Jonathan Pollard

News for Jonathan Pollard

Jonathan Pollard celebrates his first birthday in Israel

Jonathan Pollard celebrates his first birthday in Israel

Former spy celebrates his first birthday since he was allowed to immigrate to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 11:39
Pollard: No one will tell us where we can live

Pollard: No one will tell us where we can live

Jonathan Pollard calls on new government to 'defend Israel's honor', warns that Biden administration aims to 'isolate Jerusalem'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 19:40
Keeping a promise to Jonathan and Esther Pollard at the Sovereignty Convention

Keeping a promise to Jonathan and Esther Pollard at the Sovereignty Convention

Jonathan and Esther Pollard are to be the guests of honor at the Sovereignty Youth Conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 22:12
Exclusive special interview with Jonathan Pollard

Exclusive special interview with Jonathan Pollard

In a special interview, the released spy talks about the Israeli gov's who didn't help him, Israel's right to the land and USA policyYoni Kempinski, 02/06/2021 21:35
Jonathan Pollard: We still don't have sovereignty in Jerusalem

Jonathan Pollard: We still don't have sovereignty in Jerusalem

Pollard visits Beit Yehonatan, the building dedicated to him in the Yemenite Village in Jerusalem, and says that "it's a dream come true."Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 18:48
Watch: Jonathan Pollard greeted with song at Beit Yehonatan

Watch: Jonathan Pollard greeted with song at Beit Yehonatan

Jonathan Pollard and his wife Esther welcomed by residents of Beit Yehonatan and Ateret Cohanim in the Old City of Jerusalem.Yoni Kempinski, 01/06/2021 16:09
Jonathan Pollard to residents of mixed cities: Your home is our home

Jonathan Pollard to residents of mixed cities: Your home is our home

"All of Israel is drawing strength from you," says Jonathan Pollard to residents of mixed cities in an important message.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 20:33
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion presents Pollard with certificate of appreciation

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion presents Pollard with certificate of appreciation

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion presents Pollard with certificate of appreciation at Mercaz HaRav yeshiva.Hezki Baruch, 11/05/2021 00:04
Pollard: G-d gave us this Land - not the US

Pollard: G-d gave us this Land - not the US

Jonathan Pollard addresses Jerusalem Day celebration at Mercaz HaRav yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 23:03
Jonathan Pollard: 'We are redeeming our land'

Jonathan Pollard: 'We are redeeming our land'

Pollard speaks out during visit to Jewish center in Jerusalem named in his honor. 'Ateret Cohanim is doing the work of redeeming Jerusalem.'Ateret Cohanim, 10/05/2021 14:38
Pollard at funeral of terror victim: I hoped that my sacrifice would prevent this tragedy

Pollard at funeral of terror victim: I hoped that my sacrifice would prevent this tragedy

Jonathan Pollard speaks at funeral of Itamar yeshiva student Yehuda Guetta, who was murdered in terror attack at Tapuah Junction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 13:01
'We waited 12 years': The story of Jonathan Pollard's Torah scroll

'We waited 12 years': The story of Jonathan Pollard's Torah scroll

Esther Pollard tells the story of the Torah scroll she and her husband wrote: 'First time in history that a prisoner wrote a Torah scroll.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2021 12:49
Pollard celebrates Independence Day in Jerusalem: Peace be upon Israel

Pollard celebrates Independence Day in Jerusalem: Peace be upon Israel

Jonathan Pollard holds Israeli flag close to his heart as he celebrates Independence Day in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 00:04
Watch: Jonathan Pollard brings his Torah scroll to Joseph's Tomb

Watch: Jonathan Pollard brings his Torah scroll to Joseph's Tomb

'Future generations will use this Torah scroll,' says Pollard at entrance to Joseph's Tomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 07:37
Pollard: This is the land that I fought and bled for

Pollard: This is the land that I fought and bled for

Jonathan Pollard makes emotional first public speech since arriving in Israel. 'We received this land from God - and no one else.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 09:36
World Zionist Organization's gift to Jonothan Pollard

World Zionist Organization's gift to Jonothan Pollard

Yaakov Hagoel presented three uniquely symbolic gifts in a sign of appreciation for Pollard's ordeal.Shlomo Witty, 05/04/2021 19:43
Watch: Jonathan Pollard celebrates Mimouna with friends in Jerusalem

Watch: Jonathan Pollard celebrates Mimouna with friends in Jerusalem

Months after immigrating to Israel, Jonathan Pollard and his wife, Esther, join Mimouna celebration at home of friends in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 11:56
Watch: Jonathan Pollard visits Cave of the Patriarchs

Watch: Jonathan Pollard visits Cave of the Patriarchs

Ex-spy visits one of Judaism's holiest sites for Passover holiday, one of the few days the entire site is open to Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2021 18:18
Pollard: I am in Jerusalem - a proof to God's miracle

Pollard: I am in Jerusalem - a proof to God's miracle

Watch Jonathan Pollard's message as recorded for an exclusive interview with Yisrael Hayom.Arutz Sheva, 25/03/2021 16:34
'The guard told me I have to leave the embassy'

'The guard told me I have to leave the embassy'

'I saw myself as expendable.' Pollard opens up about his time as a spy, his three decades in prison, and his new life in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 08:18
Trump's pardon of Israeli spy 'closes old wound,' says Pollard

Trump's pardon of Israeli spy 'closes old wound,' says Pollard

Jonathan and Esther Pollard laud Trump's pardon of Israeli spy who served as Pollard's handler.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2021 11:44
Trump pardons Pollard's handler and former aide Stephen Bannon

Trump pardons Pollard's handler and former aide Stephen Bannon

Trump issues pardons and commutes sentences for 143 people, including Israeli spy, Lakewood scam artist, Nachshon Wachsman's cousin.David Rosenberg, 20/01/2021 09:11
Moshe – traitor or hero?

Moshe – traitor or hero?

He had nothing to gain and everything to lose by turning on his benefactors, but he chose to be a hero of the Jewish people.Torah MiTzion, 06/01/2021 21:58
Pollard and the great Jewish divide

Pollard and the great Jewish divide

Israelis celebrated the Pollards’ arrival. In contrast, US Jews bristled both at the news and the joy with which Israelis greeted them.Op-edCaroline Glick, 03/01/2021 17:04
Pollard on entering politics: I've suffered enough

Pollard on entering politics: I've suffered enough

Former spy responds to report political parties want him to join them as an MK.Gary Willig, 31/12/2020 18:20
Young Israel: A remarkable and historic day for Jonathan and Esther Pollard

Young Israel: A remarkable and historic day for Jonathan and Esther Pollard

National Council of Young Israel congratulates Jonathan Pollard and his wife Esther following their arrival in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 02:02
Pollard associate: No way he's entering politics

Pollard associate: No way he's entering politics

Micky Wasserteil, who lobbied for release of Jonathan Pollard for years, rejects reports of Pollard entering Israeli politics.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 21:59
Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel: 'Ecstatic to be home at last'

Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel: 'Ecstatic to be home at last'

Jonathan Pollard arrives in Israel a month after the US Parole Commission lifted the restrictions on him.Elad Benari, 30/12/2020 14:17
Report: Netanyahu looking to make Pollard a Likud MK

Report: Netanyahu looking to make Pollard a Likud MK

PM said to be considering drafting Jonathan Pollard into the Likud's Knesset list with a top position, guaranteeing him seat in next KnessetDavid Rosenberg, 30/12/2020 12:24
May we say a Shehecheyanu or Hatov Vehameitiv blessing over Jonathan Pollard's homecoming?

May we say a Shehecheyanu or Hatov Vehameitiv blessing over Jonathan Pollard's homecoming?

Blessings include G-d's Name and therefore one cannot just recite them at will Does halakha allow blessing on this occasion? If so, which?Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 30/12/2020 11:15
All of Israel rejoices: Jonathan Pollard is finally home

All of Israel rejoices: Jonathan Pollard is finally home

Public figures across the spectrum express their joy at the conclusion of a 35-year-old saga.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 10:54
Jonathan Pollard for President of Israel

Jonathan Pollard for President of Israel

I propose Pollard for next President of Israel. Elections will be held in July 2021. What better way to celebrate his homecoming. Op-edAriel Natan Pasko, 30/12/2020 10:00
Pollard traveled to Israel on Sheldon Adelson's private jet

Pollard traveled to Israel on Sheldon Adelson's private jet

Jonathan Pollard and his wife flown from Newark, New Jersey to Israel onboard Adelson's private Boeing 737 VIP.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 09:05
Watch: PM Netanyahu welcomes Pollard to Israel

Watch: PM Netanyahu welcomes Pollard to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister greets Pollard at Ben Gurion Airport, 35 years after being arrested for espionage in the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 08:00
Why I celebrate Jonathan Pollard's freedom

Why I celebrate Jonathan Pollard's freedom

Jonathan Pollard saw something evil happening and did something good about it.  That is rare and courageous. OpinionAbba Yitzchak, 05/12/2020 20:52
Jonathan Pollard: Free at last

Jonathan Pollard: Free at last

Over all these decades, the case of Mr. Pollard has divided the Jewish community, perhaps more than so many other sensitive issues.Opinion.Larry Gordon, 30/11/2020 08:30
Flashback: 'Tuesday Night Live in Jerusalem' dedicated to Jonathan Pollard

Flashback: 'Tuesday Night Live in Jerusalem' dedicated to Jonathan Pollard

Watch the special edition of TNL hosted by Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel with special guests Caroline Glick and Esther PollardArutz Sheva, 27/11/2020 14:40
Watch: Netanyahu speaks with Jonathan Pollard and wife Esther

Watch: Netanyahu speaks with Jonathan Pollard and wife Esther

Netanyahu spoke last night with Jonathan Pollard and wife Esther in warm and moving conversation, after restrictions on Pollard were ended.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 19:33
What kept Pollard going during 30 years in prison?

What kept Pollard going during 30 years in prison?

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner speaks with Arutz Sheva about Jonathan Pollard's plans following the end of his parole and why Israel is in his debtYoni Kempinski, 24/11/2020 14:12
The man Israel left behind and the damage left with him

The man Israel left behind and the damage left with him

It is only right that Pollard, who served more time in prison than many murderers, can now make aliya. A US Jew's view of the saga. Op-ed.. Jonathan S. Tobin, 24/11/2020 10:00
Does Jonathan Pollard even want to come to Israel?

Does Jonathan Pollard even want to come to Israel?

After the abolition of the restrictive conditions imposed on him since his release from prison, will Pollard decide to immigrate to Israel?Israel News Talk Radio, 24/11/2020 01:15
When Pollard first petitioned PM to step in on his and wife's behalf

When Pollard first petitioned PM to step in on his and wife's behalf

Channel 12 News May, 2019 interview currently recirculating shows tearful Pollard relating wife's health situation, begging Israel for help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2020 18:25
Senior columnist: Stop the Pollard celebrations

Senior columnist: Stop the Pollard celebrations

Senior Israeli journalist Nahum Barnea says Jonathan Pollard should not be treated as a hero. 'This embarrassing episode is now over.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2020 16:25
Olmert on Pollard: Let him stay in New York

Olmert on Pollard: Let him stay in New York

Former PM says he would prefer that Pollard not make Aliyah: It would only intensify the damage that this affair has done to the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2020 01:07
Pollard: We will return home to Israel very soon

Pollard: We will return home to Israel very soon

After parole terminated, Jonathan Pollard and his wife remove the electronic tracking device from his leg - and plan move to Israel.Jonathan and Esther Pollard, 22/11/2020 20:03
Pollard's attorney: They expect to make Aliyah and come to Israel

Pollard's attorney: They expect to make Aliyah and come to Israel

Pollard's attorney tells Arutz Sheva: Jonathan is very thankful for all that was done for him over the years. It helped him survive.Yoni Kempinski, 22/11/2020 15:16
Rabbi Eliyahu: Israelis sold Pollard out

Rabbi Eliyahu: Israelis sold Pollard out

Tzfat Chief Rabbi laments disregard shown to plight of Jonathan Pollard within Israeli government and American Jewry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2020 14:43
'We must return debt and love to Pollard in Jerusalem'

'We must return debt and love to Pollard in Jerusalem'

Yehudit Katsover and Nadia Matar: 'The day Pollard comes to Israel will be a holiday for the entire Jewish people.'Mordechai Sones, 21/11/2020 23:19
Alan Dershowitz: 'Pollard always wanted to immigrate to Israel'

Alan Dershowitz: 'Pollard always wanted to immigrate to Israel'

Lawyer Alan Dershowitz, who is close to Pollard, said tonight he hopes Jonathan 'will celebrate wonderful Hanukkah in Land of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2020 22:17
Jonathan Pollard’s parole terminated

Jonathan Pollard’s parole terminated

US Parole Commission terminates Pollard's parole and ends the restrictions that were imposed on him, making him free to travel to Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/11/2020 21:51
Moment of truth for Jonathan Pollard

Moment of truth for Jonathan Pollard

Adv. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner says US government will decide whether Pollard can move to Israel as his parole period ends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 22:52
Contrary to rumors, no updates on removal of restrictions on Pollard

Contrary to rumors, no updates on removal of restrictions on Pollard

No updates regarding the removal of the restrictions from Jonathan Pollard despite rumors, according to report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 14:57
Anne Pollard to Arutz Sheva: Waiting anxiously

Anne Pollard to Arutz Sheva: Waiting anxiously

Jonathan Pollard's ex-wife responds to rumors that President Trump may prevent renewal of harsh restrictions imposed on him.Yoni Kempinski, 10/11/2020 22:24
RBG's liberalism did not extend to Jonathan Pollard

RBG's liberalism did not extend to Jonathan Pollard

RBG and fellow Jewish Judge Silberman upheld Pollard’s sentence in an opinion notable for its dissent by non-Jewish Judge Williams.Op-ed/David Bedein, 27/09/2020 10:31
US Jewish groups demand freedom for Jonathan Pollard

US Jewish groups demand freedom for Jonathan Pollard

OU, Agudath Israel, and Coalition for Jewish Values write separate pleas to President Trump to allow Pollard to care for his ailing wife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2019 17:04
Rabbis: Let Jonathan Pollard care for his ailing wife

Rabbis: Let Jonathan Pollard care for his ailing wife

Coalition for Jewish Values calls for release of Jonathan Pollard on humanitarian grounds as Esther Pollard undergoes cancer treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 17:12
Peretz to PM: 'Bring Pollard to Israel'

Peretz to PM: 'Bring Pollard to Israel'

Education Minister urges PM to raise Jonathan Pollard's parole conditions with Trump, push for former spy to be allowed to move to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2019 16:30