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Current conditions require Pollard to wear a GPS monitoring device that forces him to violate the Sabbath.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised Pollard’s fate with US Vice President Mike Pence in Washington last month.
Pollard is currently appealing a court decision to not ease the parole conditions.
Lawyers appealing decision on ‘arbitrary’ parole conditions.
Eliot Lauer, a lawyer for Pollard, said he was disappointed with the ruling and said his attorneys were studying it.
‘If he’s still a risk, there is a problem with US intelligence’
Pollard was released from prison on parole in November after serving 30 years of a life sentence for spying for Israel. But his parole conditions prevent him from leaving his New York home after 7pm.
Pollard was paroled from prison after serving 30 years of a life sentence.