Tags: espionage

Jonathan Pollard says Jews ‘will always have dual loyalty’ and would counsel young Jews to consider spying for Israel

The Jewish Telegraphic agency reports thatJonathan Pollard, the convicted spy for Israel, told Israeli media: “The bottom line on this charge of dual loyalty is, I’m sorry, we’re Jews, and if we’re Jews, we will always have dual loyalty.” Pollard was paroled from his life sentence in 2015. Sheldon Adelson, the late billionaire campaign donor, provided a private plane for Pollard to fly to Israel.

The strange case of Jonathan Pollard: Israel’s spy parole ends

Pollard was working as an intelligence analyst for the U.S. Navy, when Israel recruited him. He sold Israel a volume of classified documents measuring 10′ by 6′ by 6′ – thousands of pages that included secret information on the location of American ships & training exercises. The US prosecutor who handled the case said the damage Pollard did to U.S. security was “beyond calculation.” Yet, many Israel partisans in the U.S. advocated for Pollard, suggesting that their loyalty to Israel was greater than to America…