#33 Rami's security check - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • * BEN JABO
    • 11.01.07 | 03:08 (IST)

    As a Jew, having been through security checks in Israel, both inbound & outbound, I've always felt it was to my benefit when they're so cuatious. Flying to Cyprus, I underwent a thorough check on arrival, and a very thorough & personal body search on departure. I was called to return to the x-ray area, they found several suspicious objects in my carry-on bag. I had put a 35mm camera & telescope in the big. When viewed in the flouroscope they certainly looked like they required checking. I thanked the security agent,after all, I was to be on the flight. Arriving and departing from NY, I had thorough outgoing and return inspections. As a U.S. citizen, my travel was on an American Passport. Security has a rough job and a high burn-out rate. After all, each agent is responsible for hundreds of lives on board the aircraft. One mis-step, it could be another Lockerbie, Scotland.

    from the article: Machsom Watch requests to monitor airport security checks
    First published 00:00 09.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.01.07
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