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Moshe Feiglin’s Got Something Up his Sleeve on Pollard

In an interview with Galei Yisrael radio station, Likud MK Moshe Feiglin hinted he has a secret plan to help free Jonathan Pollard.

More than 14,000 Sign ‘Free Pollard Now’ Petition

All segments of Israeli society have joined the petition, in a rare show of unity.

Fuel For The Pollard Controversy

Many Washington officials have long spun the story that convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard did immense harm to this country’s national security by stealing vital American military and intelligence secrets. Thus, the U.S. intelligence community has always opposed Mr. Pollard’s release.

Weinberger Gave Judge Wrong Information Resulting in Pollard’s Life Sentence

At the last minute, the Secretary of Defense presented a memo to the court accusing Pollard of doing massive damage to the U.S.

Pollard Still Imprisoned After 27 Years: An Object Lesson for Jews?

I can’t believe, if the government actually has information to justify the sentence, that it could not be provided in a manner that would be convincing without revealing damaging secrets.

Declassified: Pollard’s Handlers Wanted Arab and Soviet, Not US Information

The specific subjects sought by Pollard's Israeli handlers were Syrian drones, Egyptian missile programs, and Soviet air defenses.

Jonathan Pollard Returned to Prison

After a week of medical tests in the hospital, Jonathan Pollard was returned on Sunday to his prison cell. After falling seriously ill a week...

Time To Let Jonathan Pollard Go

Jonathan Pollard’s long incarceration has taken its toll and he is now seriously ill. While he is not the first inmate to suffer in this manner, most are given consideration for compassionate early release. It in no way diminishes the severity of his crimes to suggest he should be sent home. His sentence was Draconian, as attested to by a growing number of former senior federal officials, including several from Congress and the intelligence community.

Netanyahu on Pollard and a Palestinian State

PM Netanyahu said today at a cabinet meeting that, "a Palestinian state will not be established until they recognize Israel as the state of...

Pollard Collapsed in Jail over the Weekend

The committee to release Jonathan Pollard says the Jewish spy was hospitalized after he had collapsed in prison. His condition is unknown. His wife...

Give ‘Em Hell, Sheldon: Adelson Presses Romney on Pollard, Jerusalem Embassy

Romney, the presumptive GOP nominee, has said he needs to see the relevant intelligence material accessible to a president before deciding.

Pollard supporters call Clinton’s remarks a ‘slap in the face’

Supporters of Jonathan Pollard called Hillary Clinton's remarks rejecting his possible clemency "a resounding slap in the face" to Israel's leaders and its people.

Hillary Clinton: Jonathan Pollard Will Not Go Free

Hillary Clinton: He was sentenced to life in prison. He is serving that sentence, and I do not have any expectation that that is going to change.

The Silence is Killing Pollard

Shimon Peres had the decency to ask Mr. Obama to finally free Jonathan Pollard. The White House refused. But now that Shimon Peres, the symbol of Jewish Recognition and Acceptance, has been so accepted and embraced by the President of America, you would think that the Jews of America would finally raise their long silent voices and scream out for his release.

Bipartisan House Effort Seeking Pollard Clemency

A bipartisan letter is circulating in the U.S. House of Representatives soliciting signatures on a letter to President Obama asking him to commute Pollard's sentence to time served. The "Dear Colleague" letter is signed by veteran House members Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Christopher Smith (R-N.J.).

Bad Blood between Washington and Jerusalem Weighing on Pollard’s Chances

As President Peres is preparing to appeal to President Obama to grant clemency to convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, a former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. is saying Pollard is the means by which official Washington is punishing Israel for past and present sins.

Presidents Conference Leaders, URJ Join Pollard Plea

Top U.S. Jewish organizations joined the call on President Obama to release Jonathan Pollard because of his reported illness. "A few months ago we visited...

Jewish Press Radio: Journey Into Passover

Special Pesach edition kicks off with Yishai and Malkah sharing the story of their own inspiring journey into Pesach 5772. Then Yishai is joined by Shmuel Sackett, the International Director of Manhigut Yehudit, who tells the moving story of his personal discussions with Jonathan Pollard during visits to see him in prison. The third segment of this week’s show features the true meaning of Pesach, presented by David Sacks, a television writer and producer for The Simpsons, 3rd Rock From the Sun, and more. Finally, Yehuda HaKohen talks about how love breeds courage and destroys fear, and gives an example with a masterful presentation of the history of the Lehi movement.

Opinion: Jonathan Pollard is Dead

I do not want the stain of Pollard's ugly death in prison to be on my conscience. I do not want his death to be on my nation's conscience. I do not want it on the conscience of PM Netanyahu or President Peres. I do not want it on the conscience of Israel's gentile friends, or even the US administration. I do not want the ugly stain to be a permanent scar on the historical record and the collective memory of this generation. But it's all about to happen. Unless something changes, Jonathan Pollard will die in Butler prison in the next few weeks, days, or hours.

Obama to Pollard, Peres, Knesset: Drop Dead

The White House on Monday rejected an emotional appeal by Israel's President Shimon Peres to commute convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard's life sentence. Peres based his appeal on Pollard's fast deteriorating health, after Peres' recent conversation with Pollard's wife Esther. Peres' appeal came after he had received a petition signed by 80 MKs, urging Obama to release Pollard.

Esther Pollard Pleads Imprisoned Husband’s Case, Deteriorating Health, with Peres

Israeli President Shimon Peres met with the wife of Jonathan Pollard, who asked Peres to request her husband's release "before it is too late."...

It’s My Opinion: The Empty Chair

The Passover Seder is the most celebrated religious event among Jews in America. Attendance exceeds even Yom Kippur services. There is something very fundamental...

Jonathan Pollard And The McFarlane Factor

Several weeks ago it was reported that Robert “Bud” McFarlane, President Ronald Reagan's national security adviser at the time of the Pollard arrest and obviously someone privy to all the information known to the government – wrote a letter to President Obama asking that Mr. Pollard’s sentence be commuted to time served.

Peres, Bibi, Ask Obama for Pollard’s Release

JTA reports that both Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week asked President Obama to release convicted spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard. Peres...

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