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June 12, 2011 4:42 pm

Pollard Pleads to Visit Fathers Deathbed

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JPost – Advocates for the release of Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard redoubled their efforts this weekend to persuade US President Barack Obama to enable him to visit his visit his father on his deathbed .

Pollard received a call from his brother Harvey that their father Morris, 95, was hospitalized at Memorial Hospital and Health System in South Bend, Indiana, suffering from the impact of a severe bladder infection. Since then, Pollard advocates have been in touch with Israeli and American government officials and Jewish organizations in America to persuade them to grant Pollard “compassionate leave” to see his father for the last time.

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