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From Havana to the Holy Land: Alan Gross Arrives in Israel on Aliyah

20 Tammuz 5777 – July 13, 2017
Gross and his wife Judy are now living happily in Tel Aviv.

Alan Gross to get $3.2M Compensation

2 Tevet 5775 – December 24, 2014
Gross jailed for his work on USAid project.

Obama Negotiated with Cuba ‘Behind Everyone’s Back,’ Lawmakers Charge

27 Kislev 5775 – December 18, 2014
U.S. lawmakers were divided, but many upset, about Pres. Barack Obama's secret talks that restored full relations with Cuba.

Alan Gross Credits Jewish Efforts for His Release From Cuba [video]

“It was crucial to my survival knowing that I was not forgotten.“

Alan Gross Freed From Cuban Jail

26 Kislev 5775 – December 17, 2014
After 5 years in jail, Cuba has released Jewish-American Alan Gross.

Fears Grow that Alan Gross Will Die in Jail in Cuba

12 Kislev 5775 – December 3, 2014
American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross completed his fifth year in prison in Cuba on Tuesday, one-third of a 15-year prison term for “crimes against the...

US Lawmakers Meet with Cuba’s American Jewish Prisoner, Alan Gross

6 Iyyar 5774 – May 6, 2014
U.S. lawmakers met in Cuba on Monday with imprisoned American Jewish social worker Alan Gross, jailed on a 15-year sentence in Havana.

Alan Gross Suspends Hunger Strike at Mother’s Urging

13 Nisan 5774 – April 13, 2014
Alan Gross suspended his hunger strike Friday after a week at the behest of his elderly mother. “Alan’s mother asked him to stop the fast,”...

Alan Gross Goes on Hunger Strike in Cuba

9 Nisan 5774 – April 8, 2014
American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross has gone on a hunger strike to protest his imprisonment in a Cuban jail and the lack of American assistance. “I...

Kerry Asks Vatican to Help Free Alan Gross

14 Shevat 5774 – January 14, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asked the Vatican on Tuesday to intercede in helping free American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross from a Cuban jail. Kerry...

Alan Gross Meets with Cuban Jewish Leaders

6 Tevet 5774 – December 8, 2013
Cuban Jewish leaders met with imprisoned Jewish-American contractor on the last day of Hanukkah, two days after Gross marked his fourth year in jail...

Washington Jews Plan Rally on Alan Gross’ 4th Year In Cuban Prison

25 Kislev 5774 – November 27, 2013
Alan Gross’ wife and Washington’s Jewish community are calling on President Obama to prioritize securing his release from a Cuban jail and will attend...

Federal Judge Dismisses Alan Gross’ Lawsuit against Government

21 Sivan 5773 – May 29, 2013
A federal judge dismissed on Tuesday a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by Alan Gross, the American-Jewish contractor imprisoned in Cuba since 2009. Judge...

Jews in Washington Launch Fund to Help Gross and other Jailed Jews

12 Adar 5773 – February 21, 2013
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington established a legal defense fund for Jews being held wrongfully because of their Jewishness and will...

Wiesenthal Center Officials Ask Ecuador to Intercede for Alan Gross

28 Heshvan 5773 – November 13, 2012
Officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center met with Ecuadorian authorities to seek their support in asking Cuba to release American prisoner Alan Gross. The meetings...

Alan Gross Revelations Could Hamper Campaign For His Release

30 Shevat 5772 – February 22, 2012
WASHINGTON – For the Jews of Cuba, it was the ultimate Internet connection. The high-tech equipment that U.S. contractor Alan Gross brought with him to Cuba in 2009 to help connect local Jews to the Internet reportedly included a SIM card that makes it almost impossible to track satellite signals and is generally unavailable to civilians, even in the United States.

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