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  • Pollard’s attorneys appeal terms of release, calling them ‘illegal’ and ‘unreasonable’

    November 20, 2015 | 10:32 am

    Jonathan Pollard’s attorneys are appealing several of the terms of his release, saying they are “illegal.”

    Describing the terms as “unreasonable and unlawful,” Pollard’s attorneys said they filed papers Friday challenging the terms in the US District Court for the Southern...

  • Jonathan Pollard freed after 30 years

    November 20, 2015 | 8:26 am

    Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst convicted of spying for Israel, was freed from a federal prison in North Carolina.

    Pollard was released on parole early Friday after serving 30 years of a life sentence for passing classified documents to Israel.


  • Pollard offers to renounce US citizenship if allowed to go to Israel

    November 17, 2015 | 1:10 pm

    Jonathan Pollard is ready to renounce his U.S. citizenship, running the risk of never returning, should the Justice Department allow him to leave for Israel upon his release.

    “On November 20, 2015, after serving 30 years in prison, it is Mr. Pollard’s wish to move to Israel with...

  • What to know about Jonathan Pollard’s upcoming release

    November 16, 2015 | 3:47 pm

    Jonathan Pollard, the American spy for Israel sentenced to life in prison in 1987, is due to be released on parole on Saturday, 30 years after his arrest.

    The former U.S. Navy analyst’s exit from a federal prison in Butner, North Carolina (where he reportedly befriended Ponzi...

  • Jonathan Pollard: A timeline

    July 30, 2015 | 10:20 am

    Pollard is hired as a naval intelligence analyst.

    Pollard meets an Israeli intelligence officer and soon begins to sell him information.

    After attempting to gain asylum through the Israeli embassy in
    Washington, D.C., Pollard is arrested.

    Pollard pleads guilty to spying and is sentenced to life in prison.

    Israel admits Pollard acted as an agent on its behalf.

    A federal panel grants Pollard parole.

  • Netanyahu pledges to ask Obama for Pollard clemency

    March 4, 2013 | 7:43 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to ask President Obama to grant clemency to Jonathan Pollard while Obama was in Israel.

    Netanyahu met Monday with Pollard's wife, Esther, in advance of Obama's visit scheduled for later this month.

    "The time has long since come...