Justic4JPnews – February 20, 2011
February 16, 2011
To the Honorable President of the United States
Dear President Obama:
We, former Soviet Prisoners of Zion, spent many long years in Russian
prisons because we fought for the right of Jews to live in their own Jewish
We appeal to you on behalf of a Prisoner of Zion who has been imprisoned in
your country for 26 years – Jonathan Pollard. Several top U.S. Government
officials who served office during the initial years of Mr. Pollard’s arrest
and imprisonment have written to you, asking you to grant clemency to Mr.
Pollard. They emphasize that Mr. Pollard’s prison sentence was unwarranted
in its severity, and that he is wasting away in a United States penitentiary
without just cause.
The Prime Minister of Israel and the members of the Knesset also appealed to
you to grant clemency to Mr. Pollard, who has already suffered greatly for
his deeds. All of the people of Israel look to you in the hopeful
expectation that you will act in the best tradition of American justice and
Your silence worries us. We, former Prisoners of Zion in Soviet Russia, know
the danger of silence. We know the terrible suffering that comes with each
passing day in prison. Therefore, we appeal to you with a heartfelt cry –
end this Jewish prisoner’s prolonged and terrible ordeal!
You are the only one who can do so. Please, Mr. President, free Pollard now!
May God bless you from Zion.
Former Soviet Prisoners of Zion:
Noam Schalit calls on Obama to release Pollard;
19 Former Prisoners of Zion join the effort for Pollard - The Jerusalem
Former Prisoners of Zion to Obama: Your silence on Pollard worries us