Pollard’s disproportionate punishment is a powerful expression of official, state-sanctioned antisemitism in America.
The interview Pollard gave in 1986 to Post correspondent Wolf Blitzer was claimed at the time of sentencing to be in violation of a plea agreement he had signed.
Lawyers: US offers to trade spy in prisoner deal proves strict parole conditions unwarranted.
Jonathan and Esther Pollard briefed some 45 Jewish notables at a meeting organized by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
The meeting will discuss, in part, efforts to ease Pollard’s parole conditions. Pollard was released from federal prison in November after serving 30 years of a life sentence for spying for Israel.
After a ‘perfect storm’ of mistakes on multiple sides, it’s the mundane legal act of parole that will grant Pollard his freedom this weekend.
The conditions of Pollard's parole have not yet been released but they are expected to include a ban on him leaving the US for five years and he is to be forbidden from giving interviews.
David Durenberger, who has first hand knowledge of full Pollard case and secret documents, to Obama: "right this wrong."