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  Adar 12, 5773 , 22/02/13

Pollard Petition Passes 50,000 Signature Mark

The "Civilian Letter" campaign to release Jonathan Pollard passed the 50,000 signature mark on Friday. Pollard has been behind bars since 1985 for passing classified information from the United States to Israel. Pollard's wife, Esther, called on Israelis to join the effort to bring the number to hundreds of thousands, explaining,  "In a few weeks, it will be 10,000 days since the incarceration of Jonathan. It's an event that none of us want to celebrate or observe."

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