The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 9

Dismissing reports that it discriminated against Jewish passengers in Spain, the British low-cost airline EasyJet accused the complainants of rowdy behavior that caused a delay, and more.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 9, 2016 18:27
1 minute read.
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1.The Reebok shoe company released a new sneaker design on Monday in honor of Israel's 68th Independence Day celebrations.
Read more: Reebok releases new sneaker design in honor of Israel's 68th Independence Day.

2. Dismissing reports that it discriminated against Jewish passengers in Spain, the British low-cost airline EasyJet accused the complainants of rowdy behavior that caused a delay.
Read more: Easyjet says Jewish passengers removed from flight due to behavior, not anti-Semitism.

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3. In response to controversial comments made by Maj. Gen. Yair Golan during a Holocaust Remembrance Day address in which he compared Israel to Germany in the 1930s, a Holocaust survivor wrote a rebuttal letter on Monday imploring the IDF officer to reexamine his position.
Read more: Holocaust survivor pens letters to IDF general accused of comparing Israel to Nazis.

4. Hillary Clinton would be a better US president in terms of Israel's interests than Donald Trump, according to an Israel Democracy Institute poll of Israeli attitudes on the two leading presidential candidates released on Monday.
Read more: Do Israelis prefer Clinton or Trump in the White House?

5. A tense quiet fell on the Israel-Gaza border on Saturday. The Palestinians did not fire any mortar shells and the IDF did not respond with tank fire, canons or air strikes.
Read more: Analysis: Current round of Gaza hostilities likely over, but powder keg could blow any minute.


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