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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Peres, Bibi bringing up Pollard release with Obama

JTA March 5, 2012

Israeli President Shimon Peres asked President Obama to release convicted spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard. Peres told Pollard's wife, Esther, on Monday that he discussed the possibility of releasing Jonathan Pollard, who has been jailed for 27 years since...

Former national security adviser calls for Pollard clemency

JTA February 16, 2012

Robert McFarlane, who served as National Security Advisor under President Ronald Reagan, has called on President Obama to grant clemency to Jonathan Pollard. McFarlane wrote in a Feb. 9 letter to President Obama that an affidavit filled by then Secretary...

Jonathan Pollard

Conference of Presidents meets Pollard

JTA January 27, 2012

NEW YORK—Leaders of the Conference of Presidents met with convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard. The Tuesday meeting was held at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina, where Pollard has served 27 years of a life sentence for espionage....

 A Hebrew sign reading We want Pollard home. Photo:
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Jonathan Pollard enters 27th year in prison

By Jacob Kamaras/JointMedia News Service November 23, 2011

Rabbi Pesach Lerner has been visiting Jonathan Pollard in prison for two decades, and he says recently he has witnessed the deterioration of his health. But when advocating for Pollard's release, Lerner focuses on justice more than the humanitarian argument....

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