Airbnb removed a Chicago-area listing after a prospective renter posted its prohibition on expressions of “zionism.”
“This apartment strives to be a safe space – no sexism, homophobia, zionism, racism, classism, transphobia, xenophobia, fatphobia, or other hatred and prejudice is tolerated,” said the listing that appeared earlier this month advertising a bedroom in a “massive loft” located “at the heart of Wrigley and Boystown.”
“Guests who make the space unsafe or exhibit problematic behavior WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE WITHOUT A REFUND,” it said.
Nick Papas, a spokesman for the popular tourism rental website, told JTA on Monday that the listing was suspended and Airbnb will investigate.
“Someone I know is looking for an @Airbnb in Chicago and saw this in the fine print of a host apartment. Ironic how they prohibit any form of prejudice and discrimination EXCEPT if you’re #Zionist,” one Airbnb user tweeted.
Read more at Arutz Sheva.