Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu instructed his advisers on Sunday to issue a
formal request to the United States on his behalf for Israeli agent Jonathan
Pollard to be granted 24 hours of “compassionate leave” from prison to visit his
father, Morris, on his deathbed.
Morris Pollard, 95, is hospitalized at Memorial
Hospital and Health System in South Bend, Indiana.
in the US said on Sunday that they were waiting for a formal request from
Netanyahu before beginning a massive lobbying effort to pressure American