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  Tishrei 12, 5772 , 10/10/11

Pardon Pollard Petition Opens on White House Web Site

A petition drive opened on the White House website,Sunday, seeking a presidential pardon for convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, who has served 26 years of a life sentence for passing classified information from the United States to its ally, Israel. 25,000 signatures are needed by November 8th for the petition to be considered by President Barack Obama.

As of Monday morning 738 signatures had been collected. To go to the petition site, click here.

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