From Baseball to Business, El Al Strike Upends Travel Plans

Support for the El Al strike seems hard to come by - especially among those fearing a cold, long wait, stranded at an airport somewhere.

Roxanne Halper was all ready to show up with celebratory balloons at Ben-Gurion Airport early Monday morning to greet her 15-year-old son Yoav, a member of the Israel Youth National Baseball team, scheduled to return triumphantly from the Pony League tournament in Prague, after doing unexpectedly well in the competition, reaching the finals against Germany.