Knesset Members Sign Petition to Obama to Free Pollard

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Stephen Darori on Zionism

A petition to President Barack Obama urging him to release Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard from federal prison won backing from every faction of the Knesset on Wednesday, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Almost all members of the Knesset signed the document at the close of a lengthy discussion of the Pollard issue on Wednesday, which has come to the fore once again in the wake of recent disclosures of American spying on Israeli leaders.

The petition will be sent to Obama via President Shimon Peres and to the U.S. Senate by Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein. A group of legislators will deliver it to U.S. ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro.

The only Jewish MKs who…

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