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  • Jonathan Pollard Denied Attendance at Father's Graveside

    06/20/2011 2:49:19 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 52 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/6/11 | Chana Yaar
    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...