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Posts Tagged: Alan Gross Cuba

October 10, 2016 7:37 am

Alan Gross: I’m Grateful for ‘Kehila Insurance’

Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on my years of captivity in Cuba, I’m starting to feel settled into my new life in freedom...

April 15, 2016 6:47 am

For Alan Gross, Cuban Prison Didn’t Harden His Heart or Weaken His Ambition

JNS.org - Alan Gross used to be nothing more to me than a tragic headline. When I started my position at this news service in July 2011,...

November 29, 2015 10:04 am

Alan Gross: Thinking of Holocaust-Survivor Relatives Helped Me Get Through Time in Cuban Prison

Alan Gross, the American Jewish government contractor who spent five years in Cuban prison, said thinking of his family members who survived the Holocaust was...

April 8, 2015 12:25 pm

Alan Gross Negligence Lawsuit Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court

JNS.org - The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal filed by Alan Gross, the Jewish American government contractor who was imprisoned...

January 1, 2015 10:57 am

Report: Afghan Prisoner Swap Affected Obama’s Handling of Alan Gross Case

New York Times - Of all the tense moments in the year and a half of secret negotiations to free Alan P. Gross from Cuba,...

December 19, 2014 9:05 am

A Year Later, Another Victory for High-Profile Jewish Prisoners

JNS.org - On Dec. 16, 2013, Jewish businessman Jacob Ostreicher returned to U.S. soil after more than two years of incarceration in Bolivia. That development prompted me...

December 18, 2014 10:59 am

Obama Announces Renewal of Diplomacy With Cuba After Alan Gross Release (VIDEO)

JNS.org - Following Wednesday's release of Jewish-American aid worker Alan Gross from a Cuban prison, President Barack Obama announced his intent to normalize relations between the...

December 4, 2014 11:22 am

Alan Gross Marks Fifth Year in Cuban Jail

JNS.org - Jewish-American prisoner Alan Gross marked his fifth year in a Cuban jail where his health has deteriorated drastically according to his family. Gross,...

November 13, 2014 12:10 pm

U.S. Senators Meet With Alan Gross in Cuban Prison

JNS.org - U.S. Senators Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) met with Alan Gross, the Jewish-American government subcontractor serving a 15-year prison sentence...

June 3, 2014 7:44 pm

U.S. Says it Won’t Swap Cuban Prisoners for Alan Gross

Times of Israel - Last month, Alan Gross celebrated his 65th birthday in a Cuban jail cell. The American aid worker, who is Jewish, has already...

May 6, 2014 9:32 am

Members of Congress Visit Jewish-American Prisoner Alan Gross Jailed in Cuba

JNS.org - U.S. Reps. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, Sam Farr and Barbara Lee of California, and Gregory Meeks of New York on Monday met with...

April 24, 2014 9:26 am

Alan Gross Says Next Birthday Will be His Last in Cuban Prison Cell

CNN - When Alan Gross reaches his 65th birthday next month, he will tell himself that it will be the last one he spends in...

April 18, 2014 3:19 pm

A Prayer for Alan Gross on Passover 2014

I never met Alan Gross. But on Monday night, when I gather with 700 other American Jews in Phoenix to celebrate the Passover Seder, his...

April 11, 2014 8:00 pm

American-Jewish Prisoner Alan Gross Ends Hunger Strike in Cuba

JNS.org - American-Jewish prisoner Alan Gross, who has been held in Cuba since late 2009, said he is ending a hunger strike that he had...


European Jewish Community Unenthusiastic on EU Antisemitism Initiatives: Re...

The European Jewish diaspora is unenthusiastic about European Union (EU) member states' efforts to fight antisemitism, according to a report...


Biden Says Never Seen Such Anxiety Over Israel’s Political Situation...

i24 News - US President Joe Biden told Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a phone call on Sunday that...

Middle East

Archaeologists Discover Oldest Pearl City in the Gulf in the UAE

i24 News - Archaeologists on Monday claimed to have found the oldest pearl city in the Persian Gulf on an island off one of the northern Sheikhdoms of the United...


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