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Pollard’s Wife: Peres Comments ‘a Knife in My Heart’

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A Hebrew sign in Israel calling for Jonathan Pollard's freedom. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Imprisoned Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard’s wife, Esther, wrote to President Shimon Peres that he disregarded America’s refusal to free her husband when he recently said, “There is no Israeli request that President [Barack] Obama has not responded to [favorably].”

“Just a week before my husband enters his 29th year in prison, your words, Mr. President, were like a knife in my heart,” Esther wrote. “You sent the message that, as far as you are concerned, my husband does not exist.”

Jonathan Pollard, 59, is the only person in U.S. history to receive a life sentence for spying for an American ally.

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