Geez, I dunno. I thought prison meant that you lose the freedom to do things like go to your father’s funeral. As far as I am concerned, Pollard can go to hell. Israel or no Israel.
Can you name anyone else in the history of the US who served a life sentence for handing over information to an alley?
People have done less time when caught spying for Cuba, and the USSR.
Cool Hand Luke didn’t get to go to his mother’s (iirc) funeral. And what was he in for, D&D? Malicious destruction of town property?