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  11/9/2012, Cheshvan 24, 5773

Rafi Eitan Asks Obama to Free Pollard


Rafi Eitan, the Mossad intelligence agency's "handler" of Jonathan Pollard, said, Friday morning, that he has written to President Barack Obama of the United States, asking that he pardon Pollard, who has been in jail for 27 years on a life sentence for passing classified information to Israel. Interviewed by Kol Yisrael government radio, Eitan said he wrote, "Please, please, by your good grace, after 27 years in jail, please pardon Pollard. Release him."

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