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        3/14/2013, Nisan 3, 5773

      Obama: No Immediate Release of Pollard


      President Barack Obama of the United States said, Thursday evening, that he had no immediate plans to pardon Jonathan Pollard, who has been behind bars since October 1985 for passing classified information from the U.S. to Israel. The president's statement came in an interview with Channel 2 Television. A petition with more than 100,000 signatures is being circulated, calling on Obama to release Pollard.

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