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Wednesday, 17 Iyyar, 5779
  |  May 22, 2019

    November 21: Pollard Free

    It's official: Jonathan Pollard, convicted of spying on the United States for Israel, will be released on November 21, his attorney confirmed. Full Story, Video

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    Mazal Tov!
    Guest
    Mazal Tov!

    The greatest news that I heard today. Irrespective of why Obama is doing this.

    They need to wait 4 months
    Guest
    They need to wait 4 months

    H-shem protect him and keep him safe. This whole thing was such a travesty I can’t stomach it.

    Meir
    Guest
    Meir

    BS”D
    No 1
    He’s doing it for good PR- Pollard and then Rubashkin

    Mazel Tov!
    Guest
    Mazel Tov!
    RABBI MEIR KAHANE
    Guest
    RABBI MEIR KAHANE

    NOW OBAMA SHOULD SO HOW SINCERE HE IS THAT THIS WAS NOT FOR ULTERIOR MOTIVES AND FREE SHOLOM. MODCHA RUBASHKIN OBAMA JUST FREED 89 CONVICTED DRUG FELONS BECAUSE THEIR CRIMES WERE NOT VIOLENT AND THEIR LIFE SENTENCES DID NOT FIT THE CRIMES.

    notice
    Guest
    notice

    that they are not planning on letting himn out earlier than sentenced…

    Best News
    Guest
    Best News

    This is the best news, BH.
    No:1 – elections are in November. The democrats are trying to curry favor with the Jewish community. As you say best news irrespective of reason.
    May Jonathan be returned to his loved ones and regain his health.

    not so fast....
    Guest
    not so fast....

    He is not allowed to go to Israel (he is an Israeli citizen) for 5 years. That is ridiculous.

    Mazal tov
    Guest
    Mazal tov

    Mazal tov!
    Why to wait?
    Should be NOW!!!

    Chaim
    Guest
    Chaim

    He was either going way going to be released then. That is the standard that they are released at 30 years

    Why the excitement?
    Guest
    Why the excitement?

    I’m curious why everyone is getting so excited over this. There are thousands of Jews sitting in jail for lesser crimes.

    Is everyone so ignorant not to see that this is a huge red herring?

    FREE SHOLOM MORDECHAI RUBASHKIN!!
    Guest
    FREE SHOLOM MORDECHAI RUBASHKIN!!

    FREE SHOLOM MORDECHAI RUBASHKIN!!

    Free Pollard and free Rubashkin
    Guest
    Free Pollard and free Rubashkin

    It’s all the same – because they are yidden. Hashem should
    have rachmanus and they should be out NOW! They are taking so much for all the Jewish people

    BH
    Guest
    BH

    Moshiach now

    Baruch Hashem
    Guest
    Baruch Hashem

    Funny how CNN insists Pollard is an “Israeli spy.”..

    Yud tes kislev
    Guest
    Yud tes kislev

    November 21st also happens to be yud tes Kislev!!!!!!
    Although from what I understand he will be allowed to one day early because of shabbos

    November 21 this coming year
    Guest
    November 21 this coming year

    November 21 in the coming year is tes kislev, the birthday and yarzheit of the Mittler Rebbe and that night is yud ksilev, his day of liberation from imprisonment. May Mr. Pollard use his freedom wisely and increase in Torah, including the study of chassidus. May we all be freed from this galus with the coming of Moshiach now!

    Keynote speaker at the Kinus?
    Guest
    Keynote speaker at the Kinus?

    I would pay to hear him. I hope he adjusts well to “freedom.”

    To number 11
    Guest
    To number 11

    We’re excited because a fellow yid is being released.
    It’s true that a lot of other yidden on jail, and we daven that they be released as well.
    However, every time one of our brothers is released were are happy.

    One more yid who’s free!

    #1, obama is NOT doing this
    Guest
    #1, obama is NOT doing this

    0bama had nothing to do with this. The parole commission decided this on its own, because when he was sentenced it was automatic that he had to be considered for parole after 30 years. (Federal parole was abolished in 1984, but only for crimes committed after 1-Nov-1987. So no, Sholom Rubashkin can’t be paroled.)

    #11, We are happy
    Guest
    #11, We are happy

    Because his “crime” was a mitzvah, so he’s just like all those Lubavitchers who were imprisoned in Russia for doing mitzvos.

    #15, he *was* an Israeli spy.
    Guest
    #15, he *was* an Israeli spy.

    Why would CNN not call him that? It’s what he was.

    THE FACTS
    Guest
    THE FACTS

    FIVE SHORT IMPORTANT POLLARD FACTS * He spied for Israel against America 30 years ago and was sentenced to jail for life, with the eligibility of parole. He was to be automatically considered for Parole this November, every other time during the thirty years he had to apply for parole. * This date was set 30 years ago, President Barack Obama didn’t decide on this date today or any day. President Obama is NOT freeing Pollard. Although he can block Pollard’s release. * Pollard’s release has nothing to do with the Iran deal. EXCEPT that is reminds the American public… Read more »

    watch this HARAV MORDECHI ELIYAHU A FRIEND AND CHOSSID OF OUR REBBE ABOUT J POLLARD
    Guest
    watch this HARAV MORDECHI ELIYAHU A FRIEND AND CHOSSID OF OUR REBBE ABOUT J POLLARD
    So Happy
    Guest
    So Happy

    Amazing news!

    Mazal Tov!!!
    Guest
    Mazal Tov!!!

    Tov LaShamayim, Tov La Brios!

    mazol tov
    Guest
    mazol tov

    mazol tov mazol tov

    To #11
    Guest
    To #11

    Your perspective on why people are excited is distorted. We are happy because this one particular Jew is finally free, not because we think that this in and of itself will serve some other purpose or lead the government to perform less injustice in future. We see it as a positive sign from
    G-d and we are just plain joyful that Jonathan Pollard is free. If that bothers you, join the rest of the world- they don’t like it either.

    Just jumped for joy!
    Guest
    Just jumped for joy!

    Moshiach is coming now!!!

    He deserved to sit in jail.....
    Guest
    He deserved to sit in jail.....

    He spied on America for a foreign government, for MONEY. If Israel cared so much for him, they would have granted him asylum in their embassy then. Evidently they didn’t…

    About time, but...
    Guest
    About time, but...

    I, a registered Democrat am voting Republican in November unless Rubashkin is also freed.

    HES! NOT! BEING! FREED! EARLY!
    Guest
    HES! NOT! BEING! FREED! EARLY!

    HE IS SERVING HIS FULL SENTENCE WHICH ENDS NOV. 31

    the geula is here
    Guest
    the geula is here

    we just need to open our eyes and do teshuvah,the rebbe sichos,as he said it

    why does he have to stay?
    Guest
    why does he have to stay?

    why does he have to stay in the States for 5 more years..can’t he just come home to Israel and be with his wife and get on with it, a new life..why another 5 years here..anyone can explain?

    #30, he did a mitzvah
    Guest
    #30, he did a mitzvah

    Every Jew’s first duty is to his own nation, Am Yisroel. That comes before any other obligation to anyone else. The information he gave Israel saved Jewish lives, and that is all that matters. #34, he has to stay in America because if he leaves the country he could start breaking the law and there would be nothing the parole commission could do about it. They could revoke his parole but he wouldn’t come back and Israel would not extradite him. So they want to see for 5 years that he is keeping the terms of his parole, and if… Read more »

    #32, his sentence was life.
    Guest
    #32, his sentence was life.

    He is not serving his full sentence; he will be released on parole once he becomes eligible, after 30 years.

    B"h
    Guest
    B"h

    Great NEWS !!! We all going out!!!

    wow its about time, BARAK
    Guest
    wow its about time, BARAK

    keeping jonathan locked up in BARRAKS…

    Boruch Hashem
    Guest
    Boruch Hashem

    MAZALTOV!

    finally! !!
    Guest
    finally! !!

    bh !such great news!

    Gottal Love CNN
    Guest
    Gottal Love CNN

    Wonderful news!
    I just love the headline, “Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard”
    Always trying to stir up controversy

    But what if it's just a cruel joke
    Guest
    But what if it's just a cruel joke

    What if they’re messing with his emotions, just to bully him! What if they’re doing this for “fun!”

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