According to Religion News Service,
Saudi Arabia bans anyone with an Israeli stamp in their passport from entering the country, even in transit. Many Jews believe the kingdom has also withheld visas from travelers with Jewish-sounding names. As the rumor of no-Jews traveled the Internet all day, Detroit rabbi and blogger Jason Miller points out: The issue here is one of principle. Delta isn't being forced to include Saudi Arabian Airlines into its Sky Team Alliance. In fact, Delta could stand on principle and refuse to include Saudi Arabian Airlines based on its discriminatory policy. Elaboration is found at USA Today.
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Delta Airlines, in its new alliance with Saudi Arabian Airlines, might wind up making a bargain shocking Jews and Christians -- no Jews, no Bibles on board to the desert kingdom.