Last remaining seats to the Jpost 2017 Annual Conference! Get your special offer now

Bereaved families ask to meet Peres on Pollard

ByGIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN
May 28, 2012 21:12

A group of bereaved families who vigorously opposed the prisoner exchange that brought home kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit last October asked for a meeting Sunday with President Shimon Peres to urge him to do everything possible to bring about the release of Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard.

Peres is going to Washington in two weeks to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from US President Barack Obama. The families wrote to Peres that that price they paid to the state obligated them to "make sure that this critical opportunity to save a life is not lost."

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
April 25, 2017
US judge blocks Trump sanctuary city order

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 13 - 27
    Beer Sheva
    15 - 23
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 15 - 23
    Jerusalem
    13 - 23
    Haifa
  • 19 - 29
    Elat
    20 - 30
    Tiberias