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Israeli Travelers Restricted By Cruise Line

Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli tourists, Tunisia, discrimination, cruising, religion )

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B'nai Brith Canada has learned from Canadian Jewish tourists aboard a Norwegian Jade cruise ship that Israeli tourists have been denied the right to disembark when the ship dropped anchor at the Port of Tunis, Tunisia. As passengers began

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Gillian M (218)
Monday March 17, 2014, 4:12 am
I was pleased to hear that the cruise company acted as they should, they will no longer be calling at Tunisia.

Past Member (0)
Monday March 17, 2014, 4:16 am
If I read that right "not welcomed by the Tunisian Government" is not the cruise line, I think they would appreciate the warning.

Shil O (0)
Monday March 17, 2014, 6:02 am
" Better still the cruise line should avoid ports that have such policies. "

should is not would

. (0)
Tuesday March 18, 2014, 2:07 pm
They were not allowed because they were Jewish, or America? Of course both.

Debra G (0)
Tuesday March 18, 2014, 3:00 pm
A small number of guests holding Israeli passports were not allowed to go ashore because of a last minute decision made by the Tunisian government, Norwegian Cruise Line said in an emailed statement Monday.
The cruise line was unaware of a need for a visa. Israel and Tunisia are technically at war, though Israelis routinely visit the ancient synagogues in Tunisia.
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