Pollard Wedding Announced To Renew Focus On Case
May 26, 1994 - The Jerusalem Post
Jonathan Pollard, the US naval intelligence analyst serving a life sentence
for spying for Israel, recently married Elaine Zeitz.
"Jonathan and I were married at Butner, North Carolina, during one of my
visits," Elaine Zeitz Pollard said yesterday. "Our original intent was to
keep the marriage private, but our future circumstances compel us to reveal
Zeitz Pollard said their decision to reveal their marriage, which is Pollard's
second, was an effort to combat the "facade of quiet diplomacy, which is
burying Jonathan alive."
Zeitz Pollard cited President Clinton's refusal to grant her husband clemency
this winter as the ultimate factor working against her husband's chances for
parole. Clinton's rejection was preceded by a personal plea from Prime
Minister Yitzhak Rabin in November and the lobbying of many American Jewish
Pollard has been imprisoned since 1985, and his term has included more than
five years in solitary confinement.