After High-Profile Lobbying, Israel Wants Spy’s Release To Be Low-Key

Jonathan Pollard, the Israeli spy in the American Naval Intelligence was released today from Banter Jail after serving a 30 years sentence. This was by far the most devastating affair in the history of US-Israeli relations. Much was said and written about this affair, since his arrest in 1985, some of it even accurate.

Emily Harris of NPR just posted a well researched account of how Pollard’s story is perceived in Israel, which I was happy to contribute to:

Also, here is (again) a link to the op-ed Emily refers to in her piece, recently published in the New York Times:


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