My family, Jewish ashkenazim, decided many years ago not to fly el al. The arrogance and rudeness of the ground and air crew more than cancel out any safety factor. Price is also important. British Air, Air Canada, or other western airline, even with stop-overs and transfers mid way, is acceptable.
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from the article: U.S. couple with Jewish roots didn't expect El Al's inquisition