me for Entebbe hostages

    In the coming months, we will be launching the JTA Jewish News Archive — a treasure chest of nearly a century of reporting around the globe. We thought today would be an appropriate time to share some gems on Liz Taylor. My favorite so far: Elizabeth Taylor Offered to Be Hostage, Dinitz Discloses June 16,… More ▸