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Jonathan Pollard Denied Attendance at Father's Graveside
Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/6/11 | Chana Yaar

Posted on 06/20/2011 2:49:19 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

Professor Morris Pollard was laid to rest Monday, denied the privilege of having his son Jonathan present to recite the Kaddish – the traditional Jewish prayer for the dead – over his grave.

Jonathan Pollard sat grieving for his father in his jail cell instead, his mother already having died -- also without his presence to comfort her in her final hours.

Despite thousands of phone calls that flooded the White House switchboard, an appeal to the U.S. State Department by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren and pleas by dozens of Israeli lawmakers, the Obama administration refused to allow Pollard to attend his father's funeral.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: deaddad; denied; graveside; israel; jonathanpollard; nsa; pollard; turnaboutfairplay; waronterror
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1 posted on 06/20/2011 2:49:27 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Good.


2 posted on 06/20/2011 2:50:55 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Scotsman will be Free

I was going to say ‘Good’ but somebody beat me to it!


3 posted on 06/20/2011 2:52:42 PM PDT by AzSteven ("War is less costly than servitude, the choice is always between Verdun and Dachau." Jean Dutourd)
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To: AzSteven

Good.


4 posted on 06/20/2011 2:54:09 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Scotsman will be Free

Good, I hope his father died realizing what a worthless POS he raised.


5 posted on 06/20/2011 2:54:09 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Eleutheria5

So, betraying your country and the freedom it has given you may negatively impact your freedom to make life’s choices later? I bet he didn’t see that coming.


6 posted on 06/20/2011 2:55:21 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: AzSteven

We will be accused of being nazis, shortly, by the fanatics.


7 posted on 06/20/2011 2:55:28 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Eleutheria5

Actions have consequences. He must assume responsibility for the consequences of his actions. This is but one of them. I have no sympathy for him.


8 posted on 06/20/2011 2:55:56 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Terrorism is nothing more than Kinetic Islam)
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To: Eleutheria5
Professor Morris Pollard was laid to rest Monday, denied the privilege of having his son Jonathan present to recite the Kaddish – the traditional Jewish prayer for the dead – over his grave.

The bastard should be grateful - if the proper punishment were given to him for his treason, his father would have said Kaddish over his grave long ago.

9 posted on 06/20/2011 2:57:55 PM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on its own.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I say good, too.


10 posted on 06/20/2011 2:58:42 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Eleutheria5

Sold our secrets to Pakistan ALSO.

And on multiple occaisions.

AND WAS PAID.

After he was imprisoned, over a dozen times he abused his mail priveleges to KEEP doing it..!


11 posted on 06/20/2011 3:00:13 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Eleutheria5

He could be out tomorrow if he would tell what he knows.

Since he wants to stay quiet, he can quietly stay.

(And if he didn’t still have some secrets to keep, you wouldn’t have most of these people trying to get him out.)


12 posted on 06/20/2011 3:00:40 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: Eleutheria5

Pollard Jr should have beaten Pollard Sr to the other side by a couple of decades.


13 posted on 06/20/2011 3:02:12 PM PDT by Natufian (t)
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To: gaijin

Pre-empting:

I’m a nazi, nazi, nazi, super extra double turbo NAZI with cherries on top.


14 posted on 06/20/2011 3:02:15 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

If you could post a link to something about that, that would probably finalize it for me. Let him stay in for life.


15 posted on 06/20/2011 3:03:44 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Even hinting that J Pollard did something wrong is anti Semetic!


16 posted on 06/20/2011 3:04:25 PM PDT by Hacksaw (Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy — H.L. Mencken)
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To: Eleutheria5

http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=41019

According to new evidence released by the FBI on Monday, Jonathan Pollard not only passed classified information on to Israel, but also to Pakistan and Australia. In a presentation given by FBI agent Ronald Olive that was broadcast on Channel 10, it was also revealed that Pollard was illegally involved in arms sales to Taiwan, France, Kenya, Afghanistan, and Argentina.


17 posted on 06/20/2011 3:06:27 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Tough s^#t.


18 posted on 06/20/2011 3:07:47 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Eleutheria5
Jerusalem Post: Pollard Spied for Pakistan
19 posted on 06/20/2011 3:10:00 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Eleutheria5

Good.


20 posted on 06/20/2011 3:10:45 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012 - GAME ON!!)
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To: forgotten man

If you want to be free to attend your father’s funeral, don’t commit treason.

Simple enough.


21 posted on 06/20/2011 3:12:27 PM PDT by DarrellZero
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To: Eleutheria5
denied the privilege of having his son Jonathan present to recite the Kaddish

Maybe Johnny wasn't able to steal one from his jail cell.

22 posted on 06/20/2011 3:12:45 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Eleutheria5

Good.


23 posted on 06/20/2011 3:13:00 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: allmendream

The only one worse in this whole spying thing, was Pollard’s despicable wife. They shoulda given her extra time just for being such a loathsome human being.


24 posted on 06/20/2011 3:15:15 PM PDT by Krankor (Her voice was soft and cool, her eyes were clear and bright . But she's not there)
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To: Scotsman will be Free; AzSteven; Mr. Lucky
While I agree that Obama did the right thing for a change, I am
perturbed that he did it by being able to spite Israel AND having
most Americans agree with him

Something is wrong with this picture...

25 posted on 06/20/2011 3:15:58 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: gaijin

According to new evidence released by the FBI on Monday, Jonathan Pollard not only passed classified information on to Israel, but also to Pakistan and Australia. In a presentation given by FBI agent Ronald Olive that was broadcast on Channel 10, it was also revealed that Pollard was illegally involved in arms sales to Taiwan, France, Kenya, Afghanistan, and Argentina.

OK. I’m convinced.

“Court snubs Pollard claim against Eitan In his report, Olive made no mention of what type of information Pollard passed to Australia and Pakistan, nor of how it was transferred. Olive also said the FBI had initially believed Pollard was spying for the Russians, and that they’d had no idea at the time that Israel was involved or that Pollard was even Jewish. “

The FBI is either retarded or lying on this last statement. I suspect the former. Sheesh.


26 posted on 06/20/2011 3:27:02 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Crime has consequences.


27 posted on 06/20/2011 3:27:46 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (Your refusing to accept the facts doesn't change the facts. Matt Dillon)
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To: gaijin

According to new evidence released by the FBI on Monday, Jonathan Pollard not only passed classified information on to Israel, but also to Pakistan and Australia. In a presentation given by FBI agent Ronald Olive that was broadcast on Channel 10, it was also revealed that Pollard was illegally involved in arms sales to Taiwan, France, Kenya, Afghanistan, and Argentina.

OK. I’m convinced.

“Court snubs Pollard claim against Eitan In his report, Olive made no mention of what type of information Pollard passed to Australia and Pakistan, nor of how it was transferred. Olive also said the FBI had initially believed Pollard was spying for the Russians, and that they’d had no idea at the time that Israel was involved or that Pollard was even Jewish. “

The FBI is either retarded or lying on this last statement. I suspect the former. Sheesh.


28 posted on 06/20/2011 3:27:46 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Ben Mugged

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2737384/posts


29 posted on 06/20/2011 3:29:38 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Talisker

Well stated, friend!


30 posted on 06/20/2011 3:32:08 PM PDT by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: Eleutheria5
From what I've read of course he shouldn't have be released, but the fact that this is playing out against Obama in Israel and might anger some Jewish Americans against Obama is a good thing.
31 posted on 06/20/2011 3:33:01 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Eleutheria5

Maybe “both?”


32 posted on 06/20/2011 3:35:00 PM PDT by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: Calvin Locke

Even a broken clock is right twice a day which is more often than the great zero.


33 posted on 06/20/2011 3:36:14 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Eleutheria5

ping


34 posted on 06/20/2011 3:49:20 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: MacMattico

Why Pollard Should Never Be Released (The Traitor)
The New Yorker Magazine | :January 18, 1999, pp. 26-33 | SEYMOUR M. HERSH

Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2001 10:32:44 PM by blackbag

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/576453/posts?q=1&;page=51

He should never be released.


35 posted on 06/20/2011 3:50:00 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012 - GAME ON!!)
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To: free me
FROM YOUR LINK:

A significant percentage of Pollard's documents, including some that described the techniques the American Navy used to track Soviet submarines around the world, was of practical importance only to the Soviet Union. One longtime C.I.A. officer who worked as a station chief in the Middle East said he understood that "certain elements in the Israeli military had used it" -- Pollard's material -- "to trade for people they wanted to get out," including Jewish scientists working in missile technology and on nuclear issues. Pollard's spying came at a time when the Israeli government was publicly committed to the free flow of Jewish emigres from the Soviet Union. The officials stressed the fact that they had no hard evidence -- no "smoking gun," in the form of a document from an Israeli or a Soviet archive -- to demonstrate the link between Pollard, Israel, and the Soviet Union, but they also said that the documents that Pollard had been directed by his Israeli handlers to betray led them to no other conclusion.

High-level suspicions about Israeli-Soviet collusion were expressed as early as December, 1985, a month after Pollard's arrest, when William J. Casey, the late C.I.A. director, who was known for his close ties to the Israeli leadership, stunned one of his station chiefs by suddenly complaining about the Israelis breaking the "ground rules." The issue arose when Casey urged increased monitoring of the Israelis during an otherwise routine visit, I was told by the station chief, who is now retired. "He asked if I knew anything about the Pollard case," the station chief recalled, and he said that Casey had added, "For your information, the Israelis used Pollard to obtain our attack plan against the U.S.S.R. --all of it. The coordinates, the firing locations, the sequences. And for guess who? The Soviets." (boldface mine - Ronin)Casey had then explained that the Israelis had traded the Pollard data for Soviet emigres. "How's that for cheating?" he had asked.

36 posted on 06/20/2011 4:21:08 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Yep. He should never get out.

I understand he could get parole after 30 years. Hope he doesn’t.


37 posted on 06/20/2011 4:27:15 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012 - GAME ON!!)
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To: free me

Apparently he was eligible to apply for parole after 8 years, but declined to.


38 posted on 06/20/2011 4:31:51 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Eleutheria5

No mercy for traitors.


39 posted on 06/20/2011 4:37:47 PM PDT by Mountain Troll (My investment plan - Canned food and shotguns)
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To: OldNewYork

I think the 30 year one is automatic as long as he has a clean prison record or something.


40 posted on 06/20/2011 4:39:50 PM PDT by free me (Sarah Palin 2012 - GAME ON!!)
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To: free me

I think you’re right, but that it’s the review of his case for probation at that time that’s automatic. Unless there’s a strong pressure from above on the review board when that happens, he probably won’t be spending the rest of his life there.


41 posted on 06/20/2011 4:43:24 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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Sh*t happens, lots of people miss their parents funerals. Personally, I don't know why we let people out of prison for funerals. Misplaced compassion.

42 posted on 06/20/2011 4:43:25 PM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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To: gaijin

And Australia. OMG! The traitor Pollard spied for AUSTRALIA!


43 posted on 06/20/2011 4:44:31 PM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw

He attempted to. But he failed at that too, though I don’t want to insult your hero too much. The Australians let us know what he tried to sell.


44 posted on 06/20/2011 4:51:27 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Eleutheria5
Maybe some other folks should be in jail too, eh?
Within two months of being hired, the technical director of the NFOIO, Richard Haver, requested that Pollard be terminated. This came after a conversation with the new hire in which Pollard offered to start a back-channel operation with the South African intelligence service and lied about his father's involvement with the CIA. Instead of terminating Pollard, Haver's boss reassigned him to a human-gathered intelligence operation. This was apparently because Pollard had a friend from graduate school in the South African intelligence service. In the vetting process for this position, Pollard, it was later discovered, lied repeatedly: he denied illegal drug use, claimed his father had been a CIA operative, misrepresented his language abilities and his educational achievements, and claimed to have applied for a commission as officer in the Naval Reserve. A month later Pollard applied for and received a transfer to the Naval Investigative Service (NIS) Surface Ships Division while keeping his TF-168[clarification needed] position.

--Wikipedia

If Pollard had worse a blinking neon sign that said "I'm not trustworthy and will sell your secrets for cash" I don't think it could have been any more obvious.

I remember all the security risks that got TS+, I as studiously avoided being in that mix. It was kafka-esque. I didn't need it. To me it was a badge of shame.

It didn't seem right.

45 posted on 06/20/2011 4:53:47 PM PDT by bvw
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To: OldNewYork

We’ll have to meet at the New York Yacht Club some day in our next lives and discuss who our heroes are. Nice place. Pollard isn’t a hero, Washington is, fwtw.


46 posted on 06/20/2011 4:57:32 PM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw

I’ll have to take your word for it.


47 posted on 06/20/2011 4:58:09 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Eleutheria5

“If Pollard had WORN a “


48 posted on 06/20/2011 4:58:18 PM PDT by bvw
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To: Eleutheria5

Good.


49 posted on 06/20/2011 5:06:07 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: Eleutheria5
Pollard is treasonous trash. For him to snivel about being in prison is rank hypocrisy - he should have been executed.
50 posted on 06/20/2011 5:15:12 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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