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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, 4/6/2021, 9:36 AM
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, 4/5/2021, 7:43 PM
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, 4/4/2021, 11:56 AM
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, 3/31/2021, 6:18 PM
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, 3/25/2021, 4:34 PM
'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, 3/22/2021, 8:18 AM
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, 1/20/2021, 11:44 AM
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, 1/20/2021, 9:11 AM
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, 1/6/2021, 9:58 PM
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, 1/3/2021, 5:04 PM
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, 12/31/2020, 6:20 PM
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, 12/31/2020, 2:02 AM
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, 12/30/2020, 9:59 PM
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, 12/30/2020, 2:17 PM
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, 12/30/2020, 12:24 PM
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, 12/30/2020, 11:15 AM
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, 12/30/2020, 10:54 AM
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, 12/30/2020, 10:00 AM
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, 12/30/2020, 9:05 AM
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, 12/30/2020, 8:00 AM
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, 12/5/2020, 8:52 PM
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, 11/30/2020, 8:30 AM
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, 11/27/2020, 2:40 PM
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, 11/24/2020, 7:33 PM
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, 11/24/2020, 2:12 PM
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, 11/24/2020, 10:00 AM
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, 11/24/2020, 1:15 AM
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, 11/23/2020, 6:25 PM
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, 11/23/2020, 4:25 PM
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, 11/23/2020, 1:07 AM
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, 11/22/2020, 8:03 PM
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, 11/22/2020, 3:16 PM
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, 11/22/2020, 2:43 PM
'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, 11/21/2020, 11:19 PM
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, 11/21/2020, 10:17 PM
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, 11/20/2020, 9:51 PM
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, 11/19/2020, 10:52 PM
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, 11/12/2020, 2:57 PM
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, 11/10/2020, 10:24 PM
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, 9/27/2020, 10:31 AM
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, 11/5/2019, 5:04 PM
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, 10/30/2019, 5:12 PM
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, 9/22/2019, 4:30 PM
Save the Pollards

Save the Pollards

Pollard stated that he needed help from Prime Minister Netanyahu so that he can be allowed by the US Parole Board to take care of his seriously ill wife. Tzvi Fishman, 8/27/2019, 4:59 PM
Jonathan Pollard and you

Jonathan Pollard and you

We all need to step up immediately to enable him who gave up the best years of his life for our people, to care for his sick wife and to live decently.   Leonie Ben-Simon, 8/8/2019, 9:01 AM
Esther Pollard suffering from advanced stages of cancer

Esther Pollard suffering from advanced stages of cancer

Jonathan and Esther hope that after treatments in the US, they will be able to arrive in Israel for the recovery.Orli Harari, 8/7/2019, 1:24 AM
Jonathan Pollard asks for help: Who will remain indifferent?

Jonathan Pollard asks for help: Who will remain indifferent?

Esther Pollard fought for Jonathan's life for so many years, and now he is fighting for hers.The Land Of Israel Network, 8/6/2019, 11:49 PM
Bennett: The State of Israel will do everything for Pollard

Bennett: The State of Israel will do everything for Pollard

"This is an extraordinary humanitarian case, which requires Israel to do everything possible."Naftali Bennett, 8/5/2019, 11:42 PM
Jonathan Pollard: 'My wife is seriously ill, asking for help'

Jonathan Pollard: 'My wife is seriously ill, asking for help'

'I can't take care of my wife properly bec. I don't have freedom of movement. Esther fought for my life for 30 yrs., now it's my turn.'Sara Rubenstein, 8/5/2019, 8:31 PM
Pollard: I'm fighting to come home with or without govt. help

Pollard: I'm fighting to come home with or without govt. help

Ex-spy Jonathan Pollard says faith keeps him going despite 'government's indifference' towards his fate.Gary Willig, 5/21/2019, 10:24 PM
Pollard: Israel does not care about me

Pollard: Israel does not care about me

Jonathan Pollard asks how much the Israeli government cares about its citizens if it did not care enough to secure his release over 30 yearsArutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2019, 4:18 PM
PM urged to ask Trump to approve Pollard's immigration to Israel

PM urged to ask Trump to approve Pollard's immigration to Israel

Bnei Akiva movement emphasizes: Israelis agree Pollard should return home, demands PM Netanyahu ask Pres. Trump to allow Pollard's return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 2:57 PM
What was Pollard doing at the consulate?

What was Pollard doing at the consulate?

Jonathan Pollard seen entering Israeli consulate in New York shortly before PM Netanyahu will meet President Trump in Washington DC.Gary Willig, 3/20/2019, 10:01 PM
Time to Allow Pollard to Go to Israel

Time to Allow Pollard to Go to Israel

President Donald Trump will be eternally remembered if he commutes the sentence of Jonathan Pollard.Dr. Joseph Frager, 11/26/2018, 5:45 AM
US refuses to allow Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel

US refuses to allow Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel

Israel made official request that former spy Jonathan Pollard be allowed to move to Israel, but the US Department of Justice refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2018, 8:53 PM
Moving the US Embassy does not affect Jonathan Pollard

Moving the US Embassy does not affect Jonathan Pollard

Despite the fanfare over the American Embassy move to Jerusalem - don't expect to see Jonathan Pollard dining at the White House any time soon. Unless something changes now. Barouch Levy, 5/1/2018, 1:39 PM
Trump to attend J'lem embassy opening, may pardon Pollard

Trump to attend J'lem embassy opening, may pardon Pollard

President reportedly leaning towards attending opening of US embassy in Jerusalem, is considering granting pardon to Jonathan Pollard.David Rosenberg, 4/29/2018, 8:27 PM